Innovation Nexus: Helping industry to do business with the NHS
The Innovation Nexus provides opportunities to improve relationships and collaboration between the NHS and industry.
The Innovation Nexus was launched in October 2014 and has since helped over 200 companies by providing information, access and support – everything you need to develop, test and deliver innovative products and services in collaboration with the NHS.
If you are a business with an innovative product, service or technology that you believe has the potential to benefit the NHS, the Innovation Nexus is your gateway to access a team of NHS experts who will provide bespoke advice on the steps you should be taking to progress your innovation and engage with the NHS.
The Innovation Nexus aims to provide a single resource that can help companies, particularly SMEs, understand the steps that need to be taken to support their business planning and engage with the NHS more easily, thus progressing the adoption of their innovation at pace and with fewer unanticipated obstacles.
How can the Innovation Nexus help you?
Bespoke Industry Support
Working with the NHS can be complicated – we have a team of NHS experts on hand to guide you through processes including procurement, setting up a trial and regulatory requirements.
Information and guidance
The Innovation Nexus is a great information resource, with pages of advice and useful links to assist with your business needs.
Funding and investment
GM AHSN runs three Innovation Funds, designed to support innovators at different stages of product or service development. These funds seek to provide a stepping stone and to ensure the best and most inventive innovations will make their mark on healthcare in this region.