Funded by NHS England and NHS Improvement and in collaboration with the Stroke Association and the AHSN Network, SBRI Healthcare is pleased to announce the opening of Competition 18 for funding innovations in the pre-hospital diagnosis and rehabilitation of stroke.
The funding competition is open to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and organisations from the private, public and third sectors, including charities.
Applicants are invited to submit innovative solutions to tackle three specific challenges :
- Pre-hospital diagnosis
- Life after stroke
- Dr Christopher Price, Professor of Stroke and Applied Health Research, Newcastle University
- Dr Rebecca Fisher, Stroke Association Senior Lecturer, University of Nottingham
- Dr Deborah Lowe, NHS National Clinical Director for stroke will introduce the clinical challenges
The Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) will also provide further insights.