Health Enterprise East (HEE) ‐ providers of technology advisory and innovation management services to the NHS, are pleased to announce the 11th Health Enterprise East Innovation Awards 2017 is now open for entries.
This year's competition is open to all NHS staff at our member organisations and innovative SMEs across the East of England, East Midlands and London who have a new product or service which will benefit patients and improve healthcare delivery.
The categories for 2017 are as follows:
Innovation in Primary Care
Small and Medium‐sized Enterprises (SME's) Innovation
Clinical Entrepreneur of the Year - Supported by the Eastern AHSN
Full descriptions of the above categories can be found by clicking here
***If you have any questions concerning this year's competition please call 01223 928040 or email email@example.com ***
Winners of each category stand to share a record prize fund of £18,000 which can be used towards the further development of their winning innovation. Winner(s) of the Diabetes category, sponsored by Roche Diabetes Care Limited will receive a educational grant for the further development of their innovative idea.
Colleagues can also access expert advice from the team at HEE, who will also support any eligible winners to apply for the Medtech Accelerator.
A new proof of concept awards scheme, the Medtech Accelerator is a separate application process looking to help progress medical technology and software innovations developed primarily from within the NHS.
Awards from the Medtech Accelerator are on offer between £15,000 and £125,000 to innovations that show the greatest promise.
Application Form & Additional Guidance
- Launch Date - Now open
- Closing Date - Friday 14th July @ 5:00pm
- Assessment Process - During July
- Shortlisted Informed - Early August
- Awards Dinner - Evening of the 20th Sept