The Innovation Agency provides the regional Innovation Exchange platform for the North West Coast across Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire and South Cumbria. Our footprint has around 4.1 million residents and includes 22 NHS providers, 20 CCGs, nine universities and a large number of life science industry partners and small to medium size businesses. Visit our website to discover even more regional challenges and innovations that are spreading in our region.
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Improving outcomes for mothers suffering from postnatal depression
The Innovation Agency is looking for solutions to the challenge of monitoring new mothers' wellbeing when they return home after the birth of their child. The innovation should help clinicians to pick up on the symptoms of postnatal depression earlier and therefore improve health outcomes.
The AHSN Network supports many innovators to help advance our health and care system, a selection is shown here. Find out more about these successful innovations supported by the NHS.
Safe Steps - preventing falls, improving lives
Safe Steps is a digital falls risk assessment tool, designed to reduce the number of falls in care homes.
New funding competition from SBRI Healthcare
A new round of funding is on offer through the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare,...