Regional Innovation Fund Launch

November 21, 2013 | Carl | no comments

A Regional Innovation Fund (RIF) of £5m is available this year to support and promote the adoption of innovation and the spread of best practice across the NHS. The fund is open to NHS England, as well as the NHS and AHSNs. All allocations made through the fund will seek to deliver significant improvements in […]

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Health campuses ‘reflect new spirit of NHS-industry collaboration’

November 21, 2013 | Carl | no comments

The development of ‘health technology campuses’ at sites around the UK reflects a new spirit of collaboration between the NHS and industry, according to a new report on the subject. UK Health Technology Campuses – A New Phenomenon for the NHS gives details of 13 sites in England, Wales and Scotland, where the NHS is working […]

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BMA 2014 Research Grants

November 21, 2013 | Carl | no comments

The BMA was among the first of the professional bodies to award grants and prizes to encourage and further medical research. Today, around ten research grants are administered under the auspices of the Board of Science, all funded by past bequests to the BMA. Grants totalling approximately £500,000 are awarded annually. Applications are invited from […]

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EU Funding: new opportunities and innovations for SMEs

September 30, 2013 | Carl | no comments

New Economy is a Greater Manchester association designed to boost economic growth in the region. On Monday 23rd September they hosted a breakfast briefing entitled ‘New opportunities and innovation for Small and Medium Enterprises’, which identified and provided guidance on new funding streams and support for SMEs. Presentations from the event can be downloaded from […]

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SBRI Healthcare launches new competition, with £5m to invest this year

September 24, 2013 | Carl | no comments

Funding will be awarded in a new round of competitions under the SBRI programme to develop innovative solutions towards better health outcomes. SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) Healthcare, an NHS England funded initiative to develop innovative products and services that address unmet health needs, today announced that it will distribute £5 million of government investment […]

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