NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative (NIHR CYP MedTech) is a national organisation dedicated to developing paediatric medical technology in health areas with high disease burden and clear unmet needs.

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).

We focus on developing paediatric medical technology in seven health areas. Our themes are led by expert and dedicated clinicians across the UK.

Professor Paul Dimitri is the Director of NIHR CYP MedTech. Paul is Professor of Child Health and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist at Sheffield Children’s Hospital.


More than 130

clinical experts in child health through our networks

Over £6 million

leveraged for new and innovative medical technology

Contact with 90+

children, young people, and families

Over 120 SMEs

supported through NIHR CYP MedTech and TITH

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