Health Innovation Campus supports first 100 businesses

More than 100 businesses have received support from Lancaster University's Health Innovation Campus even though the new £41m centre is yet to officially open its doors.

The campus has already been delivering a programme of assistance for SMEs and third sector organisations, which has been fully funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Alongside a continuing series of workshops, the campus has launched its new Health Innovation Leadership Programme which will identify and develop tomorrow’s leaders in the health and care sector. It is currently recruiting for its first cohort, which is due to start in March with the second beginning in May.

Dr Sherry Kothari, director of the Health Innovation Campus, said: “While we are excited about our new building being completed, it was always important to ensure we were creating partnerships and networks before the campus opens its doors.

“We’re really pleased we have been able to utilise the business support and digital strengths of Lancaster University to work with companies interested in offering new health products and services and driving forward innovation.”

Workshops have already been organised for January and February, offering dedicated business support and delivering skills to encourage innovation. More details can be found here.

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