Organisations outside the NHS play a highly important role
in driving and facilitating innovation. By partnering with
industry, academia and the health service, NHS Innovations South
West is able to bring together all of the components necessary
to take an innovative idea and turn it into a reality that can be
available to everyone.
Our core attribute is our broad base of knowledge with the Life
Sciences and Medical technology marketplaces based on the combined
100 years experience of our consulting team.
Business case development
UK and International Sales, Marketing and Business
In particular our team understands
the issues and challenges associated with taking an idea or
technology through the development phase to a final product that is
ready for market, namely:
- Does the end product address a
sizable market need?
- What is the competitive advantage
of the final product?
- How will the product be
- What are the technical,
manufacturing and financial/funding challenges in the product
- Where are the risks? For example
will the project attract sufficient funding to see it through the
development phase to market readiness?
- What regulatory, clinical,
reimbursement hurdles will the product face both in the UK and
We are also able to provide the following support:
introductions to key decision making personnel
to assist adoption and diffusion of novel products - especially
those from iTAPP listings, that have NICE approvals or come from
identification of suitable partners for
sourcing of suitable clinical partners for
expert review and/or clinical trial
sourcing of appropriate prototyping or technical
design assistance for medical products
general advice to assist with
understanding the requirements of local NHS organisations