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£36 million boost for AI technologies to revolutionise NHS care

Thousands of patients and NHS staff will benefit from dozens of new pioneering projects awarded a share of £36 million to test state-of-the-art AI technology.

Published On: 17 June 2021

Digital technologies for health and care Closes 21st June 21

Develop research ideas for novel digital technologies to monitor, diagnose and treat the population remotely. You can be from any research area and must be eligible for EPSRC research grant funding

Published On: 09 June 2021

New funding opportunities June 21

Expression of interest: emergency route for time-critical Covid-19 research Deadline: Open Apply for funding to support short-term time-sensitive collection of data or samples or rapid turn-around research or analysis

Published On: 09 June 2021

Digital Health, Housing and Care Learning Network 26-28 May 2021

The Digital Health, Housing and Care Learning Network virtual sessions are knowledge exchange opportunities for staff with an interest in how digital tools can be used to support service delivery in health, local authorities, third sector and housing organisations.

Published On: 21 May 2021


Launch of NHS Highland's Innovation Infrastructure Group. Date: FOR INDIVIDUALS, BUSINESSES, UNIVERSITIES, & THE 3RD SECTOR Thursday 27 May 2021 Time: 1.30 to 3.30 (might be shorter depending on Q&A!!) Where? Online - TEAMS:

Published On: 20 May 2021

Environmental Sustainability of Medical Devices: Challenges & Opportunities

MDMC are pleased to announce this online event taking place on Thursday 10th June, 3:00pm – 4:30pm.

Published On: 17 May 2021

Understanding remote approaches to qualitative health research

Competition opens 8th May and closes 17th June 2021

Published On: 10 May 2021

Welcome to Health Innovation South East Scotland

April 2021 Newsletter: Funded through the Chief Scientist’s Office, Health Innovation South East Scotland (HISES) forms part of national network created to deliver the Scottish Government’s vision to utilise the innovation process to deliver a healthier and wealthier nation for the future.

Published On: 05 May 2021

Driving the Electric Revolution: Supply Chains for Net Zero

Innovate UK: UK registered businesses of any size can apply for a share of up to £22 million for innovation projects focused on supply chain development for power electronics, electric machines and drives.

Published On: 05 May 2021

SBRI Competition - Assays for SARS-CoV-2 cellular immune responses

Organisations can apply for a share of £1.5million inclusive of VAT, to develop assay systems to define the magnitude and profile of cellular immune responses to SARS-CoV-2. CLOSES 26 MAY 2021

Published On: 05 May 2021

NHS National Services Scotland National Procurement 2021/22 Workplan

Please find in the read more section a link to the NHS national Services Scotland National Procurement work plan for 2021-2022 April 21 update

Published On: 27 April 2021

Medical device innovation in the NHS

Online Event Free to register 11th May 14:00 - 15:15 . The key speakers will discuss all you need to know about current and future medical device innovation in the NHS.

Published On: 22 April 2021
Last Updated On: 22 April 2021

Oxford Global Guidance on Medical Device Regulation

Helping you navigate the world of medical device regulation A digital tool to make it quicker and easier to understand how medical device regulations apply to your product

Published On: 14 April 2021

25x25 Diagnosing Skin Cancer within 25 minutes by 2025

We invite you to join the launch of the AI Skin Cancer Consortium - led by NHS Scotland. Find out what it is, and how we can work together to achieve the ambitious challenge set:

Published On: 16 March 2021

NHS Tayside SBRI Briefing event Reducing Spread of Airborne Pathogens in Healthcare SBRI Innovation

The event was broadcast via Teams on Monday 1st March 2021 A recording of the event is in the read more section below and further information on how to register. The deadline for registration is by 12:00 on the 24th March 2021

Published On: 04 March 2021

Find The Best UK Healthcare Solutions

Discover and connect with innovative UK life sciences companies, hospitals, clinics and key organisations

Published On: 03 March 2021

Healthcare Innovation Live Event 4th March 2021

Teams Video Recording of the event and Supplier Interest submission form to note your companies interest and what you can offer

Published On: 02 March 2021
Last Updated On: 05 March 2021

Public Contracts Scotland - Supplier Finder Profile

If you have not yet set-up your Supplier Finder Profile we would ask you to consider creating this as soon as you can. See article for more information

Published On: 21 February 2021

New Innovation funding opportunities UK Wide

A list of current funding opportunities outwith Scotland from the Health Innovation Network London

Published On: 04 February 2021
Last Updated On: 04 February 2021

Public sector procurement

SME access to public contracts

Published On: 04 February 2021

Health Innovation South East Scotland (HISES) Dec 2020 Newsletter

Please note this newsletter includes our latest innovation challenge. If interested please follow the link in the article.

