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AAL Challenge Led- Living actively and independently at home- Presentations now available

  On the 24th March 2015 the KTN held a UK meeting to highlight the forthcoming AAL Challenge Led competition. Hazel Haper- IUK David Calder- KTN Jerome De Barras- IUK ...

2015 Call for Interactive Sessions and Workshops

Deadline: 20 March 2015 5.00 PM The AAL Forum is the yearly event of the AAL Programme. Active participation and interaction between the forum attendees is key in the 2015 AAL Forum...

Opportunity to access the digital healthcare market in China

Innovative British organisations are invited to join the UK digital health demonstration centre in China from the 19th to 23rd January 2015. Join the UK digital health demonstration...

£210K available for Wearable Technologies Innovation

The IC tomorrow Wearable Technologies Innovation contest will offer six businesses up to £35k each, to encourage innovation in wearable technology across the themes of hospitality,...

Have your say on an a 2015 Cyber Security Innovate UK funding competition scope

Innovate UK is committing up to £4M to fund novel and innovative ideas in ways to counter cyber threats in industries such as healthcare, transport, energy and smart cities through a competition...

Meet the UK’s Business Technology Innovation investor

Come along to an informal 2 hour Digital Business Drop-in session for an opportunity to meet the representatives of the Innovate UK and to hear about upcoming funding worth £6M and support...

The Big Data revolution in France: Latest French legislation

Join UK Trade & Investment's free webinar to discover the latest French policy and legislation around Big Data and learn how access to Big Data creates new opportunities in business and...

Plans to improve health outcomes and quality of patient care through digital technology and innovation.

In a recent release from the Department of Health, The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP talks about the importance of using technology and information to improve patient care and public health. ...

Register now for 'The Age of No Retirement

BREAKING NEW GROUND & IMAGINING NEW FUTURES 'The Age of No Retirement?' debate schedule (including keynote speakers, debaters, organisations! We are used to hearing about the...

Sustainable Technology for Older People – Get Organised

STOPandGO is a Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions Pilot project funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme. PROJECT OUTLINE The rapidly ageing...

The Age of No Retirement- Register Now! 1-2nd Oct '14

BREAKING NEW GROUND & IMAGINING NEW FUTURES We are used to hearing about the demographic time bomb, the baby boomers who stole our prosperity, and the unsustainable cost...

The Long-Term Care Revolution: Revolution to Evolution Case Study

The Long-Term Care Revolution was launched by the Technology Strategy Board in 2013, with the ambition of transforming the conventions, percpetions and structures on which institutionalised care...

KTN Health Community Supports Trading Times THE AGE OF NO RETIREMENT? event

The KTN Health Community is pleased to announce that it will be supporting the Trading Times event 'The Age of No Retirement?'.  The KTN will be running a session day during this event...

The Age of No Retirement- 1-6th October London

We hear constantly about the demographic time bomb, the baby boomers who stole the nation’s prosperity, and the unsustainable cost of paying for retirement in the future. But there’s another...

AAL Public Deliverables-A New Website

AAL have recently created a website containing all public deliverables from projects funded under the Ambient Assisted Living Programme: http://deliverables.aal-europe.eu/   This...

Digital Health Special Interest Group (DH-SIG)

Dear ALIP members. How many of you are aware of our new activity which aims to support UK businesses with innovation in 'digital health'? This is a technology that underpins much of what...

Guardian Healthcare- Article by Zahid Latif Technology Strategy Board

Open access to data can break down barriers and empower patients Projects that use patient data collaboratively and develop new technologies are helping tackle the impending NHS crisis ...

Useful UK reference on Telehealth/ Telecare-Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

 UK reference on Telehealth/ Telecare  published last month by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) Download the article here

The Impact Hub Fellowship for Longer Lives- win over £30,000 of start-up support.

The  Impact  Hub  Fellowship  for  Longer  Lives has kicked off its London scheme and is calling for submissions from entrepreneurs  to  address  the...

European Knowledge Tree Group 2014 Conference

Speakers and delegates needed for the 2014 European Knowledge Tree Meeting. The European Knowledge Tree Group (EKTG) has met periodically since the Ambient Assisted Living Forum...
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Health News from the KTN

Health, Happiness & Wellbeing - Transitions to Successful Adulthood

The RSE Scotland Foundation (the Foundation), a connected charity of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, plans to initiate a new programme of research in the area of  ‘health,  happiness...

