Our focus

We play a pivotal role in supporting collaboration to co-design person-centred digital health and care solutions across service, technical and business innovation.

We are shifting the balance of care from a traditional treatment focused model to one that focuses on prevention, detection, post event care and self-management.


Our priorities

Our portfolio aims to address the key challenges identified by the Scottish Government in health and care, with a current focus on:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular
  • Covid-19 (including service remobilisation)
  • Chronic respiratory
  • Citizen empowerment
  • Demand & capacity management
  • Diabetes
  • Digital skills & workforce development
  • Healthy Ageing
  • Mental Health

Our Innovation Process Model

Our unique innovation process model focuses on five key stages and enables us to provide a range of specialist services. Our partners can pick and choose the services that will add the most value and have the greatest impact on their projects.

Explore & Engage
Engage & Scope
  • Cutting-edge market research
  • Global trends analysis
  • Current and future state mapping
Initiate & Develop
Initiate & Develop
  • Co-design research activity
  • Academic grant awards
  • Specialist project management
Iterate & Scale
Evaluate & Iterate
  • Interactive prototyping
  • Technical development and testing
  • Simulation environment (DSE)
Embed & Adopt
Embed & Adopt
  • Digital products & service innovation
  • Digital skills and workforce development
  • Industry collaboration opportunities
Learn & Share
Learn & Share
  • Targeted knowledge exchange
  • Hosted study visits
  • Specialised event management

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Our capabilities

We offer a unique and valuable range of capabilities, with core knowledge and expertise built upon a foundation of experience in the health and care context.

We operate an effective partnership model, bringing together health and care practitioners, industry and academia to collaborate to solve key demand-led challenges.

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