Three of the eleven companies through to the next stage of the NHS Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) are in the “Telehealth/Telecare for people with Learning Disabilities” category, according to the latest news release on the SBRI website. Each will receive a further £1 million to continue with prototype development and product testing.
The three companies are Red Embedded, Maldaba and Cupris Health. The other companies going through to the next stage are BioSensors, Digital Creativity in Disability, Bering, Docobo, ADI, Folium Optics, Armourgel and MIRA Rehab.
SBRI Healthcare is an initiative from NHS England supporting a programme of competitions inviting companies to come forward with their ideas and new technologies for known NHS challenges. In the last year, SBRI Healthcare has launched 10 new clinically-led competitions and awarded £22.4 million to 60 companies to develop products focused on specific NHS unmet need.
Read the full news release at SBRI Healthcare Funds Companies to Develop Game Changing Technologies.