The Swindon and Wiltshire Health and Life Science Innovation Hub is a programme of business development resources, fully-funded through the European Regional Development Fund. Innovation Funding Advice for Health and Life Science Companies is part of a series of events aiming to support companies navigate the healthcare landscape.
Are you an entrepreneur working to bring innovation to the Health and Life Science sector?
Would you like advice on how to find and apply for funding?
Are you interested in learning the nitty gritty of NHS procurement processes?
Perhaps you want to hear from a company that has really lived this innovation journey?
Maybe you’d like to learn about the fully-funded business development resources on offer?
Yes, Yes, Yes? Then the Innovation Funding Advice for Health and Life Science Companies event is for you! The event will comprise of a series of presentations, one-to-one meetings and a chance to network over drinks and refreshments.
09:00 – 9:45 Registration, Coffee and Networking
09:45 – 9:55 Introduction to the Workshed and Swindon and Wiltshire Health and Life Science Innovation Hub
09:55 – 10:10 What is an AHSN and the innovation adoption pathway?
10:10 – 10:30 Overview on national funding streams
10:30 – 10:50 International opportunities
10:50 – 11:10 Bidding into the NHS
11:10 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 11:55 How to write a bid
11:55 – 12:15 How to strengthen your evidence base
12:15 – 12:40 The story of an innovator
12:40 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 16:00 One-to-one feedback sessions with speakers
Please note spaces are limited and will be assigned on a first come first served basis. One-to-one feedback sessions will be available for booking at the registration table and throughout the event.
The new Innovation and Business Incubation Hub opened in June this year, offering office, co-work and meeting space for digitech firms, dynamic start-ups and fast-growth businesses. Based in Brunel’s listed Carriage Works, a £1M refurbishment has equipped the centre for the needs of fast-moving 21st century business and innovation.