|Medical Tech to the ‘rescue’|
NICE Scientific Advice has launched a competition for SMEs, charities & academic research groups, who are developing transformative products that have the potential to change patients’ lives and/or save the NHS money.
The NICE AdviSeME Prize is open to products (pharmaceuticals, devices, diagnostic test/tools, cell/gene therapies, healthcare apps) in the early clinical stages of development. To be considered the technologies should demonstrate clinical credibility and target a population with a high unmet clinical need. Closing date for applications is 13 October 2017.
In addition they need to have a potential beneficial impact on either:
*survival and/or health-related quality of life
*costs to the NHS*The use of healthcare resources and/or access to healthcare