Industry and Innovation

Programme Brief


The Health and Life Science Innovation Hub

Wessex AHSN is working with West of England AHSN and Wiltshire Council to support health and life science companies across Swindon and Wiltshire, through the Health and Life Science Innovation Hub (HLSIH). This work is funded by a grant from the E... Find out more >


Health Innovation Programme

The Health Innovation Programme (HIP) is an intensive 3 day course for innovators and SMEs starting or building a healthcare business. Run in conjunction with SETsquared, the Global # 1 University Business Incubator, this course includes modules o... Find out more >


Health Innovation Surgery

The Health Innovation Surgery (HIS) gives innovators a one hour slot to seek advice from a diverse panel of experts. We bring together a group of people who collectively understand a wide range of topics, including business planning, intellectual ... Find out more >


Funding Support Service

Product development, market research and regulatory compliance are not cheap and the healthcare market expects substantial evidence of efficacy, which can also become very costly. Non-equity funding is available from a multitude of sources, if y... Find out more >


Innovation Exchange

We work locally and nationally with other AHSN’s to make sure great products, innovations and ideas become visible across the NHS. A number of options are available, and we use the most appropriate, depending on the phase of the product’s developm... Find out more >


MedTech Investor Showcase

Finding good investors can be the limiting factor for many companies, and few will manage to successfully reach a significant marketplace without investor input. Wessex AHSN has worked with the SETSquared Partnership, West of England, South West a... Find out more >


The Innovation Pathway: Wessex

The Innovation Pathway covers the entire innovation life cycle from idea conception through to the eventual realisation of commercial success.Originally developed by North East and North Cumbria (NENC) AHSN it has now been adopted by all AHSNs to ... Find out more >


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The Innovation Pathway: Wessex

The Innovation Pathway covers the entire innovation life cycle from idea conception through to the eventual realisation of commercial success.Originally developed by North East and North Cumbria (N...Read more >