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januar 2023

UK accelerator "Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp"

Looking towards the UK market and want to gain six months’ worth of market research, networking, and market development support in just one week? Sign up today for the Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp accelerator. in Leeds January 16. - 20. 2023

Recording of intro webinar September 1st

Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp is a tailor-made accelerator program for Nordic-based companies who want to bring their products to the UK healthcare market. The program builds on the success of an accelerator program organized by the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) since 2019, and gives Nordic innovators access to five days of intensive support, knowledge and engagement with UK healthcare experts.

The bootcamp will be held in Leeds from January 16th - 20th 2023.


Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp - Turbo-charging NHS market access for Nordic HealthTech companies

Up to 10 companies across the Nordics will benefit from a week of masterclasses, workshops and networking events on topics such as understanding how the NHS works, NHS governance, finance and procurement frameworks, clinical safety and supplier regulations, developing evidence-based proposals and reimbursement models. After the bootcamp week, Nordic companies will have a solid foundation to create a knowledge-based export strategy for introducing their solution to the UK market. Deep insight of the challenges and opportunities, who the right partners are, who the buyers are and the right market segment.

The Norwegian Smart Care Cluster, Danish Life Science Cluster, Business Region Gothenburg and Swecare have joined forces to take lead on this program from the Nordic side. We are calling all Nordic health tech companies who has a scalable solution that answers to one or more of the NHS list of priorities listed below. By joining this first information webinar, you will get input on the program, the expected value and the application process for the Propel@YH Nordic Boot Camp accelerator.

Participation fee: £2500 per company. (Originally £5000, 50% is supported by Nordic Innovation funding)

See this clip from a previous Propel bootcamp for US companies (March 2022)

NHS Priorities 2022/2023

  • Invest in our workforce
    • with more people and new ways of working, and by strengthening the compassionate and inclusive culture needed to deliver outstanding care
  • Respond to COVID 19
    • delivering the NHS COVID vaccination programme and meeting the needs of patients with COVID 19
  • Deliver significantly more elective care
    • to tackle the elective backlog, reduce long waits and improve performance against cancer waiting times standards
  • Improve the responsiveness of urgent and emergency care and build community care capacity
    • keeping patients safe and offering the right care, at the right time, in the right setting
  • Improve timely access to primary care
    • expanding capacity and increasing the number of appointments available
  • Grow and improve mental health services
    • services for people with a learning disability and/or autistic people
  • Continue to develop our approach to population health management
    • prevent ill health and address health inequalities
  • Exploit the potential of digital technologies to transform the delivery of care and patient outcomes
  • Make the most effective use of our resources
  • Establish ICBs and collaborative system working
  • Sustainability agenda