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West Midlands Academic Health Science Network

Now accepting applications from Start-ups for 2023/2024 Serendip Incubator & Accelerator Programme 2.0 The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) strives to make the West Midlands a healthier and more productive place, using technology to create economic growth and stimulate innovative ideas. This programme creates the ideal environment for innovative health tech companies to scale at pace.

Serendip - Innovation Birmingham


Calling all tech focused healthcare companies

Through an established healthcare network, the WMAHSN provides opportunities to connect all areas of healthcare and enterprise, working closely with NHS commissioners, NHS service providers, healthcare professionals, patients, carers and the public. Based at Innovation Birmingham, the programme provides an immersive, tech focused environment.

Established to accelerate business growth, a network of business mentors, and access to smart investment opportunities are just some of the benefits of being placed on the WMAHSN programme. Pivotal to the generation and maintenance of a healthier region, the WMAHSN nurtures the region’s most promising healthcare ventures.


What’s on offer to SMEs

Full-life-cycle pipeline support available for an ambitious deep tech innovation:

• 12 months tailored business support from a range of experts e.g. IP, Marketing, HR

• Access to a hybrid model (virtual and physical space) with office space at Innovation Birmingham

• Links to key stakeholders across the network

• Investment readiness package including investor showcases, roundtables with VCs and Angels

• Support from Bruntwood SciTech's network

• Access to SME convertible Loan

• Business development opportunities & growth focus

Apply now

The WMAHSN is always keen to hear from exciting innovative digital health and medtech companies. We are looking to continue to create that Serendipitous environment that allows for the evolution of Deep Tech Innovation .

Check out our new Serendip 2.0 programme launching with 4 striking challenges. Which address key stumbling blocks within Health and Social Care.

Interested in joining the programme?