Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub Phase 2


The earliest years are critical to a child’s future. Better Start Bradford is making support and services for families stronger, and finding what works, so that children can have the best start in life.

The Innovation Hub is a partnership between Better Start Bradford and Born in Bradford, uniting leading academics to provide a centre for evaluation of the Better Start Bradford projects. It also hosts the world’s first experimental birth cohort – Born in Bradford’s Better Start (BiBBS). Established in 2016, 5000 families have been enrolled into BiBBS. Data from the BiBBS cohort is used to help understand the impact of the Better Start Bradford programme and support planning of better services for families in the region.


Sub-theme: Best Start

Currently Underway

Team Contact:

Sara Ahern (

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