We work directly with health and social care providers and pool vital facilities, networks and expertise to create a launchpad for innovative new products or services.


Facilities – to validate concepts, provide high-tech simulation and give feedback


Networks – to accelerate access to shared product or service implementation process


Expertise – vital input from committed and experienced programme delivery partners

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You are an SME that has a fantastic idea.

But your challenge is getting in front of the right people to ensure your idea is viable and can be commercialised.

Our commitment to you.

The Bucks Health and Social Care Innovation Hub is committed to working with innovative SMEs like you. We want to give you the support you crave and the access you need to ensure your innovation can make a difference.

The support you need.

Once your idea for a new product or service has been evaluated and you've been accepted into the Bucks HSC Ventures programme, we'll give you direct access to health and social care providers and a pool of experts during the next six months to help you prototype, test, refine and push your innovation forward.

Helping you get to market.

We'll give you vital funding advice so you can explore the possibilities open to you. We hope this will be the catalyst that takes you and your innovation to the next level – and help to address key health and social care challenges now and into the future.

“We want to make Buckinghamshire the go-to destination for health and social care innovation in the UK. We want to celebrate the role SMEs will play in enhancing efficiency within the health and social care sector.”

A European Regional Development Fund programme that is a collaboration between Bucks New University, Bucks Healthcare Trust, Oxford AHSN, Bucks CCG and Bucks County Council.

Applications to join the accelerator programme are accepted twice a year. The application window is open for one month every six months. Expressions of interest are welcome outside this window.

Only UK-registered SMEs are eligible to apply to join our innovation-led accelerator programme that applies lean methodology and human-centred design approaches.

There is currently a big clinician-supported drive to identify and accelerate the introduction of appropriate innovations into the health and social care sector.