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Award winning top 20 accountants with 7 offices across the south with a focus on strategic consultancy, talent management and use of innovation and technology in business across 8 core sectors, including healthcare and technology. Part of an international network in over 140 countries.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free initial chat (on fund raising, business planning, R&D claims, strategy, routes to market, etc., or any other topic)
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Across all our services we want to provide you with commercially-savvy, expert legal advice that is easily integrated and actionable in your world.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • a free 30 minute initial call with individual members to understand their current position in moving their business forward so they can work out an efficient and cost effective strategy from the outset.
  • For SMEs with IP in place, we can offer an IP review which will be supported by the Government funding or alternatively do a more thorough IP review.

Moore Barlow is one of the UK’s leading law firms, focused primarily on meeting the needs of owners and leaders of fast-moving organisations and businesses, private individuals and families and people whose lives have been affected by serious accidents or negligence. With 70 partners, 272 lawyers and legal professionals, and a total staff of nearly 500, Moore Barlow has offices in Southampton, Guildford, Woking and Lymington, Richmond and London. 

Offer to SIGHT members:

We understand many small and medium sized businesses in the healthcare technology sector struggle to deal with the legal risks associated with their business. Moore Barlow is offering business owners and entrepreneurs a free 1 hour legal consultation by phone or video conference to help understand the legal issues that impact their healthcare technology business.

Contact Dorothy Agnew at to find out more about the consultation.

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  • 25% off the cost of an office for a year at Portsmouth Technopole, part of Innovation Connect.
  • 4 free days of hot-desking for each member company (can be redeemed by the same or by different employees), including free onsite parking and broadband (subject to local COVID restrictions)

The size of Technopole makes it more than suitable for growing businesses looking for larger private office space and meeting rooms. Its location is particularly useful if you want to provide easy access for any clients visiting from outside Portsmouth, with close proximity to the M275 – the main road leading into the city.

Office space facilities

  • High-speed WiFi
  • VOIP telephony systems
  • Access to AV equipment in larger meeting rooms
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying service through the reception team
  • Free on-site parking
  • Secure bike parks on site for customers and visitors
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour access to members
  • Shared kitchen facilities
  • In-house cafe with hot and cold drinks, and sandwiches and snacks open Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 2.30pm
  • Free tea and coffee
University of Portsmouth

Our students are available to take up a variety of placements:

  • Psychology Work Based Learning – Level 5 Unit
  • Psychology Sandwich Year Placement (year out of university between L5 and L6)
  • Psychology Work Placement Level 6 Unit

Our Work Placements enable undergraduate students on the BCs (Hons) and BCs (Hons) Forensic Psychology degree pathways to develop a range of knowledge and employment-related skills, gain work experience and give them the opportunity to try out a particular career area that they intend to go into.

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London boasts one of the world’s best clusters of medical research facilities, comprising internationally renowned universities, hospitals and a huge and diverse NHS patient population. All this provides a highly supportive environment for the commercialisation and application of health technology. London accommodates some of the most innovative health technology companies with particular excellence in areas such as digital health.

London’s MedTech sector is sizeable at 390 firms and our annual Review of the sector in London has seen the number of companies almost double over the past 4 years. 48% of the London-based MedTech companies are in the digital health sector. The next most populous sub-sectors are the in-vitro diagnostics and professional services and consultancy sub-sectors.

Midnight Consulting specialises in the sales and marketing of new and innovative products to the NHS. Working closely with growing technology companies, their focus is to establish winning strategies with clear execution plans, in order to help customers achieve their first and subsequent sales to the NHS and quickly expand their reach and presence in the marketplace.

Key services:

  • Market Assessment & Development
  • Market Research
  • Sales & Marketing Strategy
  • Sales Outreach and Acceleration
  • NHS Business Case Development

If you are interested in starting or accelerating your NHS sales journey, please contact or follow

Maucher Jenkins works with creative people and businesses that wish to patent protect their inventions, trade mark their brands, and register their unique designs.

Our ambition is to see inventors and innovators realise their dreams and enjoy commercial success. By using our experience and legal know-how, we advise our clients on the most effective way to protect their assets. We have an expression at MJ… “your work is safe in our hands”.

With offices in the UK, Europe and China, our clients have access to Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, Attorneys-at-Law and IP Litigators; we’re uniquely placed to advise businesses that need global IP rights and offer a one-stop-shop service to our clients.

