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West of England innovators win Healthcare Innovation Awards

On Thursday 6 February, three of our previous Health Innovation Programme (HIP) attendees won awards at the Medilink South West Healthcare Innovation Awards 2020. Vitamica, Speechtools and the-wib are all healthcare innovations developed in...

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    Two innovative youth resilience programmes launch in West of England

    Two projects, both trialling innovative approaches to supporting and building mental health resilience in young people have launched in the West of England. The projects, MiHUB and SmartGym Gloucestershire, both...

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      Innovation Exchange to tackle NHS challenges around antimicrobial resistance

      A search has been launched during World Antibiotic Awareness Week to find innovative technologies that will support health and social care workers to overcome the challenges of tackling antimicrobial resistance....

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        Another successful year for the West of England Health Innovation Programme (HIP)

        This month, 15 fantastic delegates, with a diverse range of innovations, became the HIPsters of class October 2019 on our Health Innovation Programme (HIP). Just in case you hadn’t heard...

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          Could your innovation change the NHS?

          Today the AHSN Network has launched a new digital gateway for innovators, streamlining access to vital support from teams of experts across the country who can help companies deliver innovations...

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            Powering community engagement with hyvr

            We’re pleased to announce that we have chosen four exemplar voluntary sector initiatives to receive expertise and funding support, allowing them to use hyvr to power community engagement. This extra support will...

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              Calling healthcare app developers

              If you’d like to be part of research to improve the effectiveness of healthcare apps for patients we’d love to hear from you. We’re working with local researchers to understand...

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                Evidence into Practice Challenge 2019

                Applications for The Evidence into Practise Challenge are now closed   We have embarked on an exciting programme of work to support the development, spread, and adoption of new innovations...

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                  Create Open Health Calls for tech to help young mental health

                  Applications for Create Open Health Programme are now closed   Open call to the healthcare industry for new tech ideas to support the mental health of young people in the...

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                    getUbetter awarded SBRI Healthcare funding

                    SBRI Healthcare has awarded £99,420 to getUbetter, a platform that helps people self-manage lower back pain. The funding will help getUbetter modify their existing technology to further develop the platform. Through...

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                      Nigel Harris announced as Director of Innovation and Growth at AHSN

                      Nigel Harris will join the West of England AHSN as our new Director of Innovation and Growth on Tuesday 19 March 2019. Nigel will be joining us from his current...

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                        Innovation role of AHSNs highlighted in NHS Long Term Plan

                        With its clear emphasis on research and innovation for patient benefit, the NHS Long Term Plan published on Monday 7 January is warmly welcomed by the West of England Academic Health Science...

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