Win Innovation Vouchers to the value of £5,000

Now closed

Applications are now closed for the latest Health Enterprise East Innovation Voucher competition which will reward the most novel ideas in MedTech innovation. The vouchers were kindly sponsored by eg technology ltd a product design and development specialist based in Cambridge.

Open to all NHS staff the competition had a focus on novel medical technologies and closed on Monday 13th July 2020. Details of the winning entries will be shared in due course, in the meantime please do keep an eye out for new competitions by signing up to our news feeds.

What are we looking for?

Innovation Vouchers are designed to support the development of new medical technologies. Entries are limited to those supporting the development of physical devices. Ideas that include software as a feature are eligible, but ideas that are solely software based are excluded.

The innovation voucher will enable the winners to work with eg technology to develop and progress their idea through activities such as:

  • Ideation workshop followed by some concept drawings
  • Design review of an existing prototype with a report on design improvements/recommendations
  • Putting together a User Requirements Specification (URS) and a Product Requirements Specification (PRS) for the innovation

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.

How To Apply

Important Information

This competition closed for entries on 13th July 2020. Details of the winning entries will be shared in due course.

  • The Innovation Voucher competition is open to all NHS staff
  • 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 Trust's Intellectual Property policy

Contact Us

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

Innovation Tick


eg technology is a product engineering design and development specialist based in Cambridge UK. They create the next generation of medical devices and consumer products, making a positive difference to how people live.

eg has a great track of delivering inspiring and marketable products across a wide range of market sectors. They know how to make things work. Their team of engineers have amazing problem-solving skills that enable them to achieve the remarkable by taking clever ideas and, using the right technology, turn them into real, working products. They put a complete, proven product development process at their clients' disposal and provide them with the experience, people and systems necessary to take new products from concept through to transfer to manufacture.

eg is ISO 13485 accredited. Rigorous quality management is at the centre of everything they do, providing their clients with the compliance to standards for safety, quality, risk management and traceability.

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