We are looking for individuals representing high impact, evidence-based innovations, sourced nationally and internationally, which address one or more of the commitments laid out in the NHS Long Term Plan.
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.
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 midnight, 23rd October 2019. The NIA will not be able to accept applications via email or after the deadline.
There are several ways to get in touch with us about the application process or the NIA in general:
We are hosting a series of in-person information events during the call period. With the exception of the events being hosted at NHS Expo on 4 & 5 September, you must register to attend by clicking on your preferred date below.