Welcome to the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2018
The North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2018 is a collaborative celebration event hosted by the Innovation Agency, Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast, NIHR Clinical Research Network: North West Coast (CRN NWC), and NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North West Coast (CLAHRC NWC).
The purpose of the event is to celebrate successes of the excellent work being undertaken across the North West region in relation to clinical research, reducing health inequalities and innovation.
Young patient research ambassador, 17 year old Sophie Ainsworth, won the Outstanding Contribution to Patient and Public Involvement in Research Award at the 2017 awards.
At the event’s core is the desire to demonstrate how clinical research and innovation efforts have had an impact on patient care across the North West Coast.
The awards are aimed at a variety of stakeholders including NHS organisations, industry partners, academic partners, third sector organisations, local authorities and/or other collaborations working in health innovation.
There are 12 award categories for the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2018 that cover a wide range of research and innovation achievements.
Outstanding Contribution to Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in Research
Taking Research into Practice
Clinical Research Practitioner of the Year
Culture for Innovation
Research for Wellbeing
Clinical Research Rising Star of the Year
Patient Safety Innovation
Clinical Research Site or Team of the Year
Research Student of the Year
Partnership in Innovation
Excellence In The Delivery of Commercial Life Science Research
Following shortlisting of nominations, three finalists from each category will be invited to attend the awards ceremony which takes place from 6pm on Thursday 8th March, 2018 in Preston.
Please read the criteria carefully before entering.
To apply for any of the awards visit our How to Enter Page
Nomination deadline: Friday 1st December 2017
See the photo montage from our North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2017