Closed Campaigns

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How can the distribution of medicines be improved across the rural geography of Herefordshire and Worcestershire?  
Lucy Chatwin (+3 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Frozen Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection rates
Kathy Scott (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Reduction of bacterial contamination and accidental administration of medication
Kathy Scott (+2 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Application for the self-management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Kathy Scott (+2 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia as a day case
Kathy Scott (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Prevention of Ventilated Associated Pneumonia in critically ill patients
Kathy Scott (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Guided mediolateral episiotomy to minimise the risk of obstetric anal sphincter 
Kathy Scott (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
We are looking for existing innovative methods that facilitate the upskilling of patients using digital modes of delivery of healthcare.
Malcolm Holmes (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
We're looking to build a regional picture of educational and training for well being and self management.  Can you contribute by sharing your experiences and innovations?
Karen Morrey (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
How are community based services using software to effectively allocate resource, schedule visits and feed into electronic patient records?
Tammy Holmes
Campaign State: Closed
Are you a start-up or a small medium sized enterprise working in the space of delivering improved healthcare? Do you have the potential to change how healthcare is delivered? The SME Innovation Fund can provide the support you need to help your idea grow.
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
Has work already been published that is scientifically validated, confirming the effectiveness of specific depression prevention strategies, for example any of those listed or other? 
Alison Williams (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Trainee clinicians know they need to understand and improve the healthcare system, not just deliver it, but there are limited training routes available for the UK’s talented clinical innovators.
What learning and development or training could be provided that will put the UK back at the forefront of clinical innovation and entrepreneurship, and will enable the NHS to deliver on the promise of the revolution in genomics, advanced technology, data analytics and social networks that are currently transforming modern life?
Lucy Chatwin (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
Innovative solutions for Paediatric assessment monitoring are being sought, solutions should be non-invasive and provide accurate and timely results.
Joanne Mewis
Campaign State: Closed
What can we do in order to learn, share, innovate and deliver on the 100,000 Genomes project across the region in order to make the West Midlands a leading expert in this area?
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
How can we harness innovation to increase levels of safety around placement of nasogastric (NG) feeding tubes? How can innovation assist healthcare professionals in both safely placing a nasogastric tube and also safely checking a nasogastric tube remains placed in the stomach before feeding to reduce the risk of harm or death by accidentally feeding a patient through a misplaced NG tube?
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
Are you a tech or digital start up business looking to accelerate your growth?   Sitting in the heart of iCentrum, The Serendip Incubator is an incredible opportunity to accelerate the growth of your tech or digital start-up by working directly with large corporate partners.
A core element of Birmingham’s ‘Knowledge Quarter’, the Serendip Incubator co-locates promising start-up businesses with large, existing commercial partners, enabling those start-ups to market-test and refine products and services with real commercial partners. These partners may in turn become customers or distribution channels as the start-up develops.
With its open plan, co-working space, the design of Serendip is focused on providing highly flexible work and think space, to respond to the natural patterns of today’s technically advanced entrepreneurs and innovators.
If accepted onto Serendip, you will work with the following corporate partners, sharing the newest, most high-tech office space in Birmingham from day one. You will boost your growth, significantly reduce the risk to potential investors and maximise the chances of success.

From 1st April 2016, Serendip will accommodate start-ups and commercial partners working within the following markets: Applicants must locate their business at iCentrum and commit to working with the Serendip Incubator corporate partners. Those accepted will be able to move into iCentrum from 1st April 2016.
Further benefits of the Serendip Incubator include:
  • Free high-tech office space for 6 months
  • Mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs
  • Specific start-up and innovation focused workshops
  • 30 Gbit internet connection
  • State of the art demonstration screens (wireless streaming direct from mobile devices for easy product demonstrations, planning meetings etc.)
  • Incredible 180-seat presentation auditorium with 7m+ wide HD presentation screen. (Ideal for large scale demonstrations, talks and product launches)
  • Brand new resident cafe
  • Access to over 100 evening and networking events per year
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15TH MARCH 2016
Lucy Chatwin (+1 more)
Campaign State: Closed
EIT Health, a European Union-wide consortium established to tackle healthy living and active ageing, has launched a call for proposals for new Innovation by Ideas projects to start in 2017, with up to half a million euros in funding up for grabs. 

The ultimate objective of the proposed projects should be the rapid market penetration of innovative healthcare products and services. Innovation by Ideas projects should build on multidisciplinary and multinational collaboration, and address and contribute to at least one societal challenge and one business objective as below):
Societal challenges                                               Business Objectives
Promoting healthy living                                        - Lifestyle interventions
                                                                              - Self-management of health
Supporting active ageing                                      - Workplace interventions
                                                                              - Overcoming functional loss
Improving healthcare                                            - Improving healthcare systems
                                                                             - Treating and managing chronic diseases
 
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
How do we prevent the development of mental health problems and get help earlier for people starting to suffer poor mental wellbeing?  
Neil Mortimer (+2 more)
Campaign State: Closed
How can we maximise public awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis and the need to seek medical advice promptly? How do we equip members of the public with this awareness in order for them to prompt healthcare professionals if they believe they are seeing the ‘red flag’ signs and symptoms of sepsis?  We have good sources of material with clear messages around sepsis awareness such as the materials from the Sepsis Trust (www.sepsistrust.org) but what innovative techniques can we use to maximise awareness and impact? Are their insights from ‘other worlds/fields’ we could apply?
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
How do you focus TECS on long term conditions, specifically Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, Diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and hypertension for the right person?
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
A waterfall starts with one drop of rain, what differences can you make or have you made to improve the lives of people with diabetes through medicines optimisation?
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
EIT Health are considering developing a MOOC for healthcare professionals and members of the public about fall prevention in frail elderly people – what experience and knowledge is there in the West Midlands to do this?
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
How can handovers and information sharing about a persons medicine be shared more effectively?  What systems, processes, protocols or enablers are in place that can help the region do this more effectively and consistently?
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed
Do you have export-ready innovations in the areas of genomics and precision medicine?  The Department for International Trade is seeking to identify both commercial and public sector innovators who could form international commercial partnerships to better exploit opportunities from overseas markets; particularly China, the most rapidly growing healthcare market.

The DIT - a Government team that helps UK organisations win international commercial contracts - is keen to capitalise on the UK’s leading edge reputation in these areas.
Lucy Chatwin
Campaign State: Closed