Actively connecting entrepreneurs and innovators with commercial opportunities from large organisations to create a larger and wealthier innovation community
Bring challenges from across the UK for SMEs to address via their innovative solutions. These are typically public challenges involving transport or sustainability issues.
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Bringing community health care related challenges from across the GBSLEP area for SMEs to address via innovative solutions. BCHC will collaborate in R&D alongside Universities with SMEs to address health related challenges to bring new products to market.
Birmingham City University
Assist businesses to accelerate their innovation capabilities and capacity;
Provide technical support to develop solutions for the transport, health and sustainability markets
Transport for West Midlands (was Centro)
TfWM is sharing its Transport Innovation Challenges to help bring potential solutions to market. TfWM is offering industry expertise and market experience to accelerate the delivery of new technologies, products and services into the market.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
UHB are actively seeking SMEs with innovative products and processes applicable to the NHS including those who are new to the NHS market.
University of Birmingham
UoB are actively working with NHS clinicians to confirm and test innovations. UoB support businesses to engineer innovative solutions to health challenges. They have a research engineer who engages with UHB hospital clinicians to identify and defining challenges ready for the businesses to address.