Innovation Agency

The Innovation Agency is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for the North West Coast, covering Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside and south Cumbria.They are one of 15 AHSNs, funded by NHS England to improve health and generate economic growth by accelerating the spread and adoption on innovation.They work through collaborations - with inividuals and organisations in the NHS, other AHSNs, academia, local government, businesses, patients and voluntary sector organisations.They are led by a partnership Board comprising senior leaders from these different sectors, to address the health needs of the region's population.