Insight 2018-04-11T09:06:51+00:00

Research and Insight

THE promise of healthtech

How digital innovators are transforming the NHS


Technology is changing healthcare in ways that were scarcely imaginable only five years ago. Innovation represents one of the few ways that the NHS can sustainably relieve the demographic and financial pressures it faces. This report:

  • Unpacks the opportunity for HealthTech innovators, outlining the key factors driving the global need for innovation
  • Surveys the digital health market, noting the trends contributing to its continued growth
  • Identifies the major barriers to innovation in the NHS
  • Provides Innovator Top Tips; crucial advice for startups wishing to work with the NHS
  • Includes the HealthTech 27, the first ever list of its kind of the most promising HealthTech companies, in nine key areas of opportunity

How new technology is reinventing local public services


Driven by severe budgetary pressures and rising citizen expectations, the UK could be poised for a period of widespread local innovation, propelled by startups and the most forward-thinking local councils. This report:

  • Explains the local government landscape and the drivers for change that are stimulating innovation
  • Explores past approaches to local council IT and technology spending
  • Details the latest technological trends that are providing new impetus for reform
  • Highlights the digital agendas of the most forward-thinking and digitally mature councils
  • Showcases the most innovative startups that are working with local government today
  • De-mystifies the procurement processes and sales cycles of local councils
State of the UK GovTech Market

Unlocking the potential of startups to solve public problems


Across the world, the modern state is undergoing an extraordinary transformation. A new generation of technology is changing the way governments engage with citizens. This report:

  • Gives a history of the UK GovTech market from 1997
  • Provides a comparison between the £6.6 billion UK FinTech and UK GovTech markets
  • Showcases the breadth of the UK-wide GovTech ecosystem which is emerging
  • Forecasts that the UK GovTech Market will reach £20 billion by 2025
  • Lists the Public 100: the most comprehensive list of UK GovTech firms
  • Shows that public sector sales cycles have become significantly less complicated
Download The Full Report