NHS Innovation Accelerator open for applications!

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and hosted at UCLPartners – has launched its call for applications representing high impact, evidence-based innovations.

The call is open to local, national and international healthcare innovations supported by passionate individuals from any background, including SMEs, clinicians, charity/third sector and academics.

In alignment with the current NHS priorities of COVID-19 Reset and Recovery, innovations put forward this year must address at least one of the following themes:

  • NHS response to COVID-19
  • Mental health
  • Supporting the workforce.

The application period is open until 16 October 2020 at midnight.

Interested in applying?

Visit the NIA website to learn more about the application criteria and process, find dates for informational webinars, and access the online application portal.

Your local AHSN is also available to support you in completing your application. Find your local AHSN.

For further information, contact the NHS Innovation Accelerator at [email protected]