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Applications are now open for the latest Health Tech Enterprise Innovation competition, sponsored by product design and development specialist eg technology, which will reward the most novel ideas in MedTech innovation.

Previous Innovation Voucher recipient, Ryan Mathew stated, “Having the opportunity to work with such skilled engineers to further develop and automate the ‘Mini-brain’ concept is fantastic. Our long-term aim for the product is for it to be used in the NHS as a benchtop device, and with the support of HTE and sponsors eg technology, we are moving a step closer to achieving this ambition.”

Open to all NHS staff, the competition will have a focus on novel medical technologies and close at 5pm on 1st February 2023.

All applicants will be invited to Health Tech Enterprise’s flagship annual MedTech Futures conference on 1st March 2023 where the winners will receive their award on stage.

What are we looking for?

Innovation Vouchers are designed to support the development of new medical technologies. Entries are limited to those supporting the development of physical devices or diagnostics platforms. Each voucher will be worth approximately £3,000 of in-kind support from sponsors eg technology.

The Innovation Voucher will enable the winners to work with the Health Tech Enterprise team to develop and progress their idea through activities such as:

  • Ideation workshop followed by concept drawings or story boards
  • Design review of an existing prototype
  • Putting together a user or product requirements specification

How to Apply

Entries will open on the 2nd of September 2022. Download the Application Form below and return to by 5pm on 1st February 2023.

If you have any questions or require any assistance with the application form please contact

Important Information

This competition will close for entries at 5pm on 1st February 2023. All applicants will be invited to HTE’s annual MedTech Futures conference on 1st March 2023 where the winners will be announced.

The Innovation Voucher competition is open to all NHS staff at HTE Member Trusts. Staff in any role, responsibility, department or grade are encouraged to enter their Medical Technology ideas.

  • Only novel ideas will be supported through the Innovation Competition.
  • Entrants must be prepared to comply with their respective Trust’s Intellectual Property policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions concerning the Innovation Competition please call Tel: 01223 422422 or email


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eg technology are a product design, engineering and development specialist based in Cambridge. We have extensive experience within the MedTech sector, ranging from microfluidics and diagnostics to surgical instruments and lateral flow. Our engineers are highly skilled, in taking devices from concept through to transfer to manufacture. Specialising in electronics, software and mechanical engineering, industrial design, human factors, project management and quality assurance, eg technology is ISO 13485 accredited. We provide our clients with the compliance to standards for safety, quality, risk management and traceability. Our team are able to provide an integrated solution for those who require the expertise to bridge the gap between innovation and a market-ready product.

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