We help innovators overcome barriers to ensure their great idea can be put into practice.

Impact stories

Read these stories, which show how we are supporting the most promising innovations to benefit those who most need them.

Patient sits with Airglove - a inflatable sleeve designed to improve cannulation - on their arm,

Is a heated inflatable glove the solution to difficult cannulation?

Health Innovation East has supported pilots of Airglove™ to improve cannulation in the East of England.

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Tackling anxiety in children at home

Lumi Nova, a therapeutic digital intervention, is helping children to tackle their anxiety from home.

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Improving cold chain with BioPCM®- platform based Apollo™ Smart Panels

Real-world testing of phase change materials to help reduce cold chain breaches in primary care refrigeration

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Lady in helmet holds onto handles of bike. Her cycling jacket is slightly open to show the CUE1 device placed on the centre of her chest.

Wearable tech device easing the symptoms of Parkinson’s

CUE1, a non-invasive, wearable device is helping to ‘bring back the smiles of people with Parkinson’s’.

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Cancer patient in hospital wearing a hospital gown with arm up in the air

Identifying a potentially life-threatening complication at home for cancer patients

Neutrocheck®, at-home finger-prick blood test, will help identify patients at risk of a potentially fatal side-effect of chemotherapy.

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Man holding mobile phone

Detecting atrial fibrillation remotely

Preventing avoidable strokes with remote detection of atrial fibrillation.

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Stethoscope placed on laptop keyboard.

Building a culture of innovation

Innovation Ambassadors, co-funded by Health Innovation East, have championed innovation at Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust.

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Green sprouting plant

Empowering clinicians to kick off their innovation journey

Working with Judge Business School to support clinical and allied health professional innovators

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DNA in genomic research

Gut reaction

Combining trusted research environments to enable the development of better, more personalised treatments

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Waiting room clinic management

Managing clinics more efficiently with DASHclinic

Using a digital tool to manage queues and patient flows in a hospital setting

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Crossing the chasm

Taking the next step in growing your healthcare innovation business

Supporting innovators to grow their business with the Scale-Up Academy.

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Older lady in a care home during COVID

Identifying deterioration remotely

Remote monitoring in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Medicines in medical fridge

Keeping it cool

Remote temperature monitoring with Invisible Systems

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Mobile phone using Skin Analytics to assess a skin lesion

Using teledermatology to improve skin cancer diagnosis referral

Assessing skin lesions with Skin Analytics teledermatology

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Clinician talking to paramedic stroke telemedicine partnership

Identifying stroke mimics through telemedicine

Linking paramedics directly to a stroke consultant.

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MedTechBOOST team plan solution to a healthcare challlenge

MedTechBOOST: A sprint from idea to prototype

Harnessing the brightest brains to support the development of AI to improve mental health and healthy ageing

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MediShout app used on hospital ward

Improving efficiency with MediShout

Enabling clinicians to instantly report logistical issues in hospitals.

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Developing the Washseat

Supporting an innovator from prototype to market

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Just One Norfolk graphic

Just One Norfolk for families

24/7 health information support

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ESCAPE-pain participant exercising with physiotherapist

The ESCAPE-pain programme

Delivering self-management exercise programmes to patients with osteoarthritis

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