The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and the NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative have organised a roadshow event for innovators on 16th October 2018 at the Bradfield Centre, a unique location located in the Cambridge Science Park.
The roadshow is specifically tailored to MedTech innovators and SMEs to find out about:
- the mission, strategic priorities and activities of the NIHR
- opportunities for SMEs via our funding programmes *
- how SMEs can be supported in the conduct of clinical trials
- how SMEs can helped to formulate research plans, find collaborators and supporting centres and facilities for R&D
- relevant contacts in the NIHR and other organisations supporting medtech SMEs, such as the NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative and MedCity.
*Our Invention for Innovation (i4i)and Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME)programmes accept applications from SMEs as lead applicants collaborating with an NHS and/or academic partner. SMEs can apply to all the NIHR programmes as co-applicants.
This one-day event includes speakers from:
- the NIHR including the NIHR i4i Programme, the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN), and the NIHR Office for Clinical Research Infrastructure (NOCRI)
- MedTech SMEs that have been funded or supported by the NIHR
- Innovate UK
On the day of the event you will be able to register for a round table discussion on:
- Funding by the NIHR programmes
- Setting up R&D collaborations with the NIHR infrastructure
- Supporting SMEs in the conduct of clinical trials by the CRN.
And also register for a 1:1 session with:
- A NIHR i4i programme manager to discuss the suitability of your research plans for an NIHR programme award and ways that the NIHR can assist you with your application process
- Representatives from the CRN.
How to apply for a place
The deadline for expressions of interest is Friday 21stSeptember 2018, 5pm. You will be notified whether you have secured a place as soon as possible and no later than Friday 28 September, 5pm. Places are limited. To apply, please register an expression of interest on Eventbrite
Spots are limited. If successful we will notify you by September 2018.
For more info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The event will start at 10am and it will end at 4pm.