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21st March 2023
A briefing document has been developed to support the SBRI call which provides information on the current and future state context for the introduction of remote HbA1c to enhance the route to impact at scale within NHS Scotland
The Scottish Health Industry Partnership (SHIP), part of the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office (CSO) is funding a Diabetes – Remote HbA1c Open Innovation Challenge.
The challenge is now open for applications until 11 am on Monday 5th June 2023.
The aim of the competition is to develop disruptive innovative solutions that deliver sustainable, accessible and equitable remote HbA1c self-testing. This will include the development, distribution and return of self-collection blood sample kits with instructions on self-phlebotomy for patients and integration of the results within the current NHS infrastructure
Projects must respond to all three requirements of the challenge:-
Applicants can apply for a share of a total challenge fund of £250,000, inclusive of VAT split across two phases. The challenge ambition is to support pre-commercial experimental development, feasibility testing and evidence gathering to enable commercial procurement across NHS Scotland.
Further information on the competition is available- at: Diabetes Care - Remote HbA1c Monitoring - Scotland Innovates (innovator.scot)
A briefing document has been developed to support the SBRI call which provides information on the current and future state context for the introduction of remote HbA1c to enhance the route to impact at scale within NHS Scotland.
The Remote HbA1c Monitoring Open Innovation Challenge Launch event occurred on the 28th March 2023 and a recording of this event can be located here