The Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE) is now accepting applications for its Service Improvement and Innovation Fellowship...Read more
Further Details Announced Concerning Latest SBRI Healthcare Funding Round and Briefing Sessions
SBRI Healthcare Call – Cancer: Screening, Earlier Diagnosis & Faster Diagnosis
SBRI Healthcare is an NHS England initiative led by the Academic Health Science Networks to develop technology solutions for known healthcare challenges. SBRI is actually a pre-competitive procurement programme designed to support innovative companies to develop solutions to unmet clinical need. The AHSNs support the Healthcare SBRI programme nationally and GMAHSN and Imperial College Health Partners (SW London AHSN) have co-sponsored this call.
Officially launched on the 25th July the next funding round on cancer focuses on finding innovative solutions with the ability to transform screening and facilitate both earlier and faster diagnosis of cancer. Applications are welcomed from companies with innovative solutions.
Cancer remains one of the public’s most feared illnesses, affecting more than one in three of us in our lifetimes. This reality means that most of us will face the anxiety of ourselves or a loved one receiving this diagnosis at some point.
We know that improving the ability to screen for and diagnose cancer earlier and faster – using tests that are accessible and minimally invasive, will enhance our already record high survival rates.
Since the early 1990s, UK incidence rates of all cancers have increased by 12%. In 2014, 357,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed – the equivalent of 980 new diagnoses every day. By 2035, there are projected to be over 500,000 people diagnosed with cancer in the UK each year.
More than half of people receiving a cancer diagnosis will now live ten years or more. But there is much we could do to diagnose earlier and faster and so improve patient outcomes and long-term quality of life.
Successful applicants can receive up to £100,000 (incl. VAT) of funding for phase one (feasibility) and up to £1 million (incl. VAT) for phase two (development) for solutions that match the needs of the NHS.
There have been four briefing events scheduled for attendees to receive further details.The event was chaired by Linda with admin support from the Innovation Nexus team provided by TRUSTECH and our guest speakers were Mr Dave Shackley, Manchester Cancer Vanguard Medical Director, Professor John Radford, Research Director at the Christie, Gordon Barker, CEO, Microbiosensor, one of GM’s local companies based on University of Manchester IP who have been very successful getting SBRI contracts and have also been supported by the Innovation Nexus service and Joop Tannis, SBRI Director. We had approximately 30 delegates, several of whom were from outside GM.
For slides from the briefing session please click here: SBRI Cancer Briefing .
If you have any questions concerning the latest call or briefing session please call 01223 928040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Innovation Manchester is offering awards of up to £50,000 to individual projects and solutions in the fields of obesity,...Read more
Date: Wednesday 29th November 2017, 8:00am – 12:30pm Location: The Workplace, Central Manchester, M1 6EU Manchester’s Business Growth Hub...Read more
Surgical recovery programme that cuts post-op chest infections by 50% to be rolled out across Greater Manchester
A surgical recovery programme that cut post-operative respiratory complications by 50 per cent at Manchester Royal Infirmary is set...Read more
We are pleased to announce the release of Issue 19, our autumn issue focusing on home adaptations. Each issue...Read more
SBRI Healthcare has announced two calls for SMEs this Autumn. The focus on finding new solutions in Mental Health and Technology in...Read more
Deadline for entries: 1st December 2017 The search is on for the North West Coast’s most inspiring clinical research...Read more
Date: 27th Novemer 2017 Location: OpTIC Conference Centre, St Asaph Business Park, Denbugshire Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)...Read more
Subscribe for Updates
Register to receive newsletters and information about new programmes and events.