You can find out more at and we’re always happy to have a no-obligation conversation to see how we may be able to help.

Aetha Design is a full-service product design consultancy based in a coastal community in Dorset, with a commercial portfolio of products and +70 clients in the UK and overseas ranging from start-ups right through to global brands. In the past, Aetha have designed medical products for care homes and the NHS with clients but are not limited to medical and healthcare in terms of sector. Aetha Design are a privately owned consultancy based in Dorset and have a number of SIGHT members as clients. They have designed products which have been successful on Dragon’s Den as well as raise +£200K on crowdfunding site’s.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free initial consultation to discuss a product with Co-owner and Director of Aetha Design – Sophie Parsons
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Optimax Access is a Health Economics and Outcome Research (HEOR) consultancy company based in Southampton. We have a committed team of health economists and research analysts with around 15 years of international experience in the healthcare industry. Our multi-disciplinary team use our experience gained in the pharmaceutical industry, academia and health services worldwide to provide clients with a comprehensive range of services related to Health Economics, Outcomes Research and Market Access.

We provide methodological and strategic advice for reimbursement assessment to demonstrate value of products and gain market access. We assist Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) submission to secure recommended status from national and regional health care programs. We provide critical review of existing economic models and HTA evidence materials and implement global economic models or HTA agency specific models.

Key Services:

  • Systematic Review of Evidence
  • Economic Evidence Development
  • Market Access & Strategy Planning
  • Real-world Data Analysis

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Optimax Access are excited to offer an 30 minute initial conversation relating to HEOR or Market Access, free of charge. Please contact Jennifer Head on 07412 753335 or
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The Scale-Up Programme is provided by SETsquared, a world-leading university-business network that is linked to the research talent and expertise of their six partner universities – Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. The programme supports businesses with ambitions to scale to through undertaking collaborative R&D and securing private investment. You will be joining a network of 300+ companies across the UK which have secured over £100m of investment in their innovation and growth since the programme began in 2018.

Through the support you can build long-term relationships with academics and research centres across our institutions and access project scoping and professional grant-writing assistance. Coupled with that you can benefit from investment support including access to Pitchbook and the opportunity to pitch on our platform to be found by potential investors.

You can read more about the programme here and see the member benefits here. If you want to find out more email Lydia, Scale-Up Programme Membership Manager at

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JVR Consultancy are one of the most accomplished compliance advisory consultancies in the UK, with a reputation of over ten years of developing, implementing, and supporting top quality, fully integrated Management Systems for our clients. We pride ourselves on our 100% success rate, having always passed every audit for our customers.

We provide expert consultancy of managing medical devices. This includes each stage through the lifecycle following the asset’s procurement and includes Supplier Management – assessment of their compliance (clinical, data protection and cybersecurity), testing, installation, monitoring, support and maintenance, training, tracking, replacement, and disposal.

The work we provide will ensure that adequate controls are in place to confirm that compliance requirements are met, and that robust governance is in place, such as:

  • Ensure the Medical Devices have Cyber Security defences.
  • Ensure the Medical Devices data processed is GDPR compliant.
  • Supplier Management, making sure that the manufacturer complies with their regulations.
  • Ensure that you are compliant with UK medical regulations as a user of medical devices.

As well as providing support for Cyber Security, GDPR and Medical Devices, JVR Consultancy also provides an efficient, affordable route to becoming ISO certified, and are experts in the delivery of ISO management systems that are prepared and tailored to your business.

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Commercialising a lab consumable, instrument or service?

Arveth can help you sell your science to scientists.

Dr Sarah Lupton, at Arveth Ltd, is an analytical biochemist who worked for over 10 years in pharma and contract research before moving to the other side of the bench to work in commercial roles for specialist scientific vendors. Working in roles covering sales, technical support and product development / management and marketing Sarah has a 360° degree understanding of the business and customer needs to sell a product or service into the lab.

Able to support market development and review activities, product development, lifecycle and marketing, Sarah has a collaborative and common sense approach and will work with you to get your idea into labs.

