We've partnered with Wessex AHSN and Wiltshire Council to bring an Innovation Accelerator Programme for small and medium-sized enterprises in the Health and Life Sciences sector. The programme aims to support businesses through research, development and innovation activities with fully funded resources.
Swindon & Wiltshire Health and Life Science Innovation Hub
Business Development Adviser
Apply for a package of tailored business development support through the Innovation Hub.
Do you need help to get your healthcare innovation off the ground in 2019?
Apply now for 1:1 support from a suite of healthcare business experts available through the Swindon and Wiltshire Health and Life Science Innovation Hub. We have procured a range of health sector specific professional services, to support you to develop your innovation. These include:
- Accountancy and Finance – delivered by Oxford Innovation Services
- Intellectual Property – delivered by i2r Medical
- Product Design and Launch – delivered by i2r Medical
- Compliance and Technical Assistance – delivered by i2r Medical
- Healthcare Business Mentoring – delivered by Bristol Ventures
- Funding Support – delivered by Brookskebbey
In addition we have a limited amount of match-funded grant available.
Applications are open until August 2019 and the support will be available until October 2019.
About the Swindon and Wiltshire Health and Life Science Innovation Hub
The Swindon and Wiltshire Health and Life Science Innovation Hub is a partnership between the West of England AHSN, Wessex AHSN and Wiltshire Council. Through the Hub, we support small and medium-sized enterprises in the health and life science sector through research, development and innovation activities with fully funded resources.
The Hub has received £500,000 funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.
Who can join the Innovation Hub?
To apply for these resources companies must be either situated in, operating in or planning to relocate to the Swindon or Wiltshire area.
Eligible companies will be working in the health and life sciences or related key sectors, where there is a clear link to health and life sciences. Related key sectors include (but are not limited to):
• Digital: ‘information economy’
• Advanced engineering and high value manufacturing
• Environmental technologies (in particular energy)
• Military and defence
The applicant must have a business or be an individual entrepreneur with a registered business.
Businesses in difficulty as defined under state aid rules on rescue and restructuring will not be eligible to apply.
If you are interested in joining the Innovation Hub or applying for funding please contact Kate.Phillips@weahsn.net