NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative (NIHR CYP MedTech) is one of the 11 MedTech and In vitro diagnostics Co-operatives (MICs) funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).
The 11 MICs work with clinical teams, academics, businesses, and service users to support the development of new medical devices, healthcare technologies, and technology-dependent interventions for the NHS.
NIHR CYP MedTech is the only MIC dedicated to child health and paediatrics. We focus on developing early stage technology in seven themes, led by expert and dedicated clinicians.
We focus on early stage technology development and prioritise innovations that fit within our seven themes. Each theme is led by one or two leading clinicians based at various NHS Trusts across England. Our seven themes are:
We work with clinical teams, businesses, academics, charities, children, young people, and families to support the development of technology for child health and paediatrics.
We offer a range of services to support the development of child health technology, including facilitating collaborations with key stakeholders, project management, and supporting funding applications.
Child Health Technology 2021 (CHT2021) took place on 2-5 March 2021, and was the UK’s first conference dedicated to technology for child health and paediatrics. Find out more on the CHT conference page.
CHT2022 is taking place on 11-12 May 2022. We hope you’ll be able to join us.
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