Purposeful Health Growth Accelerator Launch Event

21/09/2020 11:00 am to 21/09/2020 12:30 pm

Event Details

The Purposeful Health Growth Accelerator offers bespoke fully funded support packages to businesses with a mission to provide innovative solutions within the health, wellness and social care sectors.

Whether your business is currently operating within, or looking to expand into these sectors, we want to help you realise your vision and accelerate your growth potential.

Join representatives from Northumbria University and NEL Fund Managers for this live launch event and be the first to find out what the programme has to offer.

The Purposeful Health team will also be joined by Russ Watkins, AHSN NENC Commercial Director, and Dr Mark Lambert (Acting Medical Director Commissioning (North East and Yorkshire) NHS England/ NHS Improvement) who will provide attendees with an insightful overview of the NHS, as well as the current North East Health and Care issues, including COVID-19 response and recovery.


The Power of Innovation and Why it’s Essential for Business Growth

Dr Carolyn Horrocks – Northumbria University, Newcastle

How Northumbria University Can Help SME’s Become More Innovative

Dr Ioannis Vogiatzis – Northumbria University, Newcastle


Preparing for Growth and Funding Innovation

Dr Yvonne Gale – Nel Fund Managers


An Overview of The NHS – What Businesses Need to Know

Russ Watkins – Commercial Director, AHSN NENC


Current North East Health and Care Issues – Including COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Dr Mark Lambert – Acting Medical Director Commissioning (North East and Yorkshire) NHS England/ NHS Improvement


Live Q&A

The Purposeful Health Growth Accelerator is delivered by Northumbria University and NEL Fund Managers, a partnership backed by funding from Research England. For more information, please visit www.purposefulhealth.co.uk