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South London Small Grants open for innovators

The Health Innovation Network has opened the South London Small Grants 2017  for applications.

The aim of the grants is to encourage innovations that address the gaps highlighted in the NHS Five Year Forward View and support the ambitions of the Sustainability and Transformation Plans within south London.

In previous years, the Small Grants have enabled people across London to access small pockets of funding for research and innovation to try out their ideas, using the grant as a springboard to support their potential.

10-15 grants up to £10,000 each will be offered to successful applications.

Previous projects funded by the Small Grants include:

  • Project GROW: Establishing and testing a new intergenerational falls gardening programme to improve physical activity levels, health and wellbeing in older people at risk of falling.
  • Piloting the use of video conferencing technology to support liaison and improved care between general practice and a residential care home.
  • Getting over the Bump: A collaborative project between maternal medicine midwives and occupational therapists enabling increased independence in childcare roles for expectant mothers with physical and/or sensory impairments.

Please click here to view the application pack and funding guidelines.