The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network’s (WMAHSN) footprint extends across 13,000 square kilometers of a geographically diverse region, ranging from the intensely urbanised areas of the centre conurbation to the rural counties of Shropshire and Herefordshire in the Welsh Marches, pastoral Warwickshire and Worcester to the south and the rugged Staffordshire Moorlands to the north.
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If nothing changes, more than five million people will have diabetes in the UK by 2025. How can people have a better understanding of diabetes and its risks, a better knowledge of what they can do to avoid developing diabetes, and what support is there to help people stay healthy?
Estates and Facilities Management
After staffing costs, providing and maintaining health and care service buildings can be one of the highest areas of spending. Families and patients also describe the importance that facilities play in treatment. What innovations could be deployed in estates and facilities management that would improve both patient experience and efficient delivery of services?
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Meet the Innovation Exchange team
The SME Innovation Fund will provide investment and provide excellent links to the NHS, investment community and academic networks. In doing so the fund will support innovations that have the potential to deliver a high impact for society, grow the reputation of the West Midlands health services and lead the adoption of new innovations in the NHS. Successful applicants will get: • Convertible loans of up to £50,000 • Unparalleled access to future investment capital • Regular mentor workshops from industry experts including experienced life sciences entrepreneurs. • Key contacts in the NHS and healthcare sectors I you would like to discuss the SME fund in more detail please contact the WMAHSN Head of Innovation Exchange, Tammy Holmes firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding of almost £9 million announced for NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle biggest healthcare challenges
The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) West Midlands, hosted by University Hospitals Birmingh...