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Innovation Agency wins Bionow Business Support Award

The Innovation Agency has won a prestigious award for its work with North West Coast businesses in the health care sector. Their Commercial team was presented with the Business Support Award at the Bionow Awards, which recognise outstanding achievement and enterprise in the life sciences sector across the North of England. The Innovation Agency is […]

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Early stage funding for digital health solutions

A new collaboration launched at the end of November by DigitalHealth.London (DH.L) and RYSE Asset Management LLP to support early stage digital health projects. Digital health businesses that offer solutions to address unmet health and social care needs are encouraged to apply to the Early Stage Opportunity Fund. RYSE are looking to invest between £250,000 […]

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STEP INto Healthcare recognised in prestigious business awards

Health Innovation Manchester’s STEP INto Healthcare programme received a commendation in Bionow’s 2017 Business Services Award, which aims to highlight support business in the biomedical sector through commitment, professionalism and creativity. Delivered in partnership by the Business Growth Hub and TRUSTECH, STEP INto Healthcare provides a structured programme of learning to help small or early-stage […]

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Sky Medical Technology awarded Healthcare Project of the Year prize

A partnership between a company and an NHS university hospital has been awarded the prestigious Bionow Healthcare Project of the Year Award for the development of a clinical proposition that reduces pre-operative oedema, thus offering significant benefits to healthcare providers Sky Medical Technology and South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been working in partnership […]

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Building a digital ready workforce for the NHS

Health Education England, in association with NHS England and NHS Digital, are working together to improve the digital capabilities of the health and social care workforce. Around £6 million will be invested to improve the digital capabilities within the NHS over the next four years. The programme is looking to transform the way health and […]

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