Making a difference to the health and wellbeing of the West Midlands
The Health and Wellbeing of the nation is in challenging times. We will help address the real world health led challenges through fostering and developing innovation. We seek to encourage interested businesses and SMEs to create the solutions, and we will support their development through the provision of support, space, networks and mentoring. All with the aim of creating and commercialising innovative solutions for the benefit of the health and economy of the region and beyond.
Launch funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority, the network is driven by the University of Warwick in partnership with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust and Bruntwood SciTech.
Our first challenges will be issued soon. Follow us on LinkedIn to get news on opening dates and challenges.
Who do we support?
We bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, SMEs and corporate organisations. Working with academics, clinicians, health sector organisations, students, experts, alumni, suppliers and investors to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of the West Midlands.
Our Aims for the Region…
The West Midlands will drive new innovations based on clinical and patient need and tested in an enabled and inter-connected real world environment.
We will continue to seek investment in the business support and networks needed to drive cluster development across the region.
Challenges for health pre and post Covid-19, need a concerted effort to address existing and new circumstances – waiting lists, ageing populations, digital solutions, robotics, new diseases and management.
Innovation to create new businesses, products and services will add to the economic development of the region.