Our consultancy and advisory services

As part of our core work, our team includes healthcare professionals, clinical and data scientists, specialist programme managers and commercial advisors.

We have also developed a consultancy and advisory offer to support the NHS, researchers and the health and life sciences industry on specialist areas including collaborative research projects and the evaluation and implementation of innovations.

On this page we describe some of our key specialist service offers and expertise.

Evaluating innovation

We can help you measure the impact of an innovation project, using evidence-based approaches to generate insights to support decisions about which innovations to develop, adopt and how to best implement them in different contexts.

Find out more about our evaluation service.

Health informatics

Health Innovation East can support projects which facilitate the storage, processing and use of health and care information for research. The team have specialist skills in delivering programmes of work that include providing secure environments for storing and accessing health and other sensitive data to support health and care delivery, research, and innovation.

Find out more about our health informatic capabilities.

Commercialising innovation

Health Innovation East provides tailored business support services for SMEs and innovators, including company mentoring, pitch preparation, brokering introductions, market research and the development of high impact NHS business cases.

We also offer market access and business development workshops to enable innovators to better understand the market landscape, market opportunities, key policy barriers and levels.

Bringing international organisations to the East of England

Health Innovation East is ideally positioned to enable international organisations to establish their innovation in the East of England. We can help your organisation develop crucial understanding of the UK healthcare market and connect your organisation with key stakeholders in the region.

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Identifying international opportunities for homegrown innovations

Health Innovation East has close relationships with international corporations including Austrade, British Embassy Tokyo, and MRANTI. We connect organisations with key individuals to forge relationships on an international scale. We can identify new opportunities for innovators to access global markets.

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Leadership innovation capabilities

We have experience of designing and delivering tailored leadership innovation programmes. Health Innovation East can help you to strengthen organisational leadership and receptiveness to innovation through these programmes.

Implementation and project management  

The implementation of innovation is challenging. Failure in the NHS is most often due to not leveraging the right relationships, and insufficient change management and implementation skills.

Health Innovation East staff are skilled in change management and implementation of novel technologies and medicines within clinical and social care pathways. We can support in creating communities of practice and provide project management, change management and stakeholder and relationship management support.

Communications and engagement

Health Innovation East provides strategic communications consultancy for entrepreneurs and SMEs. As well as developing effective communication campaigns to meet your business objectives, we also create engaging content for your chosen platforms and develop purposeful and memorable collateral to connect you expertly with your audience.

We can support you in increasing engagement, provide analysis of your key stakeholders and support you to develop your network. We also create bespoke surveys and gather public insights to inform business strategy.

Climate tech and sustainability in healthcare

Do you have a technology which could help the NHS meet its target of delivering a net zero national health system? Health Innovation East works with companies aspiring to market their products to support the NHS’s net zero requirements and goals and to help futureproof their products.

Find out more about how we can support your innovation meet the health and care system’s net zero requirements.

Business case and bid writing support

Health Innovation East has a proven track record of writing and advising on successful business cases.  We have also helped to secure large funding grants to accelerate your innovation to the next stage.

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If you would like to discuss how your organisation can make best use of our capabilities, knowledge and experience, contact us.

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