Prescribing pathways is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition with funding provided by the GovTech Catalyst to source new innovative technology solutions to improve the medication pathway for people entering custody.

Why attend?

The event will give attendees a thorough overview and understanding of the SBRI Prescribing Pathways challenge and process. There will also be an opportunity to network and talk to panel members as well as other potential suppliers. The following topics will be covered:

  • Strategic importance of SBRI & Innovation to the Health Sector

  • Prescribing Pathways Challenge details

  • Application process & funding

  • Insights into What makes a Good Application?

We look forward to you joining us in what will be an insightful and engaging afternoon.


13:00 Registration, Tea & Coffee on arrival
13:30 Welcome and Introductions - Paul Comac (BSO Leadership Centre)
13:35 Importance of SBRI for Health Sector - Liam McIvor (Chief Executive, BSO) and Service Delivery Improvement through Innovation - Hugh McCaughey (Chief Executive, SEHSCT)
14:00 The Challenge - Julie-Ann Walkden (SBRI Executive), Ruth Gray (Clinical Lead in Prison Dentistry SEHSCT) and Alan Eagleson (Pharmacy Lead, Prison Healthcare SEHSCT)
14:40 The Application Process - Darragh Kelly & Breandan Knowlton (GovTech Catalyst)
15:00 What Makes a Good Bid? - Pat Doyle (Invest NI)
15:10 Q&A - Panel

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xInvest NI HQ, Bedford Street, Belfast

1 Bedford Square,


United Kingdom