Dr Kiran Desai MD FRCP
NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur
Professor Peter Brennan MD PhD
Expert Advisor: Clinical Human Factors
Consultant Surgeon and Honorary Professor of Surgery
Editor: Grays Surgical Anatomy
Editor in Chief, Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine
Twitter - @BrennanSurgeon
MD, Catch 22
Manufacturing Growth Programme
*March 2021- A local graduate has been appointed as an Administrative Support Officer for
Dr Aditi Desai MD FRCOG
Medical Advisor providing the clinical perspective
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
Ergonomics and patient safety qualification (Loughborough University)
Experienced, established and reputed device and procedure pack manufacturer
Professor Peter Ogrodnik
School of Bioengineering and Pharmacy
Rosi Monkmon Innovation Business Partnership Manager
Business Bridge facilitator
Keele University Business Bridge and Bioengineering department provided the very initial technical development and prototyping support
Medilink East Midlands and East Midlands AHSN have provided support towards the awareness and educational animation.
Some of the vital R&D and related activities are being actively supported by their Innovation Support Grant
Science in Enterprise Research Centre (SIRC) Team
Product design, Additive manufacturing team
Innovation related Business support managers
Manufacturing Technology centre- High value catapult -Innovate UK
Further design iterations and de-risking project
Pathway to manufacture, assembly and sterilisation
Great improvements and Discoveries invariably involve the co-operation of many minds
- Alexander Graham Bell
NIHR Surgical MIC, Leeds did a comprehensive, detailed and structured Patient Public Involvement and engagement project. This was invaluable in understanding patients, carers, families, users perspectives. We were astonished by the level of engagement. We benefitted from the design suggestions as well as suggestions about awareness of patient centric issues.
We realised that people deeply cared about the NHS and are willing to contribute to making a real difference.
The Manufacturing Growth Programme is supporting us in the development of the Business Strategy and Action Plan.
Our vision is to make childbirth and surgery safer.
We understand that for innovation actually to make a positive impact and reach patients; it has to be a successful and sustainable business, generating jobs and contributing to the UK economy
Usability study was done in high fidelity simulation by clinicians - doctors, nurses which guided prototype iterations
Staffordshire Business innovation centre is supporting innovation related business development
Pym's Consultancy is conducting a Customer Discovery Exercise.
Understanding all the stakeholders' needs, ideas, concepts and expectations is paramount
Intellectual property management. Filed patent in UK IPO and WIPO
Accounts and finance management
Research and Development
Funded programme from the smart innovation hub
Using a ‘safety-critical systems’ focus to show how this product identifies systematic errors and removes false positives.
Develop a value chain analysis.
Make recommendations about how the company engages with potential customers demonstrating the value of the product.