Join us in Manchester on the 12 and 13 June to learn about the latest advancements in healthcare innovation and find out how you can get support with your local innovation needs from experts across the Health Innovation Network.

Meet the innovators and our partners

Come and find out about some of the brilliant innovators we’ve been working with and meet some of our innovation industry partners. Learn more about how innovations are helping the NHS to tackle some of its biggest challenges – including access to care, mental health, cancer, and waiting lists. Find out who is joining us.

Get expert advice

Whether you’re part of a health and care team looking to deliver more innovation for their patients, or an innovator looking to transform health and care services with their great ideas, you can book your personal innovation surgery with one of our Network experts here.

Join our speaker sessions

Hear from panels of experts from across the health innovation ecosystem, who will be exploring what makes innovation work, and how we can all work together to make it easier to do. Explore the full Innovation Zone agenda here.

Expand your network

Meet health and care and industry colleagues working in innovation, and hear our Network Chair, Richard Stubbs, on the importance of the whole innovation ecosystem at our Networking reception.  

Meet the team

Find out more about our national programmes and priorities and how you can access support from the Network. 


  *NHS staff go free.

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