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The HealthTech Research Centre in Accelerated Surgical Care is funded by the Department of Health and Social Care in England to provide:

  • Expertise through unrivalled access to world-leading medical diagnostics expertise and extensive clinical networks.
  • State-of-the-art facilities by facilitating access to specialist equipment relevant to distinct specialisms, for example, simulation suites.
  • Advice on the suitability of new technologies and the evidence required to support their commercial uptake.
  • Collaboration by brokering collaborations between industry and clinical practice to test new technologies in community settings.
  • Patient and public involvement – public contributors are at the centre of our HRC, helping to steer and govern our work to ensure it is relevant to patients and carers.
  • Study delivery – in-house delivery of clinical trials, health economics, health informatics, multidisciplinary pathology capabilities, and generation of high quality evidence.



Useful links

NICE:  Evidence standards framework for digital health technologies

A guide to navigating the innovation pathway in England