The West of England AHSN has been involved in a number of successful SBRI bids. Through SBRI-led challenges we have helped facilitate £6.5m of funding for projects focussed on patient safety, medicines adherence and child and adolescent mental health.

Vivo Smart Phase 1 Autumn 2013 – Patient Safety, Phase 2  – Patient Safety 2014
Developing Pupiloscope, a novel device for the identification, assessment and monitoring of head injuries.

Careflow Connect  Phase 1  2013 – Patient Safety, Phase 2  2014 – Patient Safety , Phase 1 2015 – Improving Urgent and Emergency Care Services
An integrated clinical communication system for flow of information between healthcare professionals on any device, regardless of location. Watch our short film here.

The Learning Clinic  Phase 1 2013 – Patient Safety
Implementing I.M.P.Act study_ Improving Monitoring in Paediatrics & Action

Veraz Phase 1 2013 – Patient Safety
Veraz develop products that enable businesses to ensure their staff adhere to best practice protocols.

Mayden Phase 1 2013 – Mental Health , Phase 2 2014 – Mental Health
For the development of an online hub enabling IAPT services to easily prescribe, review, select and book proven, cost-effective online treatment for patients, from live therapy sessions by video link to self-guided CBT programs and apps, and to track patient progress during their use of these online therapies.

Plessey Semiconductors
Phase 1 2013 – Cardiovascular, Phase 2 2014– Cardiovascular
A hand-held ECG monitor that has been developed by Plessey through Phase 1 and Phase 2 SBRI funding. Watch our short film here.

Biovici Phase 1 2014 – Medicines Adherence, Phase 1  2015 – Urgent And Emergency Care
Developing the next generation of point-of-care diagnostic devices forimproving medicines adherence in Mental Health and Improving Urgent and Emergency Care Services. Watch our short video here.

Folium Optics  Phase 1 2014 – Medicines Adherence, Phase 2 2015 – Medicines Adherence
A plastics display technology business set up by two former employees of Hewlett Packard Labs, Folium Optics has created the prototype in partnership with Pumpco and Designability. Read more here.

Digital Algorithms Phase 1 2016 – Self-care: General Practice of the Future
Developing the concept of social prescribing into an integrated service user-focused system using data from various sources and the development of a brand new purpose-built software platform, ROVa.