New competition for Net Zero innovations announced
The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare, an Accelerated Access Collaborative initiative, in partnership with the Greener NHS programme and the Health Innovation Network is delighted to announce a new competition; Competition 24: Delivering a Net Zero NHS for a Healthier Future.
The NHS became the world’s first health service to set net zero targets, and the first to embed net zero into legislation. Since 2010, the NHS has reduced emissions by 30% and more transformation that reduces emissions whilst maintaining and improving quality of patient care is required. Innovation has a significant role to play in supporting the NHS to reach net zero and investing in innovation now will accelerate action and ensure the best outcomes for patients
This competition seeks applications focussing on:
- Clinical community engagement
- Novel business models to enable circularity in perioperative care and critical care settings
- Net zero clinical transformation
Applications for SBRI Healthcare, Competition 24: Delivering a Net Zero NHS for a Healthier Future will be open from 31 October and close on 22 November 2023.
The competition is a standalone competition, aimed at early-stage innovations based in the UK or EU, to accelerate the development of greener innovations towards a more sustainable healthcare system. Visit SBRI website for more information about the competition and it's eligibility criteria.