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Health Network North seeks an interested partner for the development of a PSA self-testing device

By February 18, 2022No Comments

Health Network North (an AHSN NENC and Innovation Super Network partnership), has announced the launch of a new unmet need call, in partnership with South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and the Northern Cancer Alliance.

The search is to find a partner to help with the development of a device, allowing patients to self-test for their serum/blood Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) concentrations, within a home or community setting. The team are looking for innovative technologies capable for use by prostate cancer patients, or their carers.

Applications are welcomed from companies of all sizes, individuals, NHS teams and charities interested in forming collaborations to develop the device to address this unmet need.

A Launch Event is being hosted for interested parties to find out more and ask any questions on Thursday 17 February 2022 at 12.30pm – 1.30pm. Interested parties can book their place by emailing Christine Jordan

The deadline for the PSA call is Friday 25 March 2022 and expressions of interest can be submitted here. Find out more information through the call flyer.

Ben Kemp