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Innovation and growth

Innovation is at the heart of our mission to deliver a modern, constantly improving healthcare system for the West of England.

We help accelerate the generation and adoption of new innovations by:

  • enabling collaborations between businesses with new solutions; our health service providers who want to exploit opportunities for improvement or address key challenges; and Universities, who can provide the research base that underpins new technological developments
  • encouraging business to business partnerships that could make a real difference to our healthcare in the region
  • facilitating funding to support feasibility studies, product development and evaluation
  • involving patients and the public in the innovation process so that new services and products introduced in the future are user-led
  • delivering a range of fully funded business development resource e.g. intellectual property advice and compliance assistance
  • supporting businesses and healthcare professionals on how to bring new ideas successfully to the healthcare market.

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Innovation in action:

  • £6m investment secured for joint development of innovative solutions between the region’s health services and industry
  • Brought together 500+ people to discuss key healthcare priorities at networking events
  • 14 collaboration projects have begun between health service providers, universities and industry
  • Over 120 companies received assistance from us in developing their healthcare ideas

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