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The importance of market research

Nuala Foley is Industry Engagement Manager at KSS AHSN. In her latest blog she tells us why market research is so important for companies wanting to work successfully with the NHS. Whether you’re new to working with the NHS or have been doing so for some time, there’s no escaping its complexity. Understanding how it works and how to engage with it won’t happen overnight. Basing your engagement on market research will give you the best chance of success, and help you to avoid too many unproductive conversations. If I had to give one piece of advice to companies...

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Industry engagement quarterly trends report: where’s the evidence?

Nuala Foley is Industry Engagement Manager at KSS AHSN. In her latest blog she considers some of the themes that have come through from her recent discussions with industry colleagues. Each week I talk with lots of companies, all of them at different stages of maturity in terms of their own development and the extent to which they’re engaged with the NHS. Some are new to the NHS and others are much further along; at KSS AHSN we’re able to offer initial guidance to those who are at an earlier stage through our market insight briefings and further, more...

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Bridging the Gap Midlands

On Thursday 30 January 2020 the AHSN Network will host Bridging the Gap Midlands, the next in a series of the popular Bridging the Gap events. This event will take place at Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire and is delivered by West Midlands and East Midlands AHSN. Bridging the gap is aimed at health technology innovators and companies who are interested in accessing the NHS marketplace to improve health and care for patients and citizens, and who have a product or service that is ready for scaling up. Free to attend, the event will include a range...

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New dates announced for Market Insight Briefings and Innovation Surgeries

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:  7 November (filling up fast), 3 December 2019, 9 January 2020, 6 February 2020 Innovation Surgery:  Both events are key elements of our Bridging the Gap service, a five-stage process which helps companies through the healthcare maze, saving them time and...

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