An overview:

Healthcare collaboration (NHS-University-Industry)

Continuing Keele University’s long and successful relationship with University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, the Business Bridge project aims to support local businesses through improved access to researchers and clinicians who can advise on, and assist with, the development of new health innovations.

ERDF and UHNM logos By working with experts and specialist advisors, businesses will be able to identify and address unmet needs in healthcare that can ultimately result in improved diagnosis and treatment of health conditions.

This programme is part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme.

What impact will it make?

By 2023, the collaboration will:

  • Support more than 140 local businesses
  • Create 160 higher value jobs
  • Result in over 2:1 ROI by 2036

More information

For more details about the collaboration, please visit the dedicated page on our Business section.