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SMEs Support Services

Industry / Commercial Enterprises

Derby Clinical Trials Support Unit has formed strong collaborations with a number of commercial enterprises including large, international healthcare industry partners as well as SMEs and new start-up companies.

We are delighted to work with colleagues in the commercial sector to generate the high quality evidence they need to support the adoption and uptake of the latest healthcare innovations. 

Medilink EM – INSTILS Project – Inspiring Networking to Stimulate Technology Innovation in Life Sciences

The INSTILS project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). T will deliver a range of activities that seek to engender a culture of innovation within the life science sector.

The project aims to improve the economic performance of the Life Sciences sector within the locality of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (D2N2) by enabling SMEs to increase their competitive advantage through innovation and stimulating interaction between business, research entities and the NHS.  Our partnership helps support businesses transitioning to the life sciences sector, grant funding, creation of new companies, special interest groups and technology collaboration workshops.

INSTILS will enable established SMEs to flourish and grow by introducing new products and services that benefit from innovations, identified clinical need and the incorporation or use of cutting-edge technologies.


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