Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL)

Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) works in partnership with NHS Scotland to identify, protect, develop and commercialise forward-thinking healthcare innovations that positively impact health, social and economic outcomes in Scotland. 

Drawing on 20 years of operational experience, SHIL’s multidisciplinary team utilises specialised knowledge to help bring new ideas and innovations from healthcare professionals to life. Expert services including intellectual property advice and protection, regulatory expertise, project management, idea incubation, funding advice, development and commercialisation, and post-commercialisation monitoring. 

SHIL believes ground-breaking ideas have the power to significantly improve health and social care for all, while supporting an ambitious, entrepreneurial, forward-thinking Scotland. Working collaboratively with the NHS, academia, industry, entrepreneurs and funders, we are committed to accelerating innovation and entrepreneurism across all areas of health.