Turbo-charging digital health innovation

Helping digital health innovators to navigate the complex healthcare landscape and build an NHS-relevant business case.

Propel@YH is a six-month digital health accelerator programme targeted at SMEs with digital health innovations for the Yorkshire and Humber region.

The programme is commissioned by the Yorkshire & Humber AHSN (Academic Health Science Network) in partnership with mHabitat, an NHS-owned specialist and expert in the application of digital to health and care.

Between the 14 January and 28 February 2019, Propel@YH invited applications from SME organisations with innovative digital and patient solutions that have, or could commit to, a presence in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Fourteen shortlisted applicants attended a pitch event in mid-April 2019, and the final cohort of six organisations was announced at the Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network Conference on 9 May 2019.


Accelerate long-term company growth and increase market presence


Access expert partners, including patient representatives, NHS provider and commissioning organisations


Participate in masterclasses on topics such as patient-centred design, clinical safety by design and understanding procurement in the NHS


Receive expert mentoring and dedicated one-to-one support, covering topics such as marketing, legal, finance and more