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Heath Innovation Programme film released

A new video details how we’re working with a leading group of universities to support  MedTech startups. The film was recorded at a recent four-day programme hosted by SETsquared and KSS AHSN, where innovators were able to receive valuable support in developing and testing their business strategies. Known as The Health Innovation Programme (HIP), the initiative is a comprehensive business support programme designed for healthcare and life science businesses at various stages of development. It offers expert-led workshops that help healthcare entrepreneurs build pitching skills, write a compelling business plan, navigate the NHS landscape and find funding sources. Subhead...

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New Market Insight Briefings and Innovation Surgeries for 2019

A new series of dates for our highly popular Market Insight Briefings and Innovation Surgeries have been announced for 2019. These free sessions are open to companies of any size and with any technology, and are being held at UCLPartners, London. Companies are advised to attend a Market Insight Briefing before moving on to the Innovation Surgery. Market Insight Briefings:  9 July, 7 August, 3 September, 9 October, 7 November, 3 December Innovation Surgeries:  25 June Both events are key elements of our Bridging the Gap service, a five-stage process which helps companies through the healthcare maze, saving them...

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Innovation Exchange

(Source: www.kssahsn.net) We use our regionally based ‘Innovation Exchange’ to support healthcare innovation to spread faster and wider across the country.  The Innovation Exchange is an AHSN Network coordinated approach to identify, select and support the adoption of innovations that improve clinical outcomes, deliver better patient experiences, drive down the costs of care and stimulate wealth creation. National network The Innovation Exchange identifies innovations for the Accelerated Access Collaborative and for local adoption. The Accelerated Access Collaborative is a national partnership of organisations including NHS England, Department of Health and Social Care, Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy,...

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New partnership announced between ABHI and the AHSN Network

(Source: http://www.ahsnnetwork.com) The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) has today (6 November 2018) signed a memorandum of understanding with the AHSN Network. The partnership will see a joint commitment to developing and delivering services of mutual benefit, while ensuring HealthTech companies experience a consistent process, irrespective of the individual Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) they are working with.  The work will provide an important framework to strengthen the engagement between England’s 15 AHSNs and ABHI’s 280 member companies. To achieve this critical objective, both parties have agreed to collaborate on projects such as: Endorsement of the ABHI Code of Business Practice and credentialing arrangements Implementation...

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500,000 patients to benefit from new NHS partnerships and technologies

(Source: http://www.ahsnnetwork.com) Seven new NHS Test Beds announced – plus backing for ‘rapid uptake’ products through the Accelerated Access Collaborative Over £7 million for seven new NHS Test Beds around the country Projects include the use of AI and machine learning to improve breast cancer screening and digital platforms enabling self-management for diabetes Up to £2 million for new innovative treatments for conditions including colorectal cancer, heart disease and multiple sclerosis Estimated 500,000 patients helped and savings of £30 million for the NHS Seven new NHS Test Beds are being launched to tackle some of the biggest opportunities and challenges...

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