BioDundee Conference Event

17th May, 2022

The BioDundee Conference is taking place on Tuesday 17th May 2022 online. With an interesting line up of speakers and panel discussions covering a wide range of themes in the Healthcare and Life Sciences sector there is something for everyone to enjoy. To find out more and register for your FREE place visit the website:

NHS Tayside Innovation Team is helping to drive forward innovative solutions for the NHS to challenges created by COVID-19 by hosting a year-long research and development initiative with industry partners News

6th May, 2022

The Scottish Government has invested £400,000 to run this Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) to drive forward vital innovation in reusable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and decontamination technologies. The six companies involved in the SBRI are developing a range of potential solutions to meet the SBRI challenge.   For more information please visit the NHS Tayside websit...

Realistic Medicine Newsletter & Events News

21st October, 2021

Issue 1 of the Tayside Realistic Medicine Newsletter is now available and can be accessed here.   3 Realistic Medicine Education Sessions have been arranged:   Wellbeing - Thursday 25th November 2021 at 1pm Sustainability - Wednesday 15th December 2021 at 1pm Inequalities - Wednesday 19th January 2022 at 1pm   To find out more information and to book a place visit the Eventb...

AHSP is recruiting for an Innovation Project Manager News

16th July, 2021

Are you experienced in management of innovation or research projects?  We have a new exciting vacancy within the AHSP NHS Tayside Innovation team.  We are looking for a full time Innovation Project Manager, band 7, for 12 months based at Ninewells Hospital.     The role is needed to coordinate activities across 3 themes of innovation in infection control and deconta...

SHIL Phase 2 COVID-19 Innovation Fund News

16th October, 2020

Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) have launched phase 2 of their innovation funding call to support NHS Scotland in the response to COVID-19.  The support package includes up to £25k of funding and project management support.  Ideas could include a technology solution, infection prevention solution, a new device or way to improve patient experience or mental health and wellbei...

Dundee Interdisciplinary and Innovation Forum Events Programme 2020 News

9th July, 2020

The Dundee Interdisciplinary and Innovation Forum (DIIF) programme for the rest of the year is now available.  DIIF is part of the University of Dundee and aims to facilitate collaboration within the University and with industry.  The 2020 programme of events covers themes of Artificial Intelligence & Data, Global Challenges Research Fund, Information Resources, Regional Engagement...

SHIL funding available to support COVID-19 efforts News

28th April, 2020

A new fund is available from Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) to help health and social care professionals across Scotland to develop innovative solutions in response to the COVID-19 crisis.  £25k initial seed funding is available along with a support package. Students, volunteers, companies and others with innovative ideas that would benefit from collaboration with the NHS c...

NHS Tayside Community Innovation Fund - open for applications News

13th April, 2020

The NHS Tayside Community Innovation Fund continues to support community groups during the COVID-19 pandemic and is open for applications for projects that benefit the health and wellbeing of the community.  Projects which address specific challenges as a result of COVID-19 are welcomed.  Community groups can apply for funding of between £500 and £25,000 over a 3 year period....

NHS Tayside staff convert medical equipment into ventilators News

13th April, 2020

Staff in the NHS Tayside Medical Physics department have converted 26 anaesthetic machines into ventilators as part of the COVID-19 efforts.  The Medical Physics team have a crucial role in maintaining vital medical equipment used in Tayside hospitals.  The repurposed machines have now been approved and will be used in the new intensive care areas to treat patients with breathing difficu...

NHS Tayside virtual appointments success News

13th April, 2020

Over 1500 virtual and telephone healthcare appointments have been carried out across Tayside during the COVID-19 outbreak using the video link service 'Near Me'.  The technology has been designed specifically for the healthcare sector and allows clinicians to consult with their patients remotely.  Patients use their own digital device to enter an online waiting area for their booked appo...