DigitalHealth.London opens Launchpad for new applications

DigitalHealth.London has opened for applications to their new Launchpad programme for the next generation of digital health companies.

The programme supports London-based early-stage companies that are developing innovations or processes focused on transforming health and care, and allows them to launch new products or services to the wider NHS staff and patients. The Launchpad programme wants to support digital health companies with a ‘high potential’ to meet the current challenges facing the NHS and social care.

Speaking of the previous success of the programme, Sara Nelson, Programme Director of DigitalHealth.London said, “We’ve supported 26 early-stage companies to launch products as part of the programme so far, and these innovations are now improving experiences for both NHS staff and patients.”

The Launchpad will support the companies by providing access to a range of knowledge-sharing events that can help them better understand the demand for products and bring their own products or solutions to the market.

Sophie Brooks, Co-founder of Lister and participant in the fourth Launchpad cohort, commented: “We have been supported by a great team who’ve helped us pinpoint and define the value of our product, as well as supporting us with our evidence standard.”

She added: “The support of the DigitalHealth.London Launchpad programme has been instrumental in launching our product in the NHS.”

The programme will be able to offer up to 12 hours of support to early-stage companies that can consist of workshops and tailored one-to-one guidance from consultants in DigitalHealth.London. In addition, advice from strategic partners will diversify and bring a wider range of expertise and knowledge across healthcare innovation to developing companies.

Sara commented: “If you’re a digital health company developing a product or service that tackles the current challenges facing the NHS, I’d urge you to consider applying for this programme.”

More information can be found here.