Cheshire & Warrington Health Matters

Innovation Agency

What does it do?
For start-ups, new and established businesses we support the development & growth of your products and services by offering an impressive package of clinical and commercial assistance.

The programme helps Cheshire and Warrington businesses working in the health and life sciences sector with products or services of interest to the NHS. Offering guidance on pitching and presenting, can signpost businesses to other initiatives and offers regular healthcare market focused events.

This support and assistance is underpinned by access to NHS and social care staff, patients and carers, along with university evaluators and academics.

SMEs will receive a minimum of 12 hours free assistance covering a range of topics from market access advice to support for innovation and research applications. There’s also help with procurement advice, help on regulatory approval, access to business planning tools and one-to-one coaching


How much will it cost

The programme is part funded by the EU through ERDF. Support is provided for free to SMEs entering the programme, but this support is subject to state aid monitoring and reporting.

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