Win Innovation Vouchers to the value of £5,000


The deadline for entering Health Enterprise East's Innovation Voucher Competition in partnership with Medovate has been extended to 30th September with £5,000 prizes to be won.

Open to all NHS colleagues at our Member Trusts, the competition is kindly supported by Medovate Ltd, the innovation development company. With a focus on novel medical technologies and open until 5:00pm on Monday 30th September, applicants can put their ideas forward and have the chance of winning Innovation Vouchers up to the value of £5,000 to help progress their innovative idea.

What are we looking for?

Innovation Vouchers are designed to support the development of new medical technologies in the areas of:

  • Anaesthesia
  • Airway Devices
  • Critical Care (Intensive Care)
  • Surgical (With an Interest in Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Technologies)

What we'll fund

The voucher scheme has been specifically developed to help the winners develop and progress their idea and could be used to support activities such as:

  • Feasibility research on a new product
  • Prototype design and development
  • Filing of Intellectual Property, Patents etc…

How to Apply

Complete the brief application form outlining details of your innovation and email to

If your entry is successful and passes the generic eligibility checks it will be put forward to a panel of experts from the field of Medical Technology for assessment and you may be invited to present in person or via video conferencing.

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Important Information

Closing date for all entries - 5:00pm Monday 30th September

  • The Innovation Voucher Awards are open to all NHS colleagues at our Member Trusts
  • Staff of any role, responsibility, department or grade are encouraged to enter their Medical Technology ideas
  • Only novel ideas will be supported through the Innovation Voucher Scheme
  • Entrants must be prepared to comply with their respective Trusts Intellectual Property policy
  • It is envisaged successful winners will work with HEE in developing and commercializing winning ideas
  • Download the Application Form.

Contact Us
If you have any questions concerning the Innovation Voucher Competition call 01223 928040 or email

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Kindly Supported by Medovate

Medovate is a medical device company dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative medical technologies created within the NHS.

Medovate provides technical, management and financial support to develop medical devices through clinical trials, regulatory approval and market launch, in order to benefit patient care and healthcare delivery.

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