NHS Innovation Accelerator – Call for Applicants for the 20/21 cohort

October 1, 2020

Applications for the NHS Innovation Accelerator are now open.

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and hosted at UCLPartners – has launched its call for applications representing high impact, evidence-based innovations.

The call is open to local, national and international healthcare innovations supported by passionate individuals from any background, including SMEs, clinicians, charity/third sector and academics.

In alignment with the current NHS priorities of Covid-19 Reset and Recovery, innovations put forward this year must address at least one of the following themes:

  • NHS response to COVID-19;
  • mental health; and
  • supporting the workforce.

The application period is open until 16 October 2020 at midnight.

For further information, contact the NHS Innovation Accelerator.


Interested in applying?

Visit the NIA website to learn more about the application criteria and process, find dates for informational webinars, and access the online application portal.

Apply now