Medipex NHS Innovation Awards & Showcase

We are delighted to announce the launch of our 2018 NHS Innovation Awards. This event seeks to identify and celebrate the innovative ideas and people which drive our NHS. It is an opportunity to showcase outstanding projects and initiatives and to provide support to those with real value and potential to improve lives.

We are delighted to welcome our partner in delivering this event for 2018, Inter-Medi Group (IMG). IMG works with top research centres towards the commercialisation of revolutionary medical treatments for better patient outcomes. In addition to the prize money awarded to the winners of each category, IMG will provide commercial support to the most exciting innovations identified. More details about IMG can be found at

This year we are accepting entries into the following categories. If you wish to enter an innovation which you feel falls outside the scope please get in touch with the Medipex team for advice.

  • Medical Devices & Diagnostics

Innovations relating to the development of a new medical device, technology, piece of equipment or diagnostic tool.

  • Service Improvement – Primary Care

  • Service Improvement – Secondary Care

Innovations which have potential to improve the quality, efficiency and productivity of services across the NHS.

  • Mental Health

Innovations relating to improvements in mental health care. In particular, improving access to services and outcomes for vulnerable service users.

  • Self-Management

Innovations related to improving the self-management of long term conditions. For example; promotion of a healthy lifestyle, increasing access & understanding of key disease indicators, educational materials, improving remote access for patients.

How To Enter

The competition is open to NHS staff or anyone working with an NHS employee (eg a company, university or individual).

Entry forms can be downloaded HERE and must be submitted by email to by Wednesday 11th July 2018.

Finalists will be invited to attend an awards dinner and ceremony at Oulton Hall, Leeds, on 4th October 2018 when the winners will be announced. The prize money (£2000 per category) will be given to the appropriate NHS Trust/Organisation on the understanding it will be ring-fenced for the winner. Entrants are required to use the prize money for the benefit of their idea or innovation.

A flyer for display around your organisation is available HERE.