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How do I Demonstrate an Innovation can Reduce Waiting Lists in a Healthcare System?

24th November 2023

How do I Demonstrate an Innovation can Reduce Waiting Lists in a Healthcare System?

Delve into the heart of the UK healthcare system's most pressing issue – waiting times. With the NHS waiting list soaring to a record 7.8 million patients in September 2023, addressing the challenges becomes paramount. Explore the intricate balance between demand regulation and the risk of excessive delays, especially in a single-payer system like the NHS. Discover the fine line between modulating demand and avoiding harm to patients in need.
Why evidence matters in medtech innovation

17th October 2023

Why evidence matters in medtech innovation

The adoption and spread of medtech innovations has long been a challenge in healthcare markets, particularly for SMEs. The NHS Long Term Plan acknowledges that this process needs to be faster, clearer and simpler, so that innovations, and their benefits, get to patients and clinicians faster.
Why R&D tax relief is firmly on the agenda of companies seeking innovation in MedTech

11th October 2023

Why R&D tax relief is firmly on the agenda of companies seeking innovation in MedTech

As a tax relief aimed at supporting UK incorporated research and development companies, R&D tax relief delivers a source of funding in a way that scales with the growth of a business. For companies routinely investing in innovation, it should be considered as part of an overall funding strategy to provide additional cash resources alongside other funding types.
Celebrating 75 Years of the NHS: Decades of Innovative Breakthroughs

5th July 2023

Celebrating 75 Years of the NHS: Decades of Innovative Breakthroughs

When people are asked about their thoughts on the NHS, their initial response often reflects a deep affection for the people who work in it. It's not surprising, considering that most of us encounter the NHS during our most vulnerable moments, where we consistently find exceptional care and expertise provided by front-line staff.
Pitch it, Prove it – Why multi-dimensional value propositions are crucial for medical technology innovations

10th March 2023

Pitch it, Prove it – Why multi-dimensional value propositions are crucial for medical technology innovations

Most innovations we encounter at Health Tech Enterprise (HTE) have been developed by clinicians or other healthcare professionals who have identified unmet needs in the care pathways. Adopting this approach when designing and developing products is an excellent starting point as the innovation stems from the very real experiences of the main users.
How to prove your innovation provides value-for-money

29th April 2022

How to prove your innovation provides value-for-money

Measuring the improvement in health achieved by an innovation is important for successful medical device development; the sooner an innovator knows where the technology can achieve maximum health improvements, the better the technology design can be targeted for optimal market positioning.
Why are Healthcare Markets different?

7th September 2021

Why are Healthcare Markets different?

To be successful in a new endeavour, one has to understand the terrain one is about to enter. This terrain can be strange and unusual and lead to failure unless one is adequately prepared.
Seven tips on how to increase sales for entrepreneurs in the healthcare industry

11th May 2021

Seven tips on how to increase sales for entrepreneurs in the healthcare industry

Here are 7 key pieces of advice to bear in mind when embarking on your journey as an innovator in the healthcare industry.
What makes a successful partnership between the tech industry and a public health system?

29th April 2021

What makes a successful partnership between the tech industry and a public health system?

The COVID-19 pandemic showed how the tech sector can benefit the UK's National Health Service (NHS), one of the largest public health systems in the world. For many, this has been a long time coming, as projects to bring technology into the NHS have been and gone over the last 20 years. The need for the NHS to collaborate with the tech sector has always existed but in the past 20 years, there has been a greater recognition that this partnership is mutually beneficial.

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