Innovation Competitions

NEW COMPETITION COMING SOON!

Applications will soon be open for the latest Health Tech Enterprise Innovation competition 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 28th September 2022.

Short-listed applicants will be invited to Health Tech Enterprise’s flagship annual MedTech Futures conference on 19th October 2022 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.

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:

  • Protecting your intellectual property and prior art searching
  • Market and competitor analysis
  • Ideation workshop followed by concept drawings or story boards
  • Design review of an existing prototype with a report on design improvements/recommendations highlighting any risks

How to Apply

Entries will open soon.

Important Information

This competition closed for entries at 5pm on 28th September 2022. Short-listed applicants will be invited to HTE’s annual MedTech Futures conference on 19th October 2022 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 veena.mohan@hee.co.uk.

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