Scottish Health Innovations Ltd


Upcoming Events

Developing NHS Fife as an innovative organisation - Intellectual Property Advice Clinics


It is important that the NHS has innovation at the heart of its business, and NHS Fife is keen to encourage and capture innovations that can lead to new products, improved interventions and services for health and social care.

NHS Fife is committed to ensuring that innovations are identified and developed in the interests of patients and society as a whole and has a mandatory duty to audit, protect and exploit Intellectual Property developed by all its employees. 

Scottish Health Innovations Limited (SHIL) has been established to support the development and commercialisation of innovations arising within the NHS. SHIL seeks to identify and develop innovations and is able to provide high quality advice and assistance on market application and intellectual property protection to inventors and researchers throughout NHSScotland.

Dr Robert Rea from SHIL will be running advice clinics in the Education Centre, at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline.  Robert will be available to answer any questions you might have about how best to protect of your ideas that result from your work on the wards, in the offices, workshops or labs of the Fife Health Board.

Advice can include discussions about the use of copyright material or advice pertaining to the protection (by copyright or patent) of your ideas. So if you have any intellectual property related queries or would like an opportunity to discuss any ideas you may have come up with why not come along.

The sessions are from 11am to 2pm.  Please contact Amy Scobie (R&D Support Officer) to make an appointment.

For more information contact

Amy Scobie, Research & Development Support Officer 
Tel: 01592 623623 Fax: 01383 674163 Contact Amy Scobie online
By Post: NHS Fife, Queen Margaret Hospital Whitefield Road Dunfermline Fife KY12 0SU



Previous Events


Scottish Enterprise Life Sciences Annual Dinner & Awards 2015

Venue: The Lennox Suite, Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Thursday 5th February 2015, 6pm-1am
Address: The Lennox Suite, Edinburgh International Conference Centre Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EE

'Phone: 0131 300 3000 



National Surgical Instrument Reference Centre Meeting

Venue: The Innovation Portal, University of Dundee

Wednesday 4th February 2015, 9am-2pm

Address: Room 2S15 (2nd Floor), Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, Dundee DD1 5EN



Longitude Prize Event Reception

Venue: Discovery Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research

Wednesday 28th January 2015, 5-7.30pm

Address: The University of Dundee, Dow Street, DD1 5EH, Dundee



"Innovation and Intellectual Property in Tayside: Putting Your Good Ideas Into Practice"

Tayside Medical Science Centre: Joint seminar for NHS and University staff

Wednesday 19th November 2014, 1.00pm

Venue: Gannochy Trust Lecture Theatre, Level 7, Ninewells Hospital

Address: Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee, DD1 1SY

'Phone: 01382 660111



NRS (NHS Research) Conference 2014

Monday 17th November 2014, 9:45am(to include registration) - 16:30pm
Venue: John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh
Address: Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5AY
Phone: 0131 651 2189



Biodesign for Healthcare Seminar

Friday 17th October 2014, 2.00pm-6.30pm

Venue: The Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Address: Old Hawkhill, Dundee, Dundee City DD1 5EN

'Phone: 01382 383000 


NHS Scotland Event 2014

3rd and 4th of June 2014


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NRS Conference 2013

31st October 2013

John MacIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh

More details can be found here


Postgraduate Trainee Scientist Event

30th October 2013

Edinburgh Royal Society

NHS Scotland Event 2013

11th and 12th of June 2013


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Convergent Technology Showcase

 23rd of May 2013

Stirling Management Centre

Stirling University 

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The SDCRN's 3rd Annual Dementia Research Conference

21st of March 2013

Stirling Management Centre, University of Stirling.

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Stratified Cancer Care: Steps Towards the Goal

15th of March 2013

The Queen Mother Conference Centre
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
9 Queen Street
Edinburgh EH2 1JQ

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Gaining a CE Mark: Reasons, Regulations, Risk Assesments and Rewards

Edinburgh- Thursday 15th November 2012, 12.30pm-15.30pm, Playfair Library
Glasgow- Thursday 29th November 2012, 12.30pm-15.30pm, Biocity Newhouse 

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CE Mark Flier Edinburgh  CE Mark Flier Glasgow


NHS Grampian Research Endowment Symposium 31st October
Suttie Centre Aberdeen
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SHIL seminar: 'Intellectual Property - The Basics', Thursday 25th October, 1PM
Lecture Theatre 1
Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
here for further information

The Scottish Dermatological Society Annual Meeting 4th October 2012
Strathclyde Fire and Rescue 
UAILL Training Centre
Westburn Drive
G72 7NA
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The Inaugural NRS Conference 1st October 2012.
John McIntyre Conference Centre
Pollock Halls
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The Inaugural Golden Jubilee 
National Hospital R&D Day Friday 28th September 
Beardmore Hotel
G81 4SA
Click here for further details

The Scottish Society of Physicians 54th Annual General Meeting, Friday 28th September 
Ardoe House Hotel
South Deeside Road
AB12 5YP
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NHS Scotland Trainee Physicists Day 28th January 2011
Suttie Centre, Aberdeen
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Convergent Technology Showcase 11th May 2011
Stiling Management Centre
Stirling University

Healthcare Science National Event 26th November 2010
National Priorities in Healthcare: Why HCS must continue to develop its profile
Royal Society of Edinburgh, Geroge Street, Edinburgh
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Medica (17th-20th November)
Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre, Messeplatz, Dusseldorf, Germany
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Bio-Europe (15th-17th November 2010)
International Congress Centre, Munich, Germany.
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Enterprise Europe Scotland Life Sciences Partenering Event (4th February 2011)
More details will be available shortly.BARQA Annual Conference (2nd-5th November)
"Quality Beyond Compliance" Leeds, UK
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Download presentation: icon Is Compliance Enough?

Nexxus and SHIL present:
Regulatory Requirements for Medical Devices (Workshop)
Tuesday 21st September 2010
McClure Naismith LLP
3 Ponton Street
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Download presentation: icon Regulatory Requirements for Medical Devices (249.78 kB)

NHS Scotland Event
Monday 7th-8th June 2010 EICC
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Scottish Technology Showcase
Wednesday 27th May 2010 SECC, Glasogw
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Convergent Technology Showcase-Technology Changing Healthcare for the 21st Century
Wednesday the 19th May 2010 Stirling Management Centre
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Presentations can be dowloaded by clicking the link below
icon International Trends in healthcare (780.9 kB) (C Themmleur)
icon Regulatory Workshop (227.65 kB) (C Whipps)
icon From Concept to Commercialisation (2.18 MB) (S kelly and G King)
icon Funding Sources 1icon Funding sources 2 (175.01 kB) (J Harris and A Buchan)

Glasgow Orthopaedic Research Initiative Meeting (Organised by Nexxus)
Thursday 6th of May 2010 (9.10am-4.00pm) Wolfson Medical School Building, University of Glasgow
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