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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

NHS open to global innovation: healthcare leaders launch search for best new ideas from around the world

Local ‘test beds’ to trial new ways of improving care for patients as part of NHS Five Year Forward View. A worldwide call has been launched for innovators to partner with local health and...

Young Researchers Meeting

University of Liverpool - 6th & 7th August 2015   The British Society for Nanomedicine is committed to holding meetings to develop the research community within...

Focus on development of Nanoparticulate Antibacterials to meet the challenge of Multi Drug Resistance

EU funded Procarta workshop in 19th May 2015 May 19 @ 9:15 am - 4:45 pm The purpose of the meeting is to bring together world experts with a major interest in...

Health of the public in 2040: ‘call for input’

This ‘call for input’ represents a critical stage in the ongoing Academy’s ‘ Health of the public in 2040 ’ working group project. It is an opportunity for the working group to hear the and...

Save the Date for Innovate UK 2015 – 9th & 10th November

The global spotlight on UK innovation is back and will take place at Old Billingsgate, London on 9th and 10th November. Supported by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and hosted by...

UK Lifescience Industry magazine open call

Do you have an exciting project to share? Industry focused with international reach, UK Lifescience Industry is the perfect platform. Open call to submit editorial for consideration in future...

Workshop on the Cryopreservation of Cell Therapies

Thursday 11th June 2015, Glasgow Workshop on the Cryopreservation of Cell Therapies Cryopreservation is a bottleneck in the clinical delivery of cell based therapies (CBT) which allows...

The Age of No Retirement?

Manchester 27, 28, 29 April 2015 The People’s History Museum (Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3ER)   Exploring the value within a society where...

All Wales Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering Summer Meeting 2015

The annual All Wales Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering Summer Meeting will this year be hosted by North Wales Medical Physics.     The scientific conference will take...

UK R&D Building a strategic and sustainable vision for the future

The Research & Development Society is holding an event to look at national R&D strategy, the “infrastructure” required to support a world-class innovation ecosystem for the UK and the...

The long-term care revolution national challenge

SBRI competition open for registration The long-term care revolution national challenge, an SBRI competition run by Innovate UK, is now open for registration.  The aim of this...

Personalized Medicine World Conference 2015

PMWC 2015 UK, April 15-17, 2015 Co-hosted with Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics's Centre for Personalised Medicine (Oxford University) and Oracle Health Sciences OXFORD, England...

MedTech Innovation Conference & Exhibition : Attend for FREE

Now four events in one, this year’s Expo will include: 1. The FREE Med-Tech Innovation Exhibition is the largest manufacturing exhibition in the UK featuring more than 130 companies covering...

The Future of Health Conference

The Future of Health Conference – 29-30 th September 2015, Milan Taking place in Milan to coincide with Expo 2015, the GREAT Week: Healthcare and Life Sciences programme is a fabulous...

Biofilms Workshops

Innovate UK and BBSRC are jointly funding a programme to accelerate the exploitation and management of biofilms. Approx. £2.5m of funding is available to fund Feasibility Studies and the...

The Long-Term Care Revolution Live

Are you interested in finding out more about the forthcoming SBRI Long-Term Care Revolution National Challenge events? IUK will be a further two workshops- London- 12&13 th May ...

The Biotechnology YES competition is open for applications until 29th May 2015

Biotechnology YES , now in its 20th year, is an innovative competition developed to raise awareness of the commercialisation of ideas among early career researchers. The competition is funded...

Regenerative Medicine ‘One Stop Shop’ for regulatory advice

A new ‘one stop shop’ was launched in October 2014 that provides regulatory advice for those working in the life sciences industry on exciting regenerative medicines. The service provides,...

The Future of Anatomy

The Future of Anatomy: Power to Create in Action In the first of a new series exploring practical examples of creativity in action, RSA Scotland will be working with the Laboratory of Human...

Workshop: Building A Medicines Manufacturing Supply Chain for the Future

  ' Building A Medicines Manufacturing Supply Chain for the Future ' Wednesday, 6th May 2015, 9.30am - 4.30pm Radisson Blu Hotel, Liverpool   ...