WINNERS OF the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2022 announced
Congratulations to all the winners and finalists in the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2022. Returning after an absence of two years, the event celebrated a variety of work underway in health and care across the region and demonstrated the impact of clinical research, applied research and innovation.
A record number of 180 nominations were received, with judges facing a tough job to decide winners in 12 categories, announced in an event at at Edge Hill University’s Rose Theatre.
BBC North West Tonight presenter Roger Johnson hosted the awards, which were also live-streamed to supporters and well-wishers.
Hosted by the Innovation Agency; NIHR Clinical Research Network North West Coast (CRN NWC); and Applied Research Collaboration North West Coast (ARC NWC) the awards are an opportunity to celebrate success and the excellent work being undertaken in health and care across the region during an unprecedented time.
The event, was held on 23rd June 2022 at Edge Hill University, and showcased some of the best research and innovation in NHS organisations, industry and academic partners, third sector organisations, local authorities and other collaborators in health innovation.
We were delighted that our two integrated care systems, for Cheshire and Merseyside and for Lancashire and South Cumbria, sponsored two new awards this year – for sustainability and for addressing health inequalities.
There were 12 award categories for the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2022 that covered a wide range of research and innovation achievements.