WMAHSN News

Act now to sponsor our Celebration of Innovation Event and Awards 2017!

Act now to sponsor our Celebration of Innovation Event and Awards 2017!

21 April 2017

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) will be holding their annual Celebration of Innovation Event and Awards at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 20 July - and your organisation is being offered the chance to become involved via two attractive and value for money sponsorship packages.

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ideasUK launches Idea of the Year Competition 2017

ideasUK launches Idea of the Year Competition 2017

19 April 2017

Through the Idea of the Year competition, ideasUK has shown how innovation in the workplace can bring wide benefits to employees, customers and organisations. The Idea of the Year competition provides a great opportunity to recognise the employees who submitted those incredible ideas, raise the profile of the scheme to senior management through external recognition and gives international exposure of your success.

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The Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London open for applications from healthcare and technology start-ups

The Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London open for applications from healthcare and technology start-ups

19 April 2017

The Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London is an initiative to help companies innovating at the cross-section between health and technology to realise their potential. Pfizer will provide a year of support to late-stage start-ups to grow and reach patients and providers faster. Winners of a competitive grant process will get the specific, tailored support they need to move their ideas forward

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WMAHSN Clinical Lead in print in prestigious physicians' publication

WMAHSN Clinical Lead in print in prestigious physicians' publication

18 April 2017

Dr Ruth Chambers, Clinical Lead for Long term conditions at WMAHSN - as well as chair of NHS Stoke-on -Trent Clinical Commissioning Group - has, along with Marc Schmid, director of Redmoor Health Limited, had a piece published in the GP magazine Pulse. In the article, Ruth and Marc discuss the "quiet revolution taking place across North Staffordshire" as part of a programme to develop a 'digital eco-system' to enhance the services provided to patients.

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Businesses can apply to share £8.5 million from Innovate UK to fund feasibility studies

Businesses can apply to share £8.5 million from Innovate UK to fund feasibility studies

18 April 2017

Businesses can apply for a share of £8.5 million from Innovate UK to fund feasibility studies. Up to £3 million of grant funding and £1.25 million of private equity investment is available for projects related to health and life sciences alone. This includes health, agriculture and biosciences.

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