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The Centre for Healthcare Technologies (CHT) brings together clinicians, academics from all disciplines, patients, and industry to accelerate the pathway from scientific discovery to clinical adoption. Find out how we can support you:

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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.

Contact Tanya McCallum for support with your clinical challenge

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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:

To identify academic collaborators, contact Tanya McCallum     

To for support getting your device NHS-ready, contact CHEATA

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For other collaborative business opportunities, contact Raman Minhas 

Find out more about our Funding and support to drive your business forward 

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We support inter-disciplinary collaborations between academics.

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Academics from any University can use CHEATA to support Pathways to Impact

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

For support in identifying collaborators or other enquiries, contact Tanya McCallum

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 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.
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