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From bench to bedside: Collaboration with the North East Innovation Lab, part of Newcastle Hospitals

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In partnership, we have secured approximately £20,000 to enhance our expert support to diagnostic test developers.

This funding will enable us to work jointly with innovators to accelerate the development…

Supporting the development of a new diagnostic that could guide antibiotic treatment

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We have helped the UK based company Paragraf obtain over £500,000 from Innovate UK to develop their rapid test for distinguishing between viral…

NENC NIHR Industry and SME Roadshow

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ABHI Roundtable Event

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Evaluating a test for improving treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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We are supporting the UK based company AlphaBiomics with their test to personalise treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects around 1 in 100 people across the…

North East Innovation Lab receives new investment

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The North East Innovation Lab, originally established as part of the region’s Integrated Covid Hub, has received £1.4 million to continue assessing the next generation of diagnostic tests.

Part of…

Cancer Research UK Innovation Summit 2022

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Cancer Research UK are holding their next Innovation Summit in Newcastle upon Tyne on 26 May.

This free, in-person, all day event is aimed at early career…

MedTech in a Changing World 2022

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MedTech in a Changing World is the theme of MedConnect North‘s 2022 event.

This free, in-person, event will be held at Ramside Hall Hotel in County Durham.


Developing a rapid test for diagnosing severe stroke

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We have helped the UK based company POCKiT Diagnostics secure over £95,000 from SBRI Healthcare to develop their blood test for stroke.

Large vessel…

Real world evaluation and pathway analysis webinar

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Health Network North is excited to be launching a programme of free webinars to help industry access the NHS. Various events will be happening throughout the…

Moving the Diagnostics North East conference online in 2021

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Recently Diagnostics North East hosted a virtual conference to showcase the unique expertise available within the network for diagnostic developers.

Over 180 individuals attended the Diagnostics North…

Supporting the development of a new blood test for prostate cancer

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We are helping GlycoScoreDx Ltd. to commercialise their diagnostic test for improved detection of prostate cancer.

Every 45 minutes one man dies of prostate cancer in the UK. Developing better…