The Funding Accelerator : Co-design for Health and Wealth

The Funding Accelerator : Co-design for Health and Wealth
Co-design for health and wealth Funding Accelerator is a HEIF funded project led by Professor Leon Cruickshank from Lancaster University.

The aim of this project is for public, private, and third sector organisations to create projects in collaboration with Lancaster University to not only further research but also provide tangible benefits for their local community.

Building on our strategic alliance with Blackburn with Darwen Council, and together with local health, private, and third sector organisations we spent the first six months of this project facilitating the creation of cross-sector collaborative project ideas and assisting project teams through the process of developing their idea, writing the bid, and submitting for funding. 

We are now looking to expand this initiative into the Blackpool & Fylde area as well as help our own local communities of Morecambe and Lancaster.

Project Team

CruickshankCruickshank Leon Cruickshank Open Design and Innovation, User Centred and User-Led Design, Interactive Design, Technology and Society, Design Methodology, Design Theory and Philosophy
LongLong Kiel Long Human-Computer Interaction, Interactive artefact design, Designing for health and wellbeing, Mindfulness and Mindlessness


Introduction to the Funding Accelerator : Co-design for Health and Wealth

Articleby Sharon Summers

This project builds on a new collaboration between Imagination, FHM, FST, Blackburn College and Blackburn and Darwen Council and is formed around a funding opportunity to place ‘wellb ...Read full article