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Centre for Healthcare Technologies
University of Nottingham
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With over 100 academics, we can help identify the right combination of expertise to address your clinical questions.

We have an excellent track record of working closely with clinicians and developing new solutions that have successfully been adopted for patient benefit.



The involvement of patients in our research helps us to ensure the intended solution is fit for purpose and will enhance quality of care.

We work closely with established patient groups and welcome enquiries from patients wishing to be involved in our research.

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We work with businesses of all sizes to develop and enhance medical device development.

We can support

  • Identifying academic collaborators
  • Jointly applying for R&D grants
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • Helping to get your device NHS ready

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We support inter-disciplinary collaborations between academics.

Browse our capabilities

For University of Nottingham staff, we can support:

  • Facilitating collaboration with academics in other disciplines
  • Facilitating collaborations with relevant clinicians
  • Facilitating collaborations with regional SMEs through Medilink East Midlands
  • Support for Pathways to Impact
  • Supporting commercialisation
  • Support for the evidence base for your development
  • Publicising your research capabilities, case studies and successes



Our services

The Centre for Healthcare Equipment & Technology Adoption (CHEATA) is part of Clinical Engineering at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and offers a unique support service to clinical, academic and commercial med-tech developers to gather evidence for NHS adoption and to develop devices that are truly NHS-ready.

The Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC) supports research by the analysis and interpretation of complex data.
Device design and evaluation
From human interaction with technology, to biomechanical modelling and electromagnetic interference, we can connect you with the right experts to design and evaluate your device.
The Tissue Directory is the UK's only register of human tissue sample collections that covers multiple diseases and allows searching based on age, gender, disease classification, sample type and available datasets.