TechForce 19 Challenge

NHSX is calling on all innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating during COVID -19 to apply for government funding of up to £25,000 to test their solution. 


They are looking at solutions that will help in the community, not solving clinical problems or that require integration with NHS systems. If you or your company are able to support in the following areas, apply.

Remote Social Care

  • Finding healthy and qualified carers who can provide support for
    those in need
  • Managing and delivering care in care homes
  • Delivering domiciliary care and technology in the home

Optimising Staffing in Care and Volunteering Sectors

  • Recruiting, training and certifying of doctors and nurses and
    professional carers
  • Volunteering – recruiting and triaging volunteers into clinical and
    non-clinical workers
  • Projecting demand for health and care workers across the country to
    improve deployment and management of resources
  • Tackling data gaps in the care sector to understand the financial
    sustainability and needs of care businesses

Mental Health

  • Discovering and delivering mental health services
  • Accessing relevant and inclusive peer 2 peer communities
  • Supporting self-management of mental health and well-being
  • Facilitating employee well-being

For more information and the application form please visit