Useful Resources

  1. Registration, Submission and Assessment Guidance

    Some helpful guidance on registering to use the Scotland Innovates service, submitting an innovation and the assessment process.

  2. NHS National Services Scotland Innovation Canvas

    The Innovation Canvas was developed to help innovators looking to introduce their innovations to NHS Scotland.

  3. Scottish University and College Sectors Supply Chain Climate & Ecological Emergency Strategy

    The 2022 to 2030 Supply Chain Climate & Ecological Emergency Strategy for the Scottish University and College Sectors.

  4. Business Support for Social Enterprises

    Information on the Social Enterprise Strategy and Action Plan, with links to key delivery partners and Scottish Government funded programmes for Social Enterprises.

  5. NHS Scotland Innovation Fellowship Scheme

    The Innovation Fellowship Scheme was launched in May 2022.

  6. Regulatory Pathway for Medical Device Manufacturers

    This document considers various medical device regulations that are available and used in Great Britain.

  7. Scotland Innovates Content Requests

    We welcome requests to add content to the Scotland Innovates website. If you have any suggestions for helpful guidance, links, news or upcoming events please get in touch with the following information:

  8. Sector and Category Information

    Innovators must select a Sector and Category for their innovation. This page provides information on each sector and the available categories, and a document detailing the category taxonomy.

  9. Useful Links

    Useful links for Suppliers, including the Procurement Journey, Supplier Journey and Public Contracts Scotland websites, and links to current public sector frameworks.

  10. Helpful Regulations, Legislation and Guidance

    Links to useful regulations, legislation and guidance relating to procurement and sustainability.

  11. Funding Information

    Links to helpful funding support information, which may be applicable to innovative submissions.

  12. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Some frequently asked questions in relation to the Scotland Innovates service.