Exploiting UK Inventions in the UK: The Ortheia Innovation Model

Exploiting UK Inventions in the UK: The Ortheia Innovation Model

In my recent blog “UK, Nation of Inventions Exploited by Others” I argued that my main concern as an Innovation Director in the MedTech is beyond the priorities outlined in the Life Sciences Industry Strategy papers and is:

  • UK is historically not good at getting new Life Sciences technologies to patients

My point was that while we as a nation revel in the magnificence of our top Universities, we have not learnt from others that innovation requires active and concerted efforts to achieve commercial success. We look to our Ivory Towers to not only break new scientific or technological grounds but also, miraculously, launch them and start treating patients.

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