Welcome to MedConnect North

MedConnect North offers a bespoke service to SMEs, national and international medical technology companies, providing guidance and assistance throughout the Medical Technology Research and Innovation Pathway. The group supports companies to form partnerships with academia and the NHS in the North East and North Cumbria region. In addition, MedConnect North supports NHS staff to encourage, drive and develop innovation within their organisation.

Our vision is to provide this support in order to expedite the launch of new technologies and services to enhance and improve patient care and positively contribute to the regional economy.

MedConnect North is a joint initiative supported by National Institute for Health and Care Research Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria and Academic Health Science Network North East and North Cumbria.