NHS supports development of health innovations
The NHS has selected 138 entrepreneurs to design and deliver new technological solutions and innovations in healthcare. This includes the appointment of five healthcare scientists, tackling conditions including sickle cell disease and allergic reactions.
The clinical entrepreneurs programme, run by NHS England, supports NHS workers to work with leading health and technology industry experts to develop their own innovative ideas. Within the first year, clinical entrepreneurs recruited to the programme have already launched 50 start-ups, leading to the creation of 344 jobs.
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