Deloitte and VTC Group form new healthcare technology partnership
Posted: 13 December 2016 | | No comments yet
The VTC Group is pleased to announce a partnership with Deloitte, to create a Deloitte Healthcare Virtual Technology Cluster…
Virtual Technology Cluster Group (The VTC Group), an organisation which enables major multi-national companies to attract emerging and disruptive technology innovators into their supply chain, is pleased to announce a partnership with Deloitte, the global professional services firm, to create a Deloitte Healthcare Virtual Technology Cluster (Deloitte VTC).
The Deloitte VTC will aim to advance the digitisation of healthcare providers through improving access to human, digital capabilities and adoption of new, innovative technologies.
Operating as a collaborative ecosystem, the Deloitte VTC will provide curated synchronicity between demand and supply for innovative Healthcare technologies, capabilities and associated skills, in the UK and internationally.
Julian Hunt, Partner, Deloitte stated, “We have long recognised the importance of connecting digital capabilities and innovative technologies with healthcare providers to accelerate the pace of the digitisation. The Virtual Technology Cluster model stood out for us as it focused on enabling the acceleration of digital capability, innovative capacity and investment opportunities in the healthcare sector and wider economy.”
The Deloitte VTC will provide suitable members, expected to range from University projects through to start-ups, SMEs and public companies, with opportunities for commercial partnerships or investment, driven by demand by healthcare providers to advance digitisation.
Businesses or individuals with specialist skills and / or innovative technologies are encouraged to apply to join the virtual community. There are no membership or other fees, and access to scale up support and commercial mentoring from Industry Experts will also be available.
Auriol Stevens, CEO The VTC Group, added, “We are delighted to partner with Deloitte on the creation of our second VTC, which will help advance the digitisation of healthcare for the NHS and further afield. By connecting innovation with Corporate, the focus will be placed on the patient, ensuring that a better healthcare environment can be achieved.”