Diagnostic Evidence Workshop

The NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative (DEC) Oxford two day course on diagnostic test development, evaluation and regulation.   Bookings are now open for the Diagnostic...

Stratified Medicine: Working with the UK infrastructure: Diagnostic & Biomarker- Approaches & Opportunities

Innovate UK’s Stratified Medicine Innovation Platform (SMIP), along with its partners in the public and third sector, aims to maximise the potential of stratified medicine in the UK for the...

Latest NICE Medtech Innovation Briefings

NICE Medtech Innovation Briefings are a new product from NICE to support NHS and social care commissioners and staff who are considering using new medical devices and other medical technologies...

Long Term Care Revolution Networking Events

Long Term Care Revolution Networking Events; 21st July, Birmingham, 28th July London Innovate UK and The Knowledge Transfer Network are please to invite you half-day networking...

Newton Fund Mexico-UK Networking Event

Newton Fund Mexico, 10th July London Innovate UK and the National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico (CONACYT) are to invest up to £6 million in collaborative research and...

The future of health and social care delivery in Northern Ireland following the Donaldson Report

The future of health and social care delivery in Northern Ireland following the Donaldson Report WEDNESDAY, 16TH SEPTEMBER 2015 CENTRAL BELFAST THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED ...

Medical Research Council (MRC) – Leading science for better health

The MRC has committed £5m towards a new UK Research and Development Vaccines Network, which will bring together the UK’s leaders in drug development and research, to focus on the most serious...

RiHN Call for Feasibility Study Proposals:

RiHN Call for Feasibility Study Proposals:  Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare Network (RiHN)  Closing date: 17th July 2015  Summary  EPSRC’s...

MEIbioeng15

MEIbioeng15 brings together the former Centres of Excellence in Medical Engineering in the UK (funded by Wellcome Trust and EPSRC from 2009) and The Bioengineering Society Annual Conference,...

Arab Health 2016

Arab Health 2016 Dubai – 25 th – 28 th January 2016 Arab Health 2016 is the largest Medical Technology Exhibition in the Middle East and next year will showcase more than 4,000...

NICE Annual Conference 2015

NICE Annual Conference Liverpool – 13 th -14 th October 2015 This October, over 1,200 health, public health, social care and industry professionals will be gathered in Liverpool to...

What do patients and carers need in health apps - but are not getting?

Despite the huge and obvious potential of health apps to support patient self-care and reduce the drain on healthcare systems – their use has yet to move into mainstream medicine and public...

From bench to bedside

The BSMB satellite meeting ‘Advances in Tendon Research: From Bench to Bedside’ , sponsored by the  Company of Biologists , will be held in London on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th...

Older People with Multiple Morbidities - £100,000 funding for SBRI Healthcare competition OPEN

The competition 'Older People with Multiple Morbidities', an SBRI Healthcare competition is open for registration. SBRI Healthcare is an NHS England funded initiative which aims to develop...

Accessing the UK’s Innovation Landscape for Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapies

  Accessing the UK’s Innovation Landscape for Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapies  Funding opportunities and translational R&D support capabilities 15 th ...

Innovation practices in Health - Innovate UK/ AHRC survey

‘Innovation’ is an important word. It is heavily used, sometimes abused and often subject to diverse interpretations. But fundamentally it is a powerful driver in determining companies’...

Newton Fund Mexico-UK Webinar

Newton Fund webinar on forthcoming Mexico-UK Collaborative Industrial R&D Competition Date: 24 June 2015 Time: 3pm - 5pm (UK time) or 9am - 11am (Mexico City...

Commissioning for Technology Enabled Care

An industry ripe with potential: explore the possibilities of Technology Enabled Care Services at our FREE one day event on 15 th  July in Central London.   The TSA...

Newton-Ungku Omar Fund: Forthcoming Funding Competition and Visit to Malaysia - RESCHEDULED

LATEST UPDATE The Research & Innovation (R&I) Visit to Malaysia has been rescheduled (from 4-10th July) to 25-30th July 2015. This decision was taken in order to avoid the the...