The launch of the Healthcare Innovation Readiness Programme will take place on Tuesday 26th January 2021.
The purpose of the event is to enhance businesses knowledge of the approaches to help articulate the value of a product or service offering, and guide attendees through the process of how to develop their own version, targeted at selling into the healthcare sector.
Target audience: Businesses from across the North East from a healthcare service provider background or a supplier of goods background or potentially both or with aspirations to work within this growing sector.
The workshop programme will consist of a pre-diagnostics session, two value proposition workshops and 1-1 support from the AHSN NENC and Supply Chain NE (of up to 12 hours of support provided).
The workshops will provide an introduction to the value proposition approach and will also cover topics on the regulatory approval pathway, supply chain readiness & innovation processes and access to funding streams and procurement frameworks in the healthcare sector, followed by a presentation on understanding the landscape of the NHS, its local priorities it presents to SMEs and the opportunities.
Our expert speakers on the day will include:
Jim Barr, Business Advisor, Supply Chain North East
Russell Watkins, Commercial Director, AHSN NENC
Stephen Lynn, Business Manager, AHSN NENC
Alan Wenman, Medical Device Management
Healthcare Innovation Readiness Programme- Workshop Programmes
Workshop 1 Programme – 26th January 2021, 1pm – 4.00pm
1. Introduction to Value Proposition Approach
Outline of the support programme available and an awareness on this approach to articulate the value of a product or service offering, and guide attendees through how to develop their own version, in relation to selling into the Healthcare Sector.
2. Understanding of the NHS landscape
How to navigate and take advantage of the opportunities, and the routes to market for Innovative business solutions aimed at the Healthcare Sector.
3. Supply Chain Readiness and Innovation Processes
Provide an understanding of how to establish and maintain an effective and reliable Supply Chain, for materials, components, and services for your products.
4. Next steps and way forward
Offer of optional 1-1 support available to SMEs.
Workshop 2 Programme – 16th February 2021, 1pm – 4.00pm
1. Regulatory Approval Pathway
Understanding the routes and requirements, for innovators and businesses looking to launch new products into the Healthcare sector .
2. Procurement Frameworks
Outline of NHS procurement frameworks and Dynamic Procurement System and how they are different between social care and health care.
3. Funding and Support in Healthcare Sector
Access to the various funding streams and support available.
Businesses who are located within
- County Durham
- South Tyneside
- North Tyneside
For more information and to register your interest, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/healthcare-innovation-business-programme-registration-130018766631
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