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Healthy Innovation - Collaboration between NHSScotland and the MedTech Sector

Healthy Innovation - Collaboration between NHSScotland and the MedTech Sector

Lizzie Crowley, Nye Cominetti and Moira Decter, with Charles Levy
30 January 2014

This paper focuses on how the NHS in Scotland and the Scottish MedTech sector work together to support innovation. This report is structured as follows:

Section 1 – Sets out the scale of the opportunity for the medical technology sector in Scotland

Section 2 - Introduces the concept of open innovation and the role of collaboration

Section 3 – Reviews existing evidence on the challenges of innovation

Section 4 – Reports the key findings from the interviews with businesses

Section 5 – Identifies the key messages from interviews with stakeholders

Section 6 – Makes five recommendations on how to improve collaborative working between NHSScotland and MedTech firms in Scotland.

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