In response to the recent announcement by the Department of Health to create 'Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs)', the North East and North Cumbria have submitted an application to become an AHSN.
The HIEC NE Funding Call is now closed. To read more about this call and the successful projects please click here.
HIEC North East aims to promote the adoption and diffusion of innovations in healthcare and measure the improvements in outcomes achieved, to ensure the development of a workforce that is actively engaged in innovation. The three core themes span innovative education, innovative technology and innovative service delivery.
To achieve this HIEC North East is interested in actively supporting projects from the NHS, academia, industry, third sector, community providers and education providers.
This funding call is focused on projects associated with public health and social care. Hence, priority will be placed on projects focusing on new ways of doing things to provide the best possible care for the local population and reducing health inequalities. In addition, project proposals that support the health and wellbeing strategy for the North East ‘Better Health, Fairer Health’ and the following ten themes will be given priority: -
The closing date for this call will be 31st January 2011.
Funding will be limited to £50,000 per project. However, there will be discretion to fund up to £100,000 for exceptional projects.