Open call for unmet needs

Open call for unmet needs

The AHSN NENC regularly release calls for projects to fulfill unmet needs, however, we also want to identify common problems and unmet needs that are encountered within the NHS.

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Do you work in the NHS and have a problem or an unmet need that you encounter in your job role, and that you think could be solved through innovation? If so, we want to know.

Taking these problems and unmet needs on board, we will then bring people and organisations together, in conjunction with industry and academia, to develop, test and spread, solutions.  

You can log your unmet need here:

“We are passionate about nurturing ideas from front line NHS staff members. From simple ideas to complex innovations. AHSN NENC has a team that can help support, develop, protect and commercialise your ideas for the benefit of the NHS.” Dr Nicola Wesley, Deputy Chief Executive, AHSN NENC

How can innovation help? 

Our AHSN includes a range of collaborating organisations from across the region, representing the health care sector, business and academia. We are collectively committed to improving both the health and economic prosperity of the region through innovation, research and the dissemination of knowledge, as well as the adoption of new and improved products and services.

Desired impact / outcomes 

we are proud to work across a wonderful region, supporting innovation in all its forms within the NHS and Social Care and we are dedicated to:

  • Improving population health
  • Facilitating transformational patient safety and quality improvement
  • Supporting economic growth.