YHAHSN
Kat Trinder

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Yorkshire AHSN appoints new Head of Investment &Partnerships

The Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (YHAHSN) has welcomed Philippa Hedley-Takhar as the new Head of Investment and Partnerships in the Commercial team.

Philippa’s role will include securing new funding streams to help support the acceleration of innovation into front line clinical use, safeguarding and creating jobs in the Life Sciences sector - including using innovative products and services to directly support the improvement of the NHS.

Working with partners across the NHS, academia, government and industry in Yorkshire and Humber, Philippa will also ensure that there is a clear and consistent infrastructure to make the NHS even more appealing to innovative companies.

Philippa has previously held roles in sector growth and investment management at Creative Sheffield.

Richard Stubbs, Commercial Director at YHAHSN, said: “The YHAHSN is fast developing a reputation for working with our NHS and industry partners to identify the key innovations that will transform and sustain our healthcare services.

“A major part of our work is about supporting the NHS to become a better customer to innovative industry partners, while also making sure that the region gets its fair share of EU and global funds to help us spread innovation faster, support jobs and create a health system that takes advantage of all the many technological breakthroughs that are becoming part of our world.

“Philippa is a crucial appointment to our team and will use her experience to support the NHS in Yorkshire and Humber to achieve these aims.”

ENDS

For more information please contact:

Kat Trinder, PR Officer at Medilink Yorkshire and Humber

Tel: 0114 232 9292

Email: k.trinder@medilink.co.uk

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Kat Trinder .

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