Bringing new technologies
to the NHS

Accelerating the development of new technologies that meet the needs of the NHS.
An NHS England initiative delivered by the AHSN Network
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The initiative supports a programme of competitions inviting companies to come forward with their ideas and new technologies for known NHS challenges.


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.


The next SBRI Healthcare competition is expected to be launched in the first half of 2018. Find out further information on past competitions.

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Company directory

The directory provides a list of all of the companies that have been funded through SBRI Healthcare.

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Case studies

Explore a range of case studies from a selection of competition winners from previous funding rounds.

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