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Wellcome Trust Institutional Partnership Award (iTPA)

The University of Manchester (UoM) has been awarded Wellcome Trust (WT) funding to undertake a pilot scheme that will build better links between science, technology and innovation by removing barriers between disciplines and making it easier to take translational steps. As a part of our proposal to the WT Institutional Translational Partnership Award (iTPA), we have […]

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NHS England launches 2019/20 ITP programme

Launched at NHS Expo 2018 on 5 September 2018 and as part of NHS England’s commitment to the Five Year Forward View, NHS England has developed the Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) 2019/20. The ITP aims to deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View – supporting the NHS to adopt innovative […]

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NHS Accelerator launches call for high-impact innovations

A NEW search for the world’s best healthcare innovations to help improve patients’ lives launches on 5th September, focussing on key NHS priorities including mental health, primary care, and prevention and early intervention in cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD). The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by the country’s 15 Academic […]

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Manchester cycle survey

TRUSTECH are looking for opinions and attitudes of cyclists and non-cyclists about commuting to work by bicycle. Part of the survey asks what incentives (if any) would encourage people to start or increase the amount they commute by bike. This short survey should only take a couple of minutes to complete. The survey is open […]

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Event: Developing successful partnerships

MIDAS, Manchester’s Inward Investment Agency, have an upcoming opportunity to help small and medium sized enterprises to develop their products and services or advance their business. 5th September 2018, 1830 – 2030 Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester The free event will focus on how to develop successful public private partnerships (PPPs) in healthcare, focusing […]

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