Academics and researchers

Turning your research and expertise into reality is important to keep healthcare moving forwards


Environmental sustainability toolkit

Read our toolkit which covers what you need to consider when engaging with the NHS in environmental sustainability and in it’s aim to be the world’s first net zero national health service.


Lipid management: Resources for healthcare professionals

Health Innovation East is working with local healthcare services to improve lipid management in the region. Here is a collection of resources to support clinicians and wider NHS colleagues.

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The routemap to MedTech development toolkit

Bringing a medical device/in vitro diagnostic product (IVD) to market is about more than just technology development. It requires the careful co-ordination of a multi-disciplinary team. This toolkit helps you to refine your own MedTech development plan and to access useful tools to help you succeed.


Guide: Prioritising mental health funding to urgent and emergency care in the East of England

Supporting prioritisation of mental health funding related to urgent and emergency care in the East of England: A guide for Integrated Care Systems and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships.

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Finance and economic growth toolkit

Learn about grant funding and the funding landscape in our toolkit for innovators and researchers.



Clinical trials toolkit

Learn everything you need to know about running a clinical trial for your innovation.


Navigating the NHS landscape toolkit

A comprehensive and user-friendly resource designed to help innovators to understand and navigate the complex UK National Health Service. It provides up-to-date information, practical guidance and tools for accessing the right services at the right time and understanding current NHS key policy levers.



Patient engagement toolkit

How do you effectively involve patients in service design? Find out in our toolkit.


Health economics and evaluation toolkit

Health economic evaluations help assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of innovations. Find out more in our toolkit.


MedTech regulatory toolkit

The MedTech landscape is complex and tightly regulated. Understand what innovators need to know to navigate these regulations and the NHS digital standards in our toolkit.




Digital framework and development toolkit

The digital framework and development toolkit provides essential guidance on digital health technology frameworks and digital standards. It offers comprehensive insights and resources to help innovators navigate the complex landscape of digital health technology adoption, ensuring alignment with NHS requirements. By utilising this toolkit, innovators can optimise their chances of integrating their solutions effectively into the NHS ecosystem and maximize their impact on patient care and healthcare outcomes.


Value proposition toolkit

Learn how to build your value proposition and translate an innovation into a clear value-based solution to meet an unmet need.


Business case toolkit

A business case evaluates the benefit, cost and risk of strategic options and provides a rationale for the proposed solution. Find out how to build one in our toolkit.


Market access toolkit

Market access refers to the ability of a company or country to sell goods and services into new markets. Understand what you need to build into a market access plan in our toolkit.


Lessons and legacy from the COVID-19 pandemic in health and care: An AHSN report

The the Health Innovation Network has released its Digital and AI report: ‘Lessons and Legacy from the COVID-19 Pandemic in Health and Care’ following research to understand how technology has been an enabler in reducing the care burden and coping with the COVID-19 crisis, and to identify what should be sustained in the ‘new normal’ longer-term.


Ideas to Impact: The Health Innovation East podcast

Our purpose is to turn great ideas into positive health impact. In this podcast series we will be talking to people from across the innovation ecosystem to support us in this goal – from NHS leaders to clinical innovators, entrepreneurs and academics.

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Procurement toolkit

How does procurement work in the NHS? Find out in our toolkit.


Health Innovation East Impact Review

Read our annual review of how we turned great ideas into positive health impact in the 2018/19 financial year.


Primary Care Talks podcast

This series of podcasts from 2018-19 featured interviews with experts in fields such as AI, MedTech and other issues which are shaping the way primary care is delivered in the NHS and what this may mean for patients.

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