Overview

In partnership with L Marks, Alder Hey Innovation Centre is seeking to further their mission to accelerate the implementation of game-changing innovation for now and future generations.

Whether it is revolutionary lifesaving wearable devices, advancing safety in medication practice, optimising and automating hospital processes or leveraging gamification in diagnostics, therapy and education of conditions, the Alder Hey Innovation Lab seeks to solve some of the biggest challenges facing children and young people of today and tomorrow.

The world is on the cusp of many advances in medical technology. Through this bespoke and clinically tailored Innovation Lab, we will discover, implement and scale new technologies within Alder Hey, ensuring the paediatric market is prioritised in this revolution, bridging an innovation gap that it has been subjected to for far too long.

Application deadline: 25th September

About Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust provides care for over 330,000 children and young people every year. Alder Hey delivers clinical excellence for all children, for routine illnesses as well as very complex and rare conditions.

One of four stand-alone children’s hospitals in the UK, it is a national centre for neuro and craniofacial surgery, a regional centre for burns injuries and a Centre of Excellence for children with cancer, heart, spinal and brain disease. Alder Hey as an NIHR funded Clinical Research Facility (CRF) that specialises in the design, and delivery, of early phase drug trials in children with a wide range of conditions.

The Trust is one of only four epilepsy surgical centres in the UK and one of only two accredited major trauma centres in the North West. Alder Hey is also a respiratory Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) surge centre and is the referral centre for the treatment of congenital heart defects in North West England, North Wales and Isle of Man. It became the first UK Centre of Excellence for Childhood Lupus in 2010.

Alder Hey is the first accredited Investing in Children hospital in the UK. It has a dedicated patient experience programme which includes the award winning Alder Hey Arts involving music therapy, dance programmes, storytelling and animation projects. It is also one of a few hospitals to have a Children and Young Person’s Forum.