Learn more about Staffordshire University's new Health Innovation Centre in this virtual event
Join us online for a roadshow meeting from the West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster (WMHTC), hosted by Staffordshire University.
The West Midlands Health Technologies Cluster (WMHTC) is a new initiative which is currently being developed to make its existing companies more successful and to attract investment and new businesses to the region.
The meeting will present the opportunity to learn further about the work of the Staffordshire University Health Innovation Centre and examples of other health innovations being developed.
Staffordshire University plans to transform the health workforce using advanced digital technology has won the backing of government. By providing existing and future healthcare professionals with the cutting-edge digital skills and advanced techniques in high-demand within the healthcare sector, we will help ensure the long-term sustainability of the NHS, playing a key role in the transformation and modernisation of the workforce.
The proposed £5.8 million Health Innovation Centre at the University’s Stafford Centre of Excellence for Healthcare Education has been allocated £2.89 million under the government's Getting Building Fund, which is aimed at helping the country's economy bounce back from the Covid-19 crisis.
The project will see the development of a new Health Innovation Centre incorporating sector-leading clinical simulation and immersion suites enabling healthcare professionals and students to explore and develop new patient safety techniques. The facility will also enable the teaching of advanced digital skills to support the future needs of the health sector.