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  • Daresbury-based Orcha have become the March monthly winner of the 2019 Merseyside Innovation Awards (MIA). Referred to as ‘the Martin Lewis of Health Apps’, Orcha is the trusted source for health app advice and, in 2018 was enlisted by NHS Digital to conduct app evaluations......

  • The ‘great work’ taking place at Europe’s first dedicated 5G health and social care pilot, Liverpool 5G Health and Social Care, has been recognised with an extra year’s funding. The project will receive £1.48 million (£0.94M in government funding, bringing the total DCMS funding to......

  • 71 small and medium businesses have been supported through the Health Innovation Exchange project, helping them take their innovative products and services from concept to market, creating over 22 new jobs, since launching in 2016. The project, which is funded through the European Regional Development......

  • Margot James, Minister for Digital and Culture, this week visited Europe’s first dedicated 5G health and social care pilot, helping people live independently at home. Minister for Digital and Culture, Margot James, has been in Liverpool to find out how 5G technology is helping to......

  • Mental health company Oh My Mood are developing their blended care pathways programme for the UK market, with support from the Health Innovation Exchange (HIE) project. Oh My Mood, who this year chose Liverpool as its UK base, work with clinicians, universities to make evidence-based......

  • Software development company Appligo is now working with Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust via support delivered through the ERDF funded Health Innovation Exchange programme. Through this programme, Alder Hey are working with digital, health and life science SME’s to encourage innovation and technology within......

  • ‘Co-creating’ was the key theme of the Health Innovation Exchange’s (HIE) ‘Med Tech access to NHS’ two-day workshop run by the Innovation team at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. Health is one of the biggest and fastest-growing growing sectors in the world, with spend projected......

  • Ann Williams,  Liverpool City Council, Commissioning and Contract Manager and Liverpool Health and Social Care 5G Project Lead discusses how connectivity is changing the face of healthcare. Emerging technologies We are fast approaching a time when technology catches up with the futuristic ‘Black Mirror’ possibilities......

  • Innovate UK is to offer up to £10 million in loans to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Loans are for highly innovative late-stage projects with the best game-changing and/or disruptive ideas or concepts. Projects should aim to develop new products, processes or services (or......

  • Glow’s innovative SafeTeam Guardian technology is being deployed with a second NHS trust for non clinical pilot evaluation this month. The technology, originally developed for rail applications and repurposed for healthcare operations makes teams safer and more efficient by creating a real time situational overview......

  • Glow successfully complete non-clinical NHS pilot. Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust serve over 11 million people and is a Global Digital Examplar, leading the way for the future of the NHS and digital healthcare. Glow New Media, working in close partnership with Mersey Care for over......

  • Aqua Running celebrated last month having received the Digital Engineering/Technology Award at the illustrious Insiders Made in the UK Awards at the International Festival for Businesses on the 20th June 2018. Now in their fifth year, the awards are a celebration of all that’s great......

  • Businesses looking to work with the NHS and social care are invited to a special life sciences event within the International Business Festival. ‘Transforming healthcare – everybody’s business’ (Tuesday, 26 June) is organised by the Innovation Agency, whose role is spreading innovations in health and......

  • Following a recent, antimicrobial resistance, living lab facilitated by Health Innovation Exchange partners,  Liverpool John Moores University and LCR Local Enterprise Partnership, Dr Laura Kelly, outlines how taking a co-creation approach is benefiting innovation in health. Any health related product or service development process should involve......

  • Alastair Cameron, Principal Consultant at Glentarn Consultants and a member of ibd Business Advice Group, explains that Liverpool City Region businesses might not be making the most of the research and development tax credits that are available. In 2000, the then Labour government, introduced research......

  • So you’ve got a widget that’s ready to go and you want to “sell to the NHS”… Dave Burrows, Chief Executive and member of Liverpool City Region’s Health and Life Science Board and SME on the Health Innovation Exchange programme, what’s next! Don’t “sell to” but......

  •   NHS England and the Office for Life Sciences have launched the second wave of the NHS Test Beds programme, for NHS organisations and industry to bid for funding and support to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the health service. This is an......

  • ‘Partnerships and perseverance’ was the key theme of our ‘Repurposing innovations for the Health Economy’ breakfast organised by The Liverpool City Region Local Growth Hub & in association with Hill Dickinson’s Commercial Healthcare team in Liverpool on Wednesday. Click here to download the complete presentation. Health......

  • Driving innovation in the NHS can be notoriously difficult. There are lots of good reasons for that, not least the fact that it’s a huge organisation under pressure, or that migrating from legacy systems can be a massive undertaking. Even still, it’s important to try......

  • Looking at health in 2018, we can expect to see more in the way self-care gadgets, data and artificial intelligence, blockchain and online services, says Andrew Rose, sector Manager – Life Sciences and Health at Liverpool City Region LEP & Health Innovation Exchange partner. In......