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Supporting Independent LiVing for the Elderly through Robotics

As coordinators of the SILVER project (Supporting Independent LiVing for the Elderly through Robotics) we would like to invite you the project’s Final Conference and Workshop, which will be held...

Care and Wellbeing Fund Opens to Social Enterprises in the UK

Care and Wellbeing Fund Opens to Social Enterprises in the UK The £12 million investment fund focuses on community-based provision, integrated health and social care services, and...

3 years of dallas insights await you

Coming soon, to four locations in the UK, is the dallas story. Join us to see, hear and question Innovation Health and Wealth in action. Book your place here The good, the...

Ask Lily helps older people stay happy in their homes for longer

In a time where the population is living longer and social care is becoming increasingly expensive, it is in everyone’s best interests to help elderly people maintain their independence. ...

£37m research project could pave the way for technology-assisted health

A pioneering £37 million research project involving the University of Strathclyde could give people more control over their own health and wellbeing with the aid of digital healthcare services. ...

EEN Matchmaking Event at the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2015

EEN Matchmaking Event at the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2015  23rd to 24th Sept. 2015, Ghent, Belgium  Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) North West UK invites you...

AAL Programme - Open Consultation Survey

The AAL Programme invites members of the AAL community and stakeholders to share their expertise in the fields tackled by the Programme to support the choice for the challenge that will be...

Sheffield Smart Lab – The Independent Living Challenge

In common with cities around the world, Sheffield has thousands of people who are struggling to maintain their independence and wellbeing. Just over 6000 people in the city are effectively...

The Ambient Assisted Living Forum LAST CHANGE: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

AAL Forum 2015 22-25th September - Ghent, Belgium The Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum is the annual platform for the European AAL community to meet and discuss several topics,...

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...

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...

Countering Cyber Threats in Healthcare

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...

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. ...

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...
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Health News from the KTN

European Inventor Award: Finalists Announced

The EPO has announced the 15 finalists for the European Inventor Award 2016. The winners will be announced at the award ceremony in Lisbon on 9 June. This years finalists include; ...

MediWales Connects: NHS Collaboration Conference

The Welsh NHS: Connecting clinical teams Cardiff - June 6 Clinical, care and research communities meet to share in celebration of collaboration The first of its kind...

Medical Technologies mission to New Zealand

The British High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce that it will host a UK-to-NZ mission on Medical Technologies in June 2016. The mission will coincide with NZ’s Medical...

Precision Medicine & Genomics - The Future in Wales?

Precision Medicine & Genomics - The Future in Wales? Tuesday, 28 June Cardiff ABPI Cymru Wales  is pleased to be working with the Wales Festival of Innovation this year, hosting...

Project Activation at the National Formulation Centre - webinar

Project Activation at the National Formulation Centre - webinar 24th May In the 2014 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor of the Exchequer awarded the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) £28...

The future of biopharmaceutical formulation - making better products with novel approaches

KTN Biopharmaceutical Formulation Group The future of biopharmaceutical formulation - making better products with novel approaches UCL, London Thursday 7th July, 2016 The KTN’s...

New Collaboration Opportunities In Regenerative Medicine

New Collaboration Opportunities in Regenerative Medicine and Addressing Challenges to Clinical Adoption of Cell and Gene Therapies New Hunts House Guy’s campus King’s College...

H2020 European Brokerage Event: Materials & Nanotechnology, Process Industries & Manufacturing

Materials & Nanotechnology, Process Industries & Manufacturing 15 June - Birmingham The Enterprise Europe Network, in partnership with the National Contact Points for NMP and the...

Biomedical Partnering Event Incorporating all aspects of Healthcare and life sciences

16-17 JUNE 2016, INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR BUSINESS - IFB2016, LIVERPOOL The North of England has a vibrant network of around 1000 biomedical companies. The North West is one of the UK’s...

10,000 Small Businesses UK Programme

Goldmann Sachs have now opened the application process for the Autumn 2016 cohort of their “10,000 Small Businesses” Programme. This programme, which begins in September 2016, has the full...

Digital 2016 is now live!

Digital 2016 6/7 June Cardiff Don't miss this exciting opportunity to register  for the conference, exhibition and showcase that stands out at the forefront of the international...

Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 - Call 9

On 27 April 2016 IMI launched its 9th Call for proposals under IMI 2. Call topics Addressing the  clinical burden of   Clostridium difficile  infection  (CDI):...

the future of medicine - the role of doctors in 2025

the future of medicine - the role of doctors in 2025 19th May Royal Society of Medicine 1 Wimpole Street LONDON W1G 0AE  The aim of this conference is to explore just...

3G (Genetics and Genomics for the Third Generation) Conference

3G (Genetics and Genomics for the Third Generation) Conference 22/06/2016 Cardiff A conference primarily for members of the public over the age of fifty about genetics and...

European Nanomedicine Translation Advisory Board selects and welcomes new projects in Basel

If you have a promising project in Nanomedicine, don’t miss out the opportunity to  apply  to the TAB – Nanomedicine Translation Advisory Board until the 8th of May 2016! The...

AstraZeneca teams with Venter to mine genomes for R&D insights

The tech mantra of better, faster, cheaper has slashed the cost of genomic sequencing to a tiny fraction of the original expense. And now AstraZeneca says the time is perfect to launch an...

BIS seeks ideas for the upcoming National Innovation Plan

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has launched a Call for Ideas on Citizen Space to seek interesting views on how the UK should further develop its innovation...

Medilink Defining Your Value Proposition

Medilink Defining Your Value Proposition Medilink South West Tuesday, 10 May 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 Plymouth , United Kingdom If you are a business which is hungry for...

UK-to-NZ mission on Medical Technologies

The British High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce that it will host a UK-to-NZ mission on Medical Technologies in June 2016. The mission will coincide with NZ’s Medical...