Emerging health technologies

Emerging health technologies may have a significant impact on patients or the provision of health services in the near future.

The NIHR Innovation Observatory applies state-of-the-art data analytics to explore trends in health innovation across drugs, medical technologies, diagnostic tools and healthcare services.

More detail about what we do can be found in the video below.

Using these digital tools the centre appraises and supplies timely information to key stakeholders such as the Department of Health, policymakers, academia and industry.  This provides unique insights to identify areas to develop that can provide better healthcare and the opportunity for more timely adoption of innovation.