Published On: 16 December 2020
Last Updated On: 17 December 2020

Using the UKCA mark from 1 January 2021

The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is a new UK product marking that will be used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland). It covers most goods which previously required the CE marking.

Published On: 08 December 2020

Welcome to the Supplier Journey!

The Supplier Journey provides guidance on how to bid for public sector contracts. Please read Definitions and Disclaimers before you start.

Published On: 01 December 2020

SBRI Want to know about future opportunities?

SBRI Healthcare is an NHS England & NHS Improvement initiative, supported by the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and managed by LGC Group. We aim to promote UK economic growth whilst addressing unmet health needs and enhancing the take up of known best practice.

Published On: 16 November 2020

Innovation Test Beds In Scotland for Health and Social Care

Bringing together industry, academia and healthcare services to improve NHS and social care in Scotland. To look for innovations that will enact positive changes in citizens health outcomes and general well being

Published On: 01 October 2020

NHS Scotland National Procurement

A short video on the work that NHS National Services National Procurement undertake for all of the hospitals in Scotland

Published On: 29 September 2020

Support for Innovate UK award recipients

Innovate UK has developed a range of options for supporting its existing customers with current projects through the impacts of the pandemic

Published On: 23 September 2020

Improving support and collaboration for digital innovation

To capitalise on this new appetite for collaboration and innovation, we are working with regional teams across England to scale proven innovation. We are providing funding to support implementation efforts to speed up the adoption of remote monitoring and digital tools that will enable new pathways.

Published On: 01 September 2020

Scottish Public Sector Forward Plan

A link to the Public Contracts Scotland website where you can download an excel version of all public contracts live in Scotland today

Published On: 01 September 2020

Experimental Medicine Funding Call

Innovators you should address gaps in our understanding of the causes, progression and treatment of human disease through experimental intervention, or challenge, in humans. Open date: 29 Jul 2020 Closing date: 16 Sep 2020 16:00 GMT+1 Type: Grants, Researcher-led

Published On: 31 July 2020

Output from event: Meeting of the Industry, Academia and NHS and Social Care Innovation Network

Post meeting recorded TEAMS video of all presentations and links to full individual presentations

Published On: 16 July 2020

Medical devices: conformity assessment and the CE mark

How to conform with the legal requirements for placing medical devices on the market.

Published On: 15 July 2020

Innovation support

Innovative businesses grow faster. If you're looking to develop or improve products or services, or exploring ways to increase productivity, why not ask our innovation experts for advice?

Published On: 29 June 2020

Business and enterprise Manufacturing Guidance for Inovators

Innovation Manufacturing Scottish Government Guidance

Published On: 29 June 2020

CE marking Guidance

How a product complies with EU safety, health and environmental requirements, and how to place a CE marking on your product.

Published On: 29 June 2020

NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative for Innovators

Delivering the best health innovations to patients faster than ever.

Published On: 29 January 2020

Scottish Health Research and Innovation EcosystemBETA

A directory to help companies navigate the health research and innovation landscape in Scotland

Published On: 25 October 2019
Last Updated On: 25 October 2019

Challenge 2: How can we help people with long-term illnesses access technologies

Challenge Description Our research has shown that in many cases, citizens with long-term health conditions (such as dementia or learning disabilities) can benefit from using particular types of commodity technologies by enabling self-management of their conditions and improving quality of life

Published On: 27 August 2019

What is a Medical Device ( Deffinition)

Just because a product is used in a healthcare environment or by a healthcare professional, does not automatically mean it is a medical device

Published On: 19 August 2019

Supported Business Advisory Group - National Business Support Contract for the Third Sector

Supported businesses look forward to a brighter future

Published On: 29 May 2019

Inventor Guide


Published On: 15 April 2019