Useful Resources

  1. NHS Scotland Innovation Fellowship Scheme

    The Innovation Fellowship Scheme was launched in May 2022.

  2. Regulatory Pathway for Medical Device Manufacturers

    This document will consider various medical device regulations that are available and used in Great Britain. For the approval of medical devices, Great Britain is considered to represent England, Scotland and Wales. For regulatory purposes, Northern Ireland will have different requirements as will the European Union territories and will be excluded from the scope of this positional paper. Medical devices are generally classified as medical devices, software as a medical device, in-vitro diagnostic devices and active implantable devices. This paper will not consider combination devices or advanced therapeutic medical devices such as devices that use human tissue or plasma products. The current applicable legislation in Great Britain is Medical Devices Regulations 2002(SI 2002 No 618, as amended). No consideration has been given to future UK legislation which is currently subject to public consultation.

  3. Registration, Submission and Assessment Guidance

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

  4. 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:

  5. 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.

  6. Useful Links

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

  7. Helpful Regulations, Legislation and Guidance

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

  8. Funding Information

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

  9. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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