Partners & Sponsors

The Health Foundation

The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.



Academic Health Science Network

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) is dedicated to improving healthcare, driving wealth creation and promoting research participation across the region.


Teesside University

Working creatively with employers, Teesside University tackles real world challenges, fully recognising, and committed to developing, the relationship between student learning, research, knowledge transfer and business engagement, each informing the other, for the benefit of staff, students, businesses and the social, economic and cultural development of the region.


North of England Commissioning Support Unit

NECS  is one of the leading Commissioning Support provider organisations in the country with the broad portfolio essential to delivering end-to-end commissioning support services across the public sector.



South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS FT is the largest hospital trust in the Tees Valley with two acute hospitals and services in a number of community hospitals.