Cheshire and Warrington businesses to excel in health
Businesses in Cheshire and Warrington are to benefit from a new support programme that will help them promote their products and services to the NHS.
Excel in Health Cheshire is a series of educational workshops to help local businesses to better understand the NHS, develop business cases and pitch their products and ideas to the right people.
Daniel Zamora, Health Innovation Manchester Commercial Programme Manager, said:
“The NHS requires innovative solutions from SMEs to enhance health and care services for clinicians and patients. One of the challenges is connecting the right solutions with the right people to take them to the next level. The Excel in Health programme aims to support businesses to overcome this challenge.”
Indi Singh, Innovation Agency Commercial Programme Manager, recently said:
“At the Innovation Agency along with our partners we have a great deal of experience in helping SMEs make the right connections in the health service. One of the key benefits for businesses is that our expertise helps them along the innovation pathway to avoid wasting valuable time.
“The Excel in Health programme will help local businesses develop a better understanding of the NHS as an organisation: its priorities, its culture and how procurement and commissioning work. The workshops will look at what makes innovations attractive to the NHS, and how to pitch your product or idea to experts.”
The programme of three Excel in Health workshops will take place on 5, 12 and 19 March at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. For more information visit the events pages of our website.
Latest News from
Excellence awards will recognise ‘above and beyond’ support to NHS23/04/2021 08:05:00
An awards event has been launched that will honour suppliers who have helped the NHS deliver great patient care.
Culture Camp: Learning to live with friction and discomfort08/04/2021 09:15:00
COVID-19 has impacted on how we live and work and so we ask: ‘What do we need to do now to create the culture in our organisations and across our systems that keeps people resilient, connected, and innovative?’
NHS Innovation Accelerator backs autism support system31/03/2021 15:25:00
A digital self-management system for autistic people and those with other neurological differences has been selected to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA).
New Clinical Director for Innovation Agency02/02/2021 09:10:00
The Innovation Agency has appointed Andrew Cooper as Clinical Director, three years after he joined the organisation as Associate Director of Patient Safety.
Help for businesses to ‘excel in health’08/01/2021 09:10:00
A series of workshops is on offer to North West Coast businesses with products aimed at health and care organisations.
Applications open for Pathway Tranformation Fund22/12/2020 11:05:00
Applications for phase three of the Pathway Transformation Fund (PTF) will open from Monday 4 January.
Cheshire inventors receive health tech funding for innovative foot blister prevention pad03/12/2020 09:10:00
The Cheshire-based inventors of a ground-breaking blister prevention pad have received £10,000 funding to further develop their technology in the NHS.
AHSN Network delivers almost £500m in economic growth24/11/2020 09:10:00
The Innovation Agency and its fellow 14 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) have generated nearly £500m in inward investment in the last two years, new figures reveal.