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BRITISH INNOVATION Investing in the future 5 Sir Andrew Cahn, Chief Executive, UK Trade & Investment A catalyst for positive change 7 Jonathan Kestenbaum, Chief Executive, NESTA Challenge- led innovation 9 Heidi Lovelock, Head of Innovation Platforms, Technology Strategy Board Enhancing the economy 13 David Lammy MP, Minister of State for Higher Education and Intellectual Property A boost for Britain 15 Innovation Investment Fund support that leads to success 17 UK Trade & Investment Useful contacts 20 CHALLENGE- LED INNOVATION Innovating in the economic crisis 12 sharing knowledge for innovation 23 Technology Strategy Board AEROSPACE & DEFENCE Enabling collaboration throughout 24 the nation Aerospace & Defence KTN Green light for innovation 26 BMT Defence Services A different view on innovation 27 UK Astronomy Technology Centre ICT safeguarding the trustworthiness 28 of information Centre for Secure Information Technologies At the forefront of defence innovation 29 Centre for Defence Enterprise CARBON steering towards a low carbon future 32 Low Carbon KTN Innovation in the UK is alive and well 34 Low Carbon Innovation Centre Innovation management 37 International Society for Professional Innovation Management CREATIVE INDUSTRIES Creating success 39 Creative Industries KTN DIGITAL Doing business in the digital age 40 Digital Business KTN stimulating innovation for competitiveness 42 Digital Communications KTN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT Accelerating opportunities 44 Energy Generation & Supply KTN Commitment to a greener future 45 Defence Technology & Innovation Centre NANOTECHNOLOGY Putting the focus on nanotechnology 47 NanoKTN Driving the safe, beneficial and profitable 50 commercialisation of nanomaterials NanoCentral GEOVATION Innovation for social, economic and 53 environmental benefit Ordnance Survey HEALTHCARE Building connections 57 Health Technologies & Medicines KTN Improving the health and wealth 59 of the nation through research National Institute for Health Research What is driving innovation in health? 63 Healthcare overview Managing the innovation process 65 National Innovation Centre Procuring innovation in the nHs 73 NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency Innovation - what's it worth? 76 Brunel University Bringing instruments to life 79 Integrated Technologies Medical devices and diagnostics - 81 Life science meets lifestyle Sagentia Lifeline to health 82 Raumedic strategies for effective infection control 84 in hospital environments Meditrox An international reputation for 86 technical innovation and expertise XGEN Turning a medical device concept into 87 a product Renfrew Group International Refractive surgery - sub- speciality 88 of opthalmology Ultralese National Innovation Centre www. nic. nhs. uk Contents INNOVATION UK