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Dallas originated self-care programme 'Mi Liverpool' cuts emergency admissions

Innovate UK 'Dallas' programme, Mi Liverpool self-care programme cuts emergency admissions A study of a large scale, supported self-care programme in Liverpool has found clear reductions in...

Northern Ireland DHSSPS launch new Connected Health SBRI Competitions

The Northern Ireland Dept. of Health, Social Services & Public Safety (DHSSPS) has launched two new Connected Health SBRI competitions. FAST – Automated Staff Deployment of pharmacy...

Independent Living at Home for the elderly: Resilience Award

RESILIENCE AWARD The Swiss Re Foundation Resilience Award recognises entrepreneurial initiatives that take innovative approaches to building resilient societies and realising the United...

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...
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Health News from the KTN

Funding opportunities for advanced therapy medicinal products

Blog from  Sarah Goulding and Mark Bustard: Greetings! As people come back from the ‘holidays’ KTN is checking in that you are exploring the Innovate UK funding calls currently...

How does a move abroad impact on a career in life sciences?

Hobson Prior have recently published the first instalment of report on Career Trends in Life Sciences. Part 1:  Global mobility in life sciences  explores the motives behind...

EU to invest € 51.6 million more in innovative SMEs via SME Instrument

The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 has recently been updated and the good news is that the SME Instrument budget has been increased to €437.5 million to be invested in innovation small...

Funding for global cooperation feasibility studies

Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.2M to support innovative UK SMEs in carrying out short international cooperation feasibility studies. These studies should build international business...

Showcase your innovation at Innovate 2016, 2-3 Nov 2016, Manchester

Innovate 2016 , hosted by UKTI and Innovate UK, is an annual two day event showcasing the very best of innovation talent and global opportunities for businesses. It will be held at...

Looking to scale & grow your business? Come to Venturefest Scotland, 1 Sep 2016, Glasgow

Venturefest Scotland is an annual, business innovation event for ambitious Scottish SMEs, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and innovators designed to inspire, inform and connect. Last year...

£9M call for Networks in Vector Borne Disease (VBD) Research

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) have pre-announced a £9M call for Networks in Vector Borne Disease (VBD) Research . ...

Newton Fund Institutional Links and Researcher Links workshops now open

THE JULY 2016 ROUND OF INSTITUTIONAL LINKS AND RESEARCHER LINKS WORKSHOPS AND TRAVEL GRANTS ARE NOW OPEN, AND CLOSE ON 19 SEPTEMBER. LINKS ARE AVAILABLE FURTHER DOWN THE PAGE. PLEASE NOTE THAT...

Welcome to the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA)

Do you have an evidence-based innovation that will improve health outcomes at lower cost than current standard practice? Is your innovation ready to be scaled across the NHS? Are you...

GCRF Call for Evidence - Research Councils UK

The Government Spending Review on 25th November 2015 announced “a new £1.5 billion Global Challenges Research Fund, to ensure UK science takes the lead in addressing the problems faced by...

Introducing Innovate UK sectors - health & life sciences Challenges

Introducing our sectors - health & life sciences Challenges Increasingly, innovation - across all sectors, is being driven by common factors, including: ...

New funding model to speed up NHS access to innovative treatments

The head of NHS England has announced a new programme to fast-track cutting-edge innovations from across the globe to the NHS frontline. In his keynote speech to around 1,000 NHS leaders...

Queen's Birthday Honours 2016

Congratulations to the following people closely connected with the MRC who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours list: Dr Richard Treisman, Research Director, Francis...

Liverpool self-care programme cuts emergency admissions

A study of a large scale, supported self-care programme in Liverpool has found clear reductions in emergency admissions and secondary care costs for some patients. The study, which was...

KTN at New Designers '16- Design for Alzheimer’s and Dementia -The Inside Story

Another year and another round of young enthusiastic graduate designers descended on the Business Design Centre, London for the 31st New Designers exhibition, which annually celebrates the...

£10 million Biomedical Catalyst 2016 competition now open

A new funding boost of £57.5 million was announced for the UK’s energy and infrastructure, biomedical and quantum technology sectors by Business Secretary Sajid Javid at the first...

Global Challenges Research Fund - call for evidence

The £1.5 billion Global Challenges Research Fund has been set up  to ensure UK science takes the lead in addressing the problems faced by developing countries, whilst developing our ability...

Women In Innovation £200K Funding Briefing - Webinar