Category: Industry and Wealth Creation

Predict, Prevent, Adapt: Wessex AHSN Stakeholder event October 2016

An exciting day for the local health economy, featuring a marketplace of NHS, university and small business innovators,interactive sessions on genomics, disruptive innovation, digital health and technology,and much more.

FortisNet - Strength through Collaboration

An interdisciplinary hub of expertise in regenerative medicine, orthopaedics, prosthetics and assistive technologies.

Wessex AHSN Stakeholder Conference October 2015 - Innovation into Practice

Almost 150 delegates joined Wessex AHSN's executive, programme and clinical teams at St Mary's Stadium on 13th October to learn how we've been making a difference to people's health and supporting economic growth in the region's health and life science industries during 2014-15. Here's just a small selection of our achievements.

Orthopaedic Research Institute, Bournemouth University

The Bournemouth University Orthopaedic Research Institute has been established with the support of Wessex AHSN and through collaboration with the local NHS, healthcare industry worldwide and companies from startups to multinationals. The Institute will focus on R&D of new technology, international collaborative projects, and making Bournemouth a world-leading location for research into the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis.

Wessex Life Science Cluster launch event March 2015

A distinguished panel of speakers and exhibitors shared their support for Wessex Life Science Cluster with delegates and the media attending the launch event at Salisbury City Hall on March 3rd 2015.

This important collaboration is committed to drive employment and investment in the Wessex region with the goal of creating at least 2000 jobs and attracting £100 million in new investment by 2020.

Wessex AHSN Industry Summit – Steve Fairman

Steve Fairman, Director of Business, Improvement and Research for NHS England, sets the national picture and explains why AHSNs are ‘a perfect storm of opportunity’ at the Wessex AHSN Industry Summit on 28 March 2014