Improving the Health of People with Long Term Conditions

Improving the Health of People with Long Term Conditions – was launched in February 2011
Supported by NHS East of England, the European Regional Development Fund and the Technology Strategy Board, this second round of SBRI East funding was looking to industry to bring innovative ideas that could be shown to make a difference to the care of people with long-term conditions.

Solutions were expected to enable the delivery of care closer to home and the empowerment of people to take greater control and responsibility for their own health and well-being.

Over 70 companies applied for this round of SBRI East funding, some of whom were currently engaged in the health sector and others in different areas but with technology that could cross over into healthcare.

In phase 1 of the competition eight companies were awarded contracts of up to £100,000 to develop their ideas.
Companies awarded phase 1 funding:

  1. Advanced Therapeutic Materials Ltd
  2. Aseptika Ltd
  3. Edixomed Ltd
  4. Sky Medical Technology Ltd
  5. Pintrack Ltd
  6. PneumaCare Ltd
  7. PolyPhotonix Ltd
  8. Radisens Diagnostics Ltd

In phase 2 five companies were awarded development contracts to further progress their ideas. The five selected were: Advanced Therapeutic Materials Ltd, Aseptika Ltd, Edixomed Ltd, Pintrack Ltd and PolyPhotonix Ltd.