Collaborating with organisations across health and technology sectors.
Uniquely Connecting Healthcare and Industry
At Health Enterprise East we believe in improving healthcare through technology and innovation. To be successful in this, we collaborate with a number of organisations across the health and technology sectors. These partnerships are vital to ensure we remain uniquely connected with the NHS, medical technology industry and governmental organisations, and can provide our clients with the specialist advice and support they need to address their challenges across the innovation pathway.
Health Enterprise East provides membership services to 21 NHS organisations across the health and care sector. These include acute, primary, ambulance and mental healthcare providers in addition to local commissioners.
The range of innovation management services delivered by our expert team help to translate medical technology innovations into new products and services that can benefit patients. To see the latest Trusts benefiting from our services in England, see our Members Map below.
Medovate - Our Technology Development Partner
Health Enterprise East works with Medovate to support the development and go to market strategy for a number of our medical technology innovations.
Medovate is an innovation development company dedicated to the commercialisation of pioneering medical technologies created within the NHS. Backed with £9m of investment capital, Medovate supports the development and commercialisation of innovations from HEE’s pipeline.
To find out more visit the Medovate website.
Consultancy Partners - University Hospital Southampton
Health Enterprise East has partnered with the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. This partnership provides medtech companies with access to the combined expertise of HEE’s MedTech CONSULTING services plus specialist commercial and clinical advisory services from UHS.
The services provided through this partnership range from evaluation of medical technologies in a real clinical setting, Clinical Audit services and workshops on how to navigate the complex NHS procurement and contracting processes. A full description of these services can be found in the attached PDF.
Health Enterprise East works with the Eastern AHSN to oversee a number of innovation programmes and support for clinical entrepreneurs in the region.
The Eastern AHSN is one of 15 AHSNs set up to spread innovation at pace and scale across the healthcare system – in order to achieve the ultimate goals of both improving health and generating economic growth. Eastern supports the widespread adoption of innovations identified through HEE’s and our partner funding vehicles pipeline.
Local Enterprise Partnerships
Health Enterprise East works alongside a number of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in our joint venture the Medtech Accelerator.
The Medtech Accelerator provides early stage funding to NHS staff seeking to develop and commercialise medical technology innovations that address an unmet clinical need. These early stage ventures go on to contribute jobs and leverage investment into the LEP areas.