The East of England Cancer Alliances work with a number of partners to incorporate ideas in innovation into the care pathway, these include partners in the academic and private sectors as well as in health and care. 

Eastern Academic Health Science Network

Eastern AHSN is funded by the NHS and the Office for Life Sciences to bring together academia, citizens, health services and industry to realise the value of innovations more quickly.

Together, they support innovators from insight to implementation – helping them design and engineer new technologies and products, navigate complex systems and generate value propositions that make a positive and lasting health impact.



NHS Innovation Accelerator

NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA), supports uptake and spread of proven, impactful innovations across England’s NHS, benefitting patients, populations and NHS staff.

Initiatives are delivered in partnership with NHS England and the Academic Health Science Networks.

Health Education England

HEE supports the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to patients and public by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

This helps facilitate innovation and improvements in the care pathway.