Your gateway to innovation in the NHS

Read the latest news, case studies and funding opportunities for healthcare innovators. Understand the key stages to bring your product or idea to the NHS and access tailored support through the NHS Innovation Service.

NHS Innovation Service

Supporting healthcare innovators

The NHS Innovation Service offers:

  • Practical support for all types of healthcare innovators, from start-up to established enterprise
  • A centralised record of your innovation, reducing the need to fill out multiple forms
  • Free advice and guidance from experts in the industry
  • A free review to establish your current needs and match you with organisations that can help

Your guide to innovation in the NHS

Discover the key steps you’ll need to take to introduce your idea or product to the NHS. Industry experts, government bodies, the NHS and patient groups have collaborated to provide in-depth information on everything from creation to commissioning and adoption.

Find funding opportunities

Find funding opportunities, awards and competitions to accelerate the launch of your idea or product into the NHS.

Case studies


  • Competition for Net Zero innovations open for applicants

    SBRI Healthcare, in partnership with the Greener NHS programme and the Health Innovation Network is delighted to launch a new competition for net zero innovations.

    November 7, 2023

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  • 12-months pilot programme launched for patients working on healthcare innovations

    The NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme (CEP) is offering a 12-month pilot programme for people who have experience of a long-term health condition and are working on healthcare innovations.

    November 1, 2023

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  • System funding to roll out innovations opens

    Applications have opened for funding through the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme (CEP) InSites programme which aims to help build system capacity to test and evaluate innovations in the NHS. Integrated Care Systems, General Acute and Specialist Acute Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Children Trusts and Ambulance Trusts are invited to apply.

    October 23, 2023

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