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New awards celebrating innovation in health and care

29 April 2022
The Innovate Awards are now open for entries.

New national awards to celebrate innovation in health and care have been launched by NHS Confederation and the AHSN Network.

The Innovate Awards are the result of a collaboration between the AHSN Network, which operates as the innovation arm of the NHS in England and is the collective voice of the 15 Academic Health Science Network’s (AHSNs) including UCLPartners; and the NHS Confederation, the membership organisation for the healthcare system in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Innovate Awards categories

There will be 10 awards to enter, with the categories as follows:

  • Net Zero Innovation of the Year
  • The Diversity in Innovation Award
  • Excellence in Patient and Public Involvement in Transformation and Innovation
  • Innovation Spread Award
  • Best Workforce Innovation
  • Innovation Helping Address Health Inequalities
  • Outstanding Contribution to Population Health Through Innovation
  • Innovative Health System of the Year
  • Outstanding Collaboration with Industry
  • Enabling Safer Systems of Care Through Innovation

The final, 11th, award – Innovation Champion of the Year – will be selected by the judges from across the other category winners.

How to enter

Entries are now open and should be made via the Innovate Awards website.

The closing date for submissions will be midnight on 23 June 2022. The final winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 29 September 2022. More information on how to register to attend this event will be released soon.

For more information visit the Innovation Awards website.

Excellence in Patient and Public Involvement in Transformation and InnovationInnovation Spread AwardBest Workforce Innovation Innovation Helping Address Health Inequalities Outstanding Contribution to Population Health Through Innovation Innovative Health System of the YearOutstanding Collaboration with IndustryEnabling Safer Systems of Care Through InnovationThe final, 11th, award – Innovation Champion of the Year – will be selected by the judges from across the other category winners. Entries are now open and should be made via the Innovate Awards website. The closing date for submissions will be midnight on 23 June 2022. The final winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 29 September 2022. More information on how to register to attend this event will be released soon. For more information about the Innovate Awards visit the awards website.