Maximising NHS Scotland’s end-to-end innovation resources to improve healthcare

The free to join session will spotlight two fantastic guest speakers with knowledge reaching across the breadth of the innovation spectrum.

Samantha Smith-Garrett, Senior Innovation Programme Manager at NHS Lothian and HISES will be discussing the role of the HISES Innovation Hub, and how it is partnering with companies to provide test bed environments.

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February Newsletter

Our new edition of the HISES Newsletter is available to view and will be published on the 15th of each month. To subscribe to our monthly newsletter and other key communications, please email

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Health Technology Session with SHTG for Phase 1 SBRIs

Watch the session with Ed Clifton, Unit Head Scottish Health Technologies Group.

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HISES Innovation Event 2023

On the 8th June 2023, we held an innovation event to give an update on innovation activity in the South East region.

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Innovation Test Beds In Scotland for Health and Social Care

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About Us

Health Innovation South East Scotland (HISES) is an Innovation Test Bed set up by the Scottish Government Chief Scientists’ Office which forms part of national network created to deliver the Government’s vision to utilise the innovation process to deliver a healthier and wealthier nation for the future.

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Funding Opportunities

We can support you as you develop your concept or prototype, by connecting you with collaborative partners from across industry, academia and health and care and by identifying funding and further support opportunities.

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Our Events

We work to maximise opportunities for companies to interact with researchers and health and care professionals – a conversation can often spark new innovative ideas.

Keep up to date and find out more about the latest innovation events from across Scotland.

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