Clear focus, big impact
Ideas originating within our NHS are transforming lives, creating jobs, attracting investment, and showcasing Scotland as a truly entrepreneurial nation with innovation in its DNA.
InnoScot Health has received and evaluated over 2000 innovative ideas to date, successfully accelerating a range of medical devices, products, and technologies for use in hospitals, care homes and on-scene emergency settings, both in Scotland and around the world.
Our Impact Areas
By harnessing the talent, entrepreneurism and commitment of staff across the NHS, we have supported improvements in patient care while stimulating economic wealth.
InnoScot Health collaboration provides almost complete barrier to virus transmission
The Scottish Medical Journal has published a paper on the SARUS-CPR hood, concluding that it ‘substantially reduces’ aerosol transmission by more than 99%.
The Safer Airway Resuscitation (SARUS) CPR hood fits over the head of a patient, creating a barrier between them and the person giving CPR and thereby reducing the risk of virus transmission.
Our Success Stories
Reacting quickly to the demands of an ever-evolving healthcare environment, InnoScot Health supports the development and adoption of transformational innovations for improved patient care.