EPIC partners

The EPIC project team make sure we are always listening to the voice of many, and considering this in even the finest details of the project, from planning events to how best to proceed with a stakeholder idea or support a newly created business. 

By having a diverse range of delivery partners the team ensures consultation with a wide range of people who use and work with health and care services so that their views can influence the innovative developments.

Find out more about our partners

Creative England

Creative England provide business support for the EPIC project, the aim to support small and medium-sized businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, whether they are just starting out or looking to grow, then offer sector-specific business support with experienced digital health business advisors and guidance and support in applying for our £600,000 EPIC Challenge Fund.

Contact us for an informal chat to find out if EPIC is for you.

Cornwall Partners in Care

Cornwall Partners in Care’s mission is to support Cornwall's Adult Social Care businesses in all aspects of operating a Care business through interface, interaction, and collaboration.

Cornwall Partners in Care (CPIC) is a not for profit organisation which works to support social care providers from all sectors across Cornwall, and seeks to represent the care sector with local commissioning organisations and a wide range of sector bodies, including the Safeguarding Adults Board, the End of Life strategy board, and many others.

Find out more on the Cornwall Partners in Care website.

Kernow Health

Kernow Health CIC Limited is a social enterprise focused on securing the future of Cornish General Practice. As a Community Interest Company, they use their resources to improve healthcare in the communities across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

They deliver a range of services from all school-based immunisations to 111/OOH integrated urgent care. Kernow Health work with a range of local partners to improve integrated patient care and are focused on supporting GPs to address workload, workforce and property issues.

Find out more on the Kernow Health website.

The patients association

The patients association is one of the oldest and most distinctive health and care charities in the UK – 55 years since their creation they remain the only national campaigning charity that covers all of health and social care. 

Unlike many other charities, the patients association does not focus its activities on one specific illness or condition, meaning they work with and empower all patients across health and social care. 

The patients association’s vision is that health and social care will be delivered in a way that meets every person’s health and social care needs.

Find out more on the patients association website.

South West Academic Health Science Network

The South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) is dedicated to improving health and care and spreading innovation across the region.

They are part of a national network of 15 AHSNs, set up by NHS England to identify, adopt and disseminate innovative healthcare. The company's and Board's overarching aim is to improve health and create wealth in the region. CLG status gives us a clear governance structure with strong support and oversight from senior representatives of the healthcare and wealth-creation sectors.

Find out more on the South West Academic Health Science Network.

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

The University of Plymouth is proud to be supported by the European Regional Development Fund. As one stream of funding under the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme 2014–2020, the ERDF focuses on smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. 

The main priorities involve contributions to research and innovation, supporting and promoting small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), and the creation of a low carbon economy.