Salford CCG has announced the launch of its 2019-20 Innovation Fund, with a total fund value of £1.5m.

The Innovation Fund Locality Call looks to fund the testing and development of innovative healthcare products, services and clinical practices that aim to improve the experience and outcomes of patients in Salford.

Applications are sought which align to the following NHS Salford CCG strategy group innovation priorities. 

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Applications 
Initial applications should be made via the Application Form (attatched), and submitted to innovation.salfordccg@nhs.net.

Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Weds 4th September 2019

Applications will be assessed and scored, and applicants notified by 20th September 2019:

Those shortlisted following initial application will be invited to a “Market Place” Event on the 30th September 2019, where you will have an opportunity to meet commissioners, strategy group members, patients and wider stakeholders.

Those that are shortlisted following the Market Place Event will be invited to present their proposals to an Innovation Fund Panel on either the 21st or 22nd October 2019. This panel provides an independent and final review of all bids and will make a final decision.  Please note that the decision of this panel is final and there are no mechanisms for appeal.  

Applicants should ensure that they secure their availability for these dates ahead of making an application, as attendance at Market Place and Panel will be required in order for an application to be eligible to proceed to the next stage.  

Please note that successful projects must be able to start work within 3 months of confirmation of funding award (decisions expected by end of October 2019), and will need to be delivered within 12-months of their start date.

For full information, application guidance and Terms and Conditions, click here.