The Welsh Government, in partnership with the Bevan Commission’s Bevan Exemplars programme, is issuing a call to NHS Wales staff to apply to become Health Technology Exemplars. The Health Technology Exemplars programme will provide funding and support for NHS Wales staff to work in partnership with industry to implement an innovative health technology (non drug) in their clinical area, with the aim of improving NHS Wales ways of working, solving health problems and improving health outcomes.
More widely, the Health Technology Exemplars programme will provide a mechanism to accelerate the scale up and widespread adoption of innovative health technology products and services.
Through this open call, NHS Wales employees will be invited to work with Life Sciences and Health sector organisations to identify and rapidly introduce an innovative health technology into the Welsh health system during 2016/17.
Successful NHS Wales applicants will receive up to £7500 of enablement funding from the Welsh Government through the £10m Efficiency through Technology fund and membership of the Bevan Innovators: Bevan Exemplars programme.
Completed applications from NHS Wales staff must be coordinated through your individual NHS Wales Trust/Board lead (see the Call for Applications document for the relevant Trust/Board leads).
Deadline for applications: 15 August 2016
Completed forms should be submitted by email to your Health Board/Trust Lead by 15 August 2016 as detailed in the Call for Applications document.