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By merging the clinical expertise of Alder Hey, the Innovation Framework of L Marks, and the support and commercial acumen of leading corporates, we will bring new and better healing innovations to children and paediatric systems across the globe.

This programme offers start-ups a live environment to test and collaborate their solution to really make a difference to the children and young people at Alder Hey.

Applications are now closed.

Alder Hey Innovation Lab

In partnership with L Marks, Alder Hey Innovation Centre is seeking to further their mission to accelerate the implementation of game-changing innovation for now and future generations.

Whether it is revolutionary lifesaving wearable devices, advancing safety in medication practice, optimising and automating hospital processes or leveraging gamification in diagnostics, therapy and education of conditions, the Alder Hey Innovation Lab seeks to solve some of the biggest challenges facing children and young people of today and tomorrow.

The world is on the cusp of many advances in medical technology. Through this bespoke and clinically tailored Innovation Lab, we will discover, implement and scale new technologies within Alder Hey, ensuring the paediatric market is prioritised in this revolution, bridging an innovation gap that it has been subjected to for far too long.

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Timeline

30 Nov 2021

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Applications

9 Aug 2021 — 26 Sep 2021

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Applications

9 Aug 2021 — 26 Sep 2021

Applications close at 11:59 GMT. We'll review all the applications received and get back in touch. Successful applicants will be invited to Pitch Day.

Pitch day

1st November - 5th November

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Pitch day

1st November - 5th November

Pitch day is your chance to pitch to key members of the alder hey trust to win a place on the programme

Programme live: Clinical validation

10 Jan 2022 — 18 Mar 2022

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Programme live: Clinical validation

10 Jan 2022 — 18 Mar 2022

The collaboration starts here! Objectives and scopes of work will be set and there will be 10 weeks of live testing within the clinical setting with the support of key stakeholders within Alder Hey.

Programme live: Commercial validation

21 Mar 2022 — 15 Apr 2022

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Programme live: Commercial validation

21 Mar 2022 — 15 Apr 2022

Four weeks of support in validating your solution commercially with the support of Alder Hey and corporate sponsors.

Demo day

17th April - 22nd April

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Demo day

17th April - 22nd April

A chance to demonstrate what has been achieved during the lab and present your proposal for future engagement with Alder Hey.

Offboarding

24 Apr 2022

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Offboarding

24 Apr 2022

work with teams to plan next steps

Partners

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust provides care for over 330,000 children and young people every year. Alder Hey delivers clinical excellence for all children, for routine illnesses as well as very complex and rare conditions.

One of four stand-alone children’s hospitals in the UK, it is a national centre for neuro and craniofacial surgery, a regional centre for burns injuries and a Centre of Excellence for children with cancer, heart, spinal and brain disease. Alder Hey as an NIHR funded Clinical Research Facility (CRF) that specialises in the design, and delivery, of early phase drug trials in children with a wide range of conditions.

The Trust is one of only four epilepsy surgical centres in the UK and one of only two accredited major trauma centres in the North West. Alder Hey is also a respiratory Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) surge centre and is the referral centre for the treatment of congenital heart defects in North West England, North Wales and Isle of Man. It became the first UK Centre of Excellence for Childhood Lupus in 2010.

Alder Hey is the first accredited Investing in Children hospital in the UK. It has a dedicated patient experience programme which includes the award winning Alder Hey Arts involving music therapy, dance programmes, storytelling and animation projects. It is also one of a few hospitals to have a Children and Young Person’s Forum.

For more information about Alder Hey Innovation please visit www.alderheyinnovation.com

alderhey.nhs.uk

L Marks are specialists in corporate innovation, helping partners achieve their strategic goals through proven value-driven innovation initiatives. Having launched over 70 innovation programmes across the UK, Europe, Israel, Asia, and the US, L Marks is embedding a culture of innovation across industries. We have created the UK’s largest network of Innovation Labs, powering transformation within some of the world’s best-known brands, including Lloyd’s of London, BMW Group, and Arsenal FC, and consistently generating demonstrable results.

Through our open innovation methodologies, we support our partners to discover, develop and deploy technologies that drive new revenue streams, harness intelligence, increase efficiency, improve customer experience, and help future-proof their operations. Our internal innovation expertise is empowering our partners’ talent, equipping employees with new tools to develop and deploy innovative solutions from within.

By creating these relationships and experiences, L Marks is establishing innovation as a key characteristic across our partners’ businesses, driving a dynamic culture and, ultimately, fuelling growth.

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