For more information visit or email

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Formed in 2021 by Dr Iain Allan, Dalgain Biomedical Ltd is a micro SME for consultancy and collaborative research. Iain is an experienced microbiologist with an interest in novel biomaterials. His research has focused on developing materials intended for wound management. These have included an infection-indicating material, a light-activated antimicrobial film, and wound-odour adsorbing forms. Iain has considerable experience in producing tissue regeneration matrices intended for the repair of damaged skin and has developed cell culture methods combined with imaging techniques to quantify and characterise cellular infiltration of these materials. He also has expertise in antimicrobial agent evaluation and developing composite materials for bacteriophage-delivery.

As lead author and Principal Investigator, Iain has been awarded funding with a combined value of £4.39 million.

Through Dalgain Biomedical, Iain will bring extensive experience in leading and participating in collaborative projects and provide cutting edge expertise and innovative thinking in the field of biomedical research. 

If anyone would like to collaborate on a research project, needs some advice or would like to talk about science, please get in touch at or through the website

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Odelle Technology works with Regional and National Healthcare Commissioners across the UK and EU for the facilitation of reimbursement and market access of MedTech, Digital, Biotech and Pharmaceutical technologies. You meet the payer face to face in the UK’s NHS and the EU’s Healthcare System – you do not meet their surrogates. Between 2019 and 2022 Odelle facilitated the first Nationally reimbursed health apps in the United Kingdoms NHS, France, and Germany.

We have created clinical reimbursement and commercial contracts across the EU and in some regions of the UK for Car T therapies, Stem Cell Therapies, Surgical Procedural Codes and AI solutions in Oncology, Cardiology and Neurology. Today we work with patient associations, patient advocacy groups and medical societies to affect successful Health Technology Assessment submissions.

Odelle is part of nine of the clinical evidence development schemes in Europe and has been responsible for 19 pay-for performance contracts in pharmaceutical and companion diagnostics solutions.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free consultation over three months to sign post and engage with European payers and HTA to start your value proposition and pricing journey. Having been part of many start-ups in the past we are more than aware of some of the pitfalls and the need for quick traction.
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IMB Developer

IBM Developer has 3 main tenets: Code, Content and Community to help developers solve real programming challenges.

Code – reusable assets and information (Code Patterns, How-to Guides on numerous technical topics, Open Projects)

Contenton a huge number of technical topics (Tech talks and online education, Vlogs and Blogs, Documentations and FAQs)

Community – Meetup Groups area great place to meet others and learn more


Build with up to  $120,000 in Cloud Credits

With IBM’s scalable solutions, you can revolutionize your build. Use your free IBM Cloud credits to access more than 130 unparalleled services including:

  • Watson – It can learn from small data sets, protect your insights and help you reimagine workflows to provide AI where and when you need it
  • IBM Blockchain – Cut out the middleman and improve the time it takes to execute business transactions with IBM Blockchain
  • Analytics – IBM Analytics helps you make your data simple and accessible. Organize your data into a trusted, business-ready foundation with the built-in protection and compliance controls
  • Security – IBM Security helps you work with clients to accelerate and assess threats with security innovation that incorporates cognitive, cloud and collaboration

Member Level

Credit: Use the services that are called Lite which are free within scope.

Qualifications: Sign up to the IBM Cloud

Stay at Member level using the Lite and other free services (e.g. Open source into containers) for as long as you are able as the 12 month clock starts once you apply for the Builder Level.

Builder Level

Credit: $1,000/month in IBM Cloud credits for one year


  • Your business revenue in the last 12 months is less than $1M USD
  • Your business has been in business for fewer than five years
  • You have previously received no IBM technology credits
  • You are not a paying IBM Cloud customer
  • At Builder level the 12 months start

Premium Level

Credits: $10,000/month in IBM Cloud credits for up to one year

Qualifications: You are in an approved VC/accelerator/incubator

  • You’re working with innovative technologies like blockchain, AI and etc.

Tickets For Good is a  Sheffield-made online platform where live event partners can easily donate their tickets to a closed community of people – including NHS workers and charities.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free access to virtual entertainment, educational activities and wellness resources for all medical students across the south coast who are working for/supporting the NHS.
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Roke is a leading UK innovator in science and engineering. For over 60 years we’ve been improving the world through innovation by combining the physical and digital in new ways. We create technologies and products to solve real world technical challenges and help deliver critical missions for our customers.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • A free 30 minute consultation with a member of our Engineering team regarding; R&D, project/technical challenges being faced, partnership, capabilities.