New Innovative Supplies and Solution Portal Launched to Tackle Supply Challenges

Portal to Facilitate Collaboration between NHS and Industry to Solve Current Healthcare Challenges, with a Special Focus on COVID-19

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Waltham, MA and Liverpool, England – June 3, 2020 – yet2, a global open innovation services company, together with the Innovation Agency and the Innovation Centre at Alder Hey NHS Foundation Trust has launched an open innovation portal to source innovative alternative healthcare supplies and solutions. Individuals, start-ups, academia and more are invited to submit their ideas and innovations to solve real world healthcare challenges via,

Alder Hey Innovation team has joined forced with the Innovation Agency and Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership to tackle the supply challenges during the coronavirus pandemic via this portal. The Innovation Team at Alder Hey will manage the portal while the Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership’s COVID-19 Supply Response (CSR) Team will assess needs in the health and care services. The Innovation Agency will use its commercial contacts to promote the site and signpost organisations to it.

“Our dedicated innovation team is leading the way to co-create a new, alternative supply chain,” said Emma Hughes, Associate Chief Innovation Officer, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. “We are looking for innovative solution providers to solve urgent healthcare challenges, the most urgent of which is the COVID-19 pandemic.”

“yet2 believes the portal will source meaningful innovations that will help address numerous challenges we are facing as a result of COVID-19 and other urgent healthcare needs,” said Tim Bernstein, CEO, yet2. “yet2 felt a strong need to make a material contribution to fighting COVID-19. As a result, we donated a significant amount of our services in building the Alder Hey Open Innovation Portal.”


yet2’s Social Good Initiative

The Alder Hey open innovation portal is part of yet2’s social good initiative, where we partner with organizations in the areas of health, renewable energy, combating global warming, and more.

About Alder Hey’s Innovation Centre

Alder Hey’s Innovation Centre is a world leading hub that accelerates the impact of game-changing innovation for the next generation. Its vision is to build a healthier future for children and young people using digital and medtech innovation as a key enabler.

About yet2

yet2 operates at the hub of the global technology market. Since 1999, we have been an Open Innovation services company working for an international corporate client base. yet2 provides hands-on technology transfer services in the areas of targeted technology scouting, strategic dealflow, Open Innovation portal management, innovation tours, anonymous deals, technology licensing, and patent transaction services – bringing our Open Innovation clients hundreds of millions of dollars in value. Learn more about yet2 by visiting: Follow yet2 on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


View the press release here: New Innovative Supplies and Solution Portal Launched to Tackle Supply Challenges


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