Innovation Agency Exchange

The Innovation Agency Exchange provides an online forum for colleagues across the healthcare sector to share innovations and challenges, and collaborate on ideas, projects and products to improve patient care.

Managed by the Innovation Agency, the Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast, we connect people working in the NHS, health and social care professionals, businesses, organisations and individuals who are looking for improved, effective and more efficient ways of working.


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Health & Care professionals

Find the latest cutting edge innovations from across the UK or submit your challenges

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Explore Innovations

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Under evaluation with potential for adoption

Lug Traza - Cancer drug traceability and E2E audit to eliminate errors

By Lug Healthcare Technology Lug Traza a single seamless end-to-end pharmacy auditing and traceabilty solution, working alongside existing processes, workstations, equipment, and... Last updated 9th July, 2021
Proven innovation

Brain in Hand: a professional digital support system

By Brain In Hand Brain in Hand (BiH) is a digital support solution that helps users become more independent and reduces costs for support-providing organisations, creating long... Last updated 16th March, 2021
Proven innovation

gammaCore for Cluster Headache (ITP 19/20)

By electroCore electroCore™ have developed a device called gammaCore™ which administers vagus nerve stimulation non-invasively by delivering a proprietary signal through the... Last updated 26th September, 2019
Under evaluation with potential for adoption

My Healthcare Recruit - an innovative way to tackle the skills shortage and reduce agency locum spend

By My Healthcare Recruit We are an innovative health-tech business taking a fresh approach to addressing the clinical skills shortage. Using a combination of state-of-the-art video... Last updated 23rd July, 2019
Proven innovation

CliniTouch Vie: Proactive cloud based healthcare solution

By Spirit Digital CliniTouch Vie is a tried and tested, multi award winning, 24/7 virtual care solution using professional digital healthcare delivery platforms and... Last updated 31st January, 2020
Proven innovation

KRTS Power to Recover

By KRTS International Limited Digital Health for Psychological Trauma: Effective, proven treatment for people who have experienced traumaKRTS Power to Recover® is an online programme with... Last updated 27th August, 2019
Innovation in development

Abtrace: Decision Support With Machine Learning

By Abtrace Many healthcare decisions require interpretation of data contained within free text, in addition to observations and blood results. Uniquely, we use natural... Last updated 24th April, 2020
Proven innovation

North Region Respiratory Programme: flu and pneumoccocal vaccination

By NHS England Vaccination is a cost- effective intervention but uptake rates have typically been lower for flu amongst people under 65 with COPD. Programmes to target people... Last updated 23rd July, 2019
Proven innovation

Haemolance and Acti-lance Safety Lancets

By Prospect Diagnostics Ltd Acti-Lance and Haemolance Safety Lancetssafety & comfort first!.... perfect for capillary blood sampling Last updated 23rd July, 2019
Under evaluation with potential for adoption


By East Midlands Academic Health Science Network together with East Midlands Clinical Networks This paper provides a briefing on the work undertaken by East Midlands Clinical Network is taking to diagnose atrial fibrillation and prevent atrial... Last updated 23rd July, 2019

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Collaborate with health and care professionals and innovators to find solutions to local and national challenges.

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Improving outcomes for mothers suffering from postnatal depression

By Innovation Agency The Innovation Agency is looking for solutions to the challenge of monitoring new mothers' wellbeing when they return home after the birth of their child... Last updated 30th August, 2019


By Yorkshire and Humber AHSN Our workforce is a pivotal part of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP). People are one of the NHS’s greatest strengths and it is essential they get the support they... Last updated 16th October, 2019

Transformation of Outpatient Services

By Yorkshire and Humber AHSN The Long Term Plan challenges the system to move from face-to- face outpatient appointments. There are digital opportunities including the redesign of... Last updated 16th October, 2019