NIHR Innovation Observatory

The NIHR Innovation Observatory is an independent research centre hosted by the National Innovation Centre for Ageing, National Institute for Smart Data Innovation, and Newcastle Academic Health Partners – a collaboration involving Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. The NIHR Innovation Observatory benefits from being embedded within Science Central, a partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and L&G Capital. Science Central is the largest urban regeneration programme of its kind in the UK and a test bed for innovation and sustainability.


28 November 2017Church House, London, UK Funded by the National Institute for Health Research  (NIHR), INVOLVE is a national advisory group that supports patient & public involvement & engagement (PPI/E) in public health and social care research. The event was designed to be a celebration of successful PPI/E across the […]

OSTEBA. Basque Office for HTA – Bilbao – October 2017

The EuroScan International Network is a collaborative network of agencies and an association of individuals and institutions for the sharing of information and development of methods for the early identification of important emerging or obsolete health-related technologies. By improving data collection, the sharing of information, innovation and best practices, EuroScan’s […]

NHS Expo 2017

September 11th and 12th, 2017 saw over 5,000 delegates arrive in Manchester for the NHS England 2017 Expo. Representatives from industry, academia, and public health attended lectures, open university courses, and workshops all geared toward defining and refining the outlook of NHS practice. As a horizon scanning team dedicated to […]