SBRI – the Small Business Research Initiative

Bringing new technologies to the NHS

Enabling the NHS to access innovations that solve unmet needs. An NHS England & NHS Improvement initiative supported by the AHSN Network
Open Competitions & Challenges
Follow us on YouTube
Want to receive the latest competition information & latest news updates from SBRI Healthcare?

Competitions

The initiative supports a programme of competitions inviting companies to come forward with their ideas and new technologies for known NHS challenges.

Funding

Ideas are assessed and a fully funded development contract is agreed between the company and the NHS. SBRI Healthcare monitors the contract – where the NHS is the lead customer.

Simple process

SBRI Healthcare is a fast-track, simplified process that enables the NHS to work with industry to tackle known health challenges.

Competitions: Past & Present

Details of SBRI Healthcare competitions, themes and briefing events

Learn more

Company directory

Lists many of the companies that have been funded through SBRI Healthcare

Learn more

Case studies

Selected competition winners from previous funding rounds

Learn more

Latest SBRI related media

SBRI Healthcare newsletter – Summer 2021

This newsletter includes updates following recent SBRI healthcare funding competitions and a round-up of wider development opportunities for innovators.

Latest SBRI news

29Jul

New competition opening – SBRI Comp 22 – Delivering a net zero NHS: Clinical Innovation

SBRI Healthcare is delighted to announce the launch of our second net zero funding competition. Delivering a net zero NHS: Clinical Innovation, funded by the.. Read More →
13May

A new SBRI Healthcare Competition will open soon

Competition 20 will invite applications from the 23rd of May for funding to develop solutions to challenges in: Health Inequalities in maternity care Autism and.. Read More →
14Apr

SBRI Competition 19: A new, standalone, late-stage funding competition

This month SBRI Healthcare announced the winners of the two categories of Competition 19, our first Phase 3 competition, funded by NHS England in collaboration.. Read More →