April 2016

More start-ups sought for Digital Health quarter of the Serendip® Incubator

More start-ups sought for Digital Health quarter of the Serendip® Incubator

29 April 2016

Digital health start-up businesses who are looking to accelerate their growth are being sought to join others at the Serendip® Digital Health quarter in Birmingham. Part of Innovation Birmingham’s Serendip® Smart Cities Incubator programme, there are four sector-specific Serendip® ‘quarters’: Digital Health, Intelligent Mobility, Internet of Things and an additional incubator. These will be delivered by Innovation Birmingham in collaboration with key partners, with the WMAHSN collaborating in the Digital Health quarter.

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Mercia partners with AHSN on new West Midlands healthcare innovation fund

Mercia partners with AHSN on new West Midlands healthcare innovation fund

27 April 2016

Mercia Fund Management, a leading investment business in UK innovation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mercia Technologies PLC, is collaborating with the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) to help build and support healthcare start-ups across the West Midlands. The new SME Innovation Fund aims to grow spin-outs to improve healthcare services across the NHS, particularly those in line with the WMAHSN’s core strategic priorities; advanced diagnostics, genomics and precision medicine; mental health: recovery, crisis and prevention; long-term conditions; and wellness and the prevention of illness.

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