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Here you can read the latest innovation news from around the North West and beyond as well as information about TRUSTECH’s current activities. We’ll post details of any new initiatives and funding rounds from other organisations that may be relevant to our clients. You can navigate the news archive and search for related categories of news, such as funding opportunities or events, by using the menus provided on the right hand side of the page.

You can also read the TRUSTECH Newsletter archive here. The newsletter provides an update on TRUSTECH’s recent activities, such as projects with our member NHS Trusts and commercial partners. To receive these newsletters, please subscribe for updates by entering your details in the space provided at the bottom of this page.

If you are a journalist looking for information, please contact Rebecca Ryan on 0161 276 5764 or email rebecca.ryan@cmft.nhs.uk.


Event: How to develop evidence and commissioning for your medical device

Are you: A Medical or Health Technology Small to Medium Enterprise? Wanting your devices to be trialled or evaluated? Unsure on how to get your products procured by the NHS? If so, the North West Surgical Trials Centre, in collaboration with both the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network and the Innovation Agency is holding […]

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BLOG: The SAGE & THYME story from TRUSTECH’s perspective

SAGE & THYME training is the most widely run communications skills training programme in the NHS. It was designed to train staff how to listen and respond to patients or carers who are distressed or concerned. It is currently used in around 20% of NHS Trusts in England. Over 1,000 people have been trained as […]

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ABHI supports MedTech companies keen to forge relationships with California

The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) – the industry association for the MedTech sector in the UK – is leading a mission to California to help British companies forge stronger relationships across the state. The mission will take place from 23-29 September 2017 and is supported by the UK government. Its purpose is to […]

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NHS accelerator launches international call for high-impact innovations to join its 2017 cohort

A new search for the world’s best healthcare innovations to help improve patients’ lives launched yesterday at NHS Confed. It focuses on key NHS priorities of: mental health; primary care and; urgent and emergency care. The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA), an NHS England initiative supported by the country’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and […]

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Event: Research & innovation showcase

Date & time: 6th July 2017, 0900 – 1530 Location: Manchester Metropolitan University, C0.14 / The Street, John Dalton Building, Manchester This FREE to attend meeting is an opportunity for industry and clinicians to engage with leading academics and learn of opportunities to develop mutually beneficial collaborations with The Centre for Biomedicine at Manchester Metropolitan University. […]

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