Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) works in partnership with NHS Scotland to identify, protect, develop and commercialise new innovations from healthcare professionals. Registered Number: SC 236303. Registered address: The Golden Jubliee National Hospital, Fourth Floor East, Agmemmon St, Clydebank, G81 4DY
Who we work with
Supporting health innovation across NHS, academia and industry
Supporting innovative health professionals across primary, secondary and tertiary care
Supporting collaboration with academia to harness innovative ideas
Supporting expert clinical input to industry led innovations
Supporting individual entrepreneurs, inventors and students
Scotland is an entrepreneurial nation and SHIL is committed to working in collaboration with NHS, academia, industry and funders to encourage innovation and entrepreneurism across all areas of health.
SHIL has been working in partnership with NHS Scotland since 2002, holding a unique position in protecting and supporting NHS initiated ideas. SHIL also work together with partners to develop and validate new and innovative approaches to health and patient care. This includes assessing and supporting innovative ideas from those working outside NHS Scotland, such as students, members of the public, start-ups, SMEs and established companies.
By creating an open, receptive environment, SHIL helps translate ground-breaking ideas, wherever they originate, into viable products and services that not only improve patient care but generate a financial return for the NHS.
Review the support SHIL can provide to accelerate innovative health ideas across a range of groups. You can also review our selection criteria, submit an idea online, or get in touch with the team to confidentially discuss your idea.