We are now recruiting for individuals representing high impact, evidence-based innovations that address one or more of this year’s themes:
Before beginning your application, please review the following documents:
For general questions, please refer to the FAQs.
Applications for the NIA must be made in the application portal, which can be accessed at https://nia.smapply.org/. You will be able to save your progress in the portal and return to it as often as needed until the application period ends.
All applications must be submitted through the application portal by 23:59 on 16th October 2020. The NIA will not be able to accept applications via email or after the deadline.
You can be the inventor of your innovation, the lead for it within your organisation or simply the representative of an innovation you find compelling, and as such, wish to scale it across the NHS.
Applicants, nationally and internationally, can be clinicians; academics; from a public-sector, charitable or not-for-profit organisation; from a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME); from a large corporate.
You should apply if:
The NIA particularly welcomes female applicants and applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, as they are currently underrepresented amongst our Fellows.
To learn more about the NIA and the application process, join us for a virtual ‘Meet the NIA’ session. Register by following the links below.
If you would like additional support on your application, your local Academic Health Science Network may be able to provide advice in applying for the NIA. Find your local AHSN here: https://www.ahsnnetwork.com/
If you are new to completing application forms of this nature and are based in the UK, independent advice, provided by the Knowledge Transfer Network, on structuring and producing a compelling application is available. Applicants can register their interest for this support by emailing NIA@uclpartners.com by 28 September 2020. Support will be offered on a first come, first served basis.
International Applicants should contact Healthcare UK to access the dedicated support on offer for international companies looking to come to the UK.