Current HISES SBRI Challenges

Care Home Data Platform Innovation Foundation Challenge

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Improving Multi-morbidity Acute Care Using Data Analytics

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Improving Hip Fracture Outcomes Using Data

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December Newsletter

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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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Frailty Innovation Call

InnoScot Health is seeking ideas from health and social care professionals that can help transform the quality of life for people living with frailty, while helping NHS Scotland adapt to changing demographics and increase in service use as people become frailer.

Ideas may range from wearable tech that could predict falls in vulnerable people, assistive technology to make daily life or a specific task easier, a device or tool to help people self-manage their condition or diagnostic devices to simplify home monitoring of conditions.

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Applications now open for The Reducing Drug Deaths Challenge

An exciting opportunity for organisations to receive a share of £5, 000, 000 towards innovative solutions to reduce drug deaths.

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Innovation Test Beds In Scotland for Health and Social Care

The NICE 4 Health Autumn Virtual Event


The presentation recording is now available to you. Click below to view all the valuable information presented in a collaborative event with NHS Lothian, including:

The Positive Impact of Technology in Healthcare – improving telephone triage and clearing appointment backlog.

During this 60-minute session, hear directly from one NHS Scottish Health Board about their attended journey and how unnecessary hospital episodes have been reduced by 30% resulting in:

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Tailored Talks


The application of the Tailored Talks platform is a critical enabler of the Hospital to Home pathway developed by Pogo Studio in partnership with NHS Lothian and Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland.

It was created to facilitate effective discharge, to support people and their families make the transition from ICU to home following a COVID diagnosis and to ensure that there is ongoing support as people learn to live with the longer-term impact of the virus.

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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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