ABHI ( Association Of British Healthcare Industries) is the UK’s leading industry association for health technology (HealthTech).
ABHI supports the HealthTech community to save and enhance lives. Members, including both multinationals and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), supply products from syringes and wound dressings to surgical robots and digitally enhanced technologies. We represent the industry to stakeholders, such as the government, NHS and regulators. HealthTech plays a key role in supporting delivery of healthcare and is a significant contributor to the UK’s economic growth. HealthTech is now the largest employer in the broader Life Sciences sector, employing 127,400 people in 3,860 companies, with a combined turnover of £24bn. The industry has enjoyed growth of around 5% in recent years. ABHI’s 300 members account for approximately 80% of the sector by value.
The benefits of joining ABHI include:
- Engagement and representation
ABHI brings together like-minded groups to address the critical challenges and opportunities impacting HealthTech.
- Insight and intelligence
We provide bespoke information, created by the industry, for the industry, providing up to date intelligence and market analysis.
- Networking & value promotion
Members benefit from engagement with a highly developed network of leaders, regulators, policy makers and fellow companies, through a programme of meetings, conferences and seminars.
- Global Reach
Through dedicated trade missions, presence at the world’s largest HealthTech exhibitions and the platform to drive growth in the US via the ABHI US Accelerator programme, we provide members with unique access to new business opportunities globally.
- Expertise in Regulation and Policy Matters
We work with regulatory authorities to define and establish regulatory frameworks that are fit for purpose in the changing HealthTech environment.