Putting businesses that are improving health outcomes, at the heart of health and care 

The programme 

Our aim is to improve health outcomes for everyone.  

The Health Matters programme does this by supporting local businesses, with innovative solutions, to access the health and care markets.  

By providing bespoke, one-on-one assistance, we help businesses hone their products and services. Through real-world validation we demonstrate their practical and commercial benefits.

Product journey

Where are you on your product development journey? Here at Health Matters, we understand that there are various milestones along the path to creating a new product of service. The journey below maps out some of the common steps – click the one that most closely matches your current challenge and find out how we can help you.  

Ideas

Got an innovative idea that could improve health outcomes?

Intellectual

property

Do you need help protecting your idea?  

Market analysis

Do you need to know more about your market? 

Access to finance

Do you need help raising investment or accessing funding? 

Prototype

development

Are you unsure how best to develop your product 

Impact testing

Do you need to find a site to test your prototype?  

Independent

evaluation

Do you need support with statistical analysis? 

Real world

validation

Do you need to build a business case with positive & tangible health outcomes? 

Procurement

Do you want your product to be adopted into the NHS or health and care markets? 

Partners

Health Matters is embedded in the NHS, with access to health academic experts and relevant business support services

News

Read local, regional and national news stories relevant to your business here

Evaluating your innovation

Evaluating your innovation is a new online course to support your journey through evaluating...

Join the programme today to access world-class academic researchers, health experts and industry partners.