West Midlands Health Tech Innovation Accelerator

Locally-led Innovation Accelerators delivered in partnership with DSIT, Innovate UK and City Regions

Various logos of funding bodies for the West Midlands Health Tech Innovation Accelerator

The West Midlands Health Tech Innovation Accelerator (WMHTIA) sets out to tackle the challenges companies face when bringing new technologies to the market. 

The programme unites a collaborative network of expertise across industry, NHS and universities that will help pioneering businesses navigate the key stages of medical translation.

Through a centrally coordinated series of activities, this government-funded initiative will streamline the process of converting technologies from concept to real-world implementation.

Local innovation. Regional collaboration. Global impact.

We can support you with


Consortium-wide triage approach to diagnose business needs and implement a bespoke development plan.


Programmes of targeted training & support for innovators and businesses.


Access to cross-regional expert infrastructure and innovation support for product development including prototyping, regulation, clinical trials and evaluation.


Real-world NHS product usability testing & evaluation services and international market access support.


Leveraging the strengths of regional manufacturing innovation to upskill companies within the sector and support non-sector companies/supply chains to pivot into Health Tech industry.


Ongoing evaluation and sustainability work to refine activities and create regional/national evidence bases for 'what works' in Health Tech sectoral support - building long-term investment platforms.

Contact us

If you are a high-growth potential business within the Health Tech sector - we want to hear from you.

For more information, please contact: wmhtia@contacts.bham.ac.uk 

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