A Leicester founded startup in the healthech sector is celebrating after securing an agreement to supply the UK’s biggest healthcare charity.

STAK Orthopaedics, which produces a device to help patients recover from knee surgery, has signed a deal to supply Nuffield Health.

Dr Sara Aspinall, who was a participant on the Leicester Startups Accelerator, was also a finalist at the Leicestershire Innovation Awards in the Med-Tech & Life Sciences category this year.

She said:

“Thanks so much Leicester Startups for your excellent guidance and support during your accelerator programme.

“It’s been really helpful as a physiotherapist navigating the world of business and technology!

“Excited to be into the journey of transforming the lives of stiff knee patients before and after knee replacement 🦵🏼❤️😀”