SBRI Awards Funds for Innovation in Healthcare

By | August 16, 2019

SBRI Healthcare has awarded over £ 5.56 million in financing. These initiatives, originally recognized in 2018 by a Phase One funding SBRI competition, including proof-of-concept testing, will now benefit from second funding round to show both technical and commercial viability.

Dr Keri Torney, Deputy Director of Life Sciences, Strategy and Innovation at NHS England and NHS Improvement, said: “The NHS Long Term Plan reaffirms our commitment to improve mental health care and accelerate the process of bringing patients fresh technologies. We are pleased to promote these innovative technologies aimed at improving mental health and surgical results.

Dr Seamus O’Neill, AHSN NENC Chief Executive and AHSN Network Chair nationally, added: “We are excited to work with a clutch of truly innovative techniques that can address these very particular requirements head-on. The challenge now is to assist them through the next stage of growth to guarantee that these innovations can be effectively marketed and that patients across the UK can benefit as rapidly as possible.

Inovus –awarded £ 998,850–designers and suppliers of surgical and medical simulation equipment specifically for laparoscopic surgery and sophisticated life support were the innovators in surgical machinery. The business seeks to enhance access to worldwide high-quality, accessible and versatile facilities for healthcare training.

3D Metal Printing – awarded £ 625,781 – for its TOKA ® Surgical Box, which utilizes virtual information imagery and 3D printing technology to train high tibial osteotomy surgeons. The technology enables patient-specific processes to be planned and performed by users.

In the category of mental health, Mayden–granted £ 999,865 –will create’ SAPIO’ technology in the NHS psychological therapy(‘ IAPT’) facilities to streamline assessment pathways and improve outcomes.

Udamo–granted £997,871–to create an app-accessible Automated Cognitive Restructuring (CR) treatment.

XenZone –granted £977,170–works on a digital peer support platform that provides abilities for young individuals to communicate with colleagues and assist them todevelop themselves.

BfB Labs–granted £964,308 –are Gaming technology developers that help enhance children’s access and efficiency to present frontline behavioral