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Innovations in flight across our region
Our mission is to become a recognised international leader in accelerating innovation, that transforms the health and wellbeing of our 2.8 million citizens across Greater Manchester. We work with innovators to discover, develop and deploy new solutions, harnessing the transformative power of health and care, industry and academia working together to address major challenges and tackle inequalities.
Our work portfolio can be described under five main categories. Click on each to read more about our innovation projects. You can also review some of our older completed projects under the work programmes archive.
Working with our partners across Greater Manchester and beyond, we are unlocking the full potential of our digital and data assets, which are now globally important for analysing existing pathways and supporting pathway redesign to benefit citizens and the system.
We have a proven track record in fostering industry partnerships to deliver population health improvements, from start-ups to global players.
Close alignment of innovation to addressing Greater Manchester’s major health challenges, with a stronger affiliation to commissioning and service transformation to ensure maximal benefits are delivered.
Innovation Development and Deployment
We have an active portfolio of projects where we are looking to deploy proven innovation into practice using a range of capabilities including project management, business analysis, system engagement, public and clinical engagement, communications, evaluation and benefits realisation.
Research and Academia
We have a thriving programme of research activities across the six domains of research excellence – cancer, cardiovascular disease, inflammation and repair, women and children, mental health, and neuroscience.
We are working with local research partners to continue to build on Greater Manchester’s excellence in recruitment to clinical trials and source opportunities to harness all of our data assets to deliver real world evidence studies.
Strategy and Design
Understanding current models and pathways, reimaging new models of care and conducting clinical reviews across the system. All whilst developing system strategies, undertaking digital maturity reviews, developing and coordinating bids, designing and coordinating governance, and fostering local and national system and industry partnerships.