Boosting and supporting innovation with commercial potential
The Bright Ideas Fund has been developed in partnership with colleagues at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to support and invest in innovative ideas with commercial potential originating within the Trust.
Projects supported through the Bright Ideas Fund can be anything from healthcare-related software to medical devices or business plans for spin-out companies. Anyone who works at the Trust with an innovation, invention or idea can apply.
The Fund, which builds on the successful Guy's and St Thomas' Charity Innovation Fund for Technology Transfer (GiFTT), is managed directly by the IP and Commercial Research Directorate at the Trust.
We have a broad scope but some of the areas of innovation the Fund may invest in include: