Great British HealthTech - Open for Innovation

UK Health systems have invested heavily in innovation programmes and now, with digital health at the forefront of efficiency & outcomes, this will accelerate. Meet the great successes nurtured in the NHS and learn how to prove and grow your innovation in the UK.
In the second half, we dive deeper into how innovating companies can find the right path to build, gain evidence, trial and scale within the UK, whether based in the UK or looking to expand here from overseas.

See part 1 - Nurtured in the NHS



14:00 – 15:15

Navigating your Innovation PathWay

First port of call
Getting Started
Gaining Evidence
Preparing to Scale

Supported by AHSNs, key Accelerators, HDR UK Digital Hubs , NIHR, Life Sciences Organisation
NICE, HealthTech Connect, MHRA

15:15 -16:00

Funding your Innovation

Speakers from Innovate UK and KTN
SBRI, Other grants and competitions
Public/Private investment

16:00 – 16:30

Better Outcomes: Impact from Adoption at Scale 

The Commissioning Landscape
Export & Import
Supported by AHSN Commercial Directory, Healthcare UK, ABHI, DIT, ECH Alliance

16:30 -17:30

Evidence & Validation Masterclass : Apps and Channels

Learn how to gain evidence and have you apps listed with support from Orcha, OurMobileHealth and NHSx

Curated by:

“Better Outcomes: Impact from Adoption at Scale” Marc Southern and Neil Crump

Marc Southern

Co-Founder & CEO at

Co-Founder of, helping to advance the adoption of good ideas and experience across the NHS. 18 years’ experience creating user-led solutions for healthcare. I'm passionate about creating beautifully simple and easy to use digital products and building healthcare communities.

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Neil Crump

Chief Partnership Officer at

Co-Founder of, helping to advance the adoption of good ideas and experience across the NHS. Communications expert with 22 years in healthcare marketing communications for private, public and third sector organisations.

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For Evidence & Validation Masterclass

Emma Selby

Clinical Lead for Digital Innovation at Central North West London NHS trust

Emma is an award winning Clinical Nurse Consultant and lead for digital innovation at CNWL. Emma also runs her own company, Digital Mentality, working with app developers and Media to design quality mental health content

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