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About Us

At Bidshaper, we know you have a choice. There are other companies in the market offering bid support services, but we think that we are different from the pack. We specialise in health and care, with decades of sector experience in our team. We have run Digital Health companies ourselves, successfully applied for funding and helped others to do so. Our knowledge and experience are now at your disposal, as is our vast network of contacts and alliances. No longer do you need to struggle to write a funding application with people who don't understand your business or the landscape it operates in, talk to us instead.

Our values

Passion. Integrity, Dedication.


We bring huge enthusiasm to everything we do, completely driven to achieve success for our clients so that they can realise their ambitions for their businesses.

 

We will always be honest with you in everything we do together. Our relationships with our clients are based on transparent communications and technical excellence. We pride ourselves on being approachable and flexible. 

We work hard to give our clients the best chances of being successful in their funding applications. If there are gaps in the submission content, we will do our best to find third party experts who can fill them and bring credibility to the content. 

What makes us different

  • We specialise in health and care funding applications; for innovation, scaling and research.

  • We have competitive and transparent pricing.

  • We can create and maintain a bid content library for our clients, so that they are in a position to respond to funding calls in the shortest time possible.

  • We support our clients before and after their bids.

  • We can access a huge network of potential partners - both health and care SMEs and academic institutions. 

  • We have good relationships with key people withing Innovate UK, the NIHR and the local Health Innovation Networks (HINs)

Meet the team

Dr Ewa Truchanowicz
Chief Executive Officer

Ewa is an independent advisor with expertise within digital health care and wider med-tech. She is a former bid reviewer for NIHR and an assessor for Innovate UK.  Ewa is a published academic, mentor, health-tech executive, and NED. Ewa is an educator on tech and health, a speaker at national and international events, and an expert in putting together a network of support to help SMEs grow commercially. Most recently a Managing Director of a virtual ward tech company, and now providing consulting services to technology-focused enterprises ranging from start-ups to multinationals.

Clive Flashman

Chief Commercial Officer

Clive is a mentor on a number of digital health accelerators including the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme for which he has also been an assessor. He has founded several startups and is a non-executive director on a number of boards including The Picker Institute and SEHTA. He was previously the President of the Digital Health Section of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Associates

Bidshaper can call upon a range of associates who each have unique skills and knowledge that can be matched to each client's needs. Whether it is a specific funder, a charitable grant or anything else that affects the content and tone of a bid, we will do our best to provide the most appropriate staff.

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Our partners

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