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Supporting Innovation and Growth in Healthcare Technologies - through to next stage

Funding: I: RegenerationAward

SIGHT is a £1.56m project which support the development of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in regional, national and international markets within the medtech sector by developing a unique partnership between the SMEs, academics based at the University of Portsmouth (UoP), and clinicians and patients at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (PHT). The project will be supported by the Wessex Clinical Research Network (CRN) who will help identify suitable sites and facilitate timely set up of appropriate clinical research projects. This new model will provide the specific market evidence and insight required for SMEs to ensure their products meet real, identified market needs along with the necessary guidance and support to enter and expand in new healthcare markets.
StatusInternally approved
Effective start/end date1/07/1930/09/22
Award date13/08/19

Collaborative partners

  • University of Portsmouth
  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Wessex Clinical Research Network
  • Wessex Academic Health Science Network

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