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...Read more about 'West of England innovators win Healthcare Innovation Awards'
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...Read more about 'Two innovative youth resilience programmes launch in West of England'
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....Read more about 'Innovation Exchange to tackle NHS challenges around antimicrobial resistance'
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...Read more about 'Another successful year for the West of England Health Innovation Programme (HIP)'
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...Read more about 'Could your innovation change the NHS?'
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...Read more about 'Powering community engagement with hyvr'
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...Read more about 'Calling healthcare app developers'
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...Read more about 'Evidence into Practice Challenge 2019'
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...Read more about 'Create Open Health Calls for tech to help young mental health'
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...Read more about 'getUbetter awarded SBRI Healthcare funding'
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...Read more about 'Nigel Harris announced as Director of Innovation and Growth at AHSN'
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...Read more about 'Innovation role of AHSNs highlighted in NHS Long Term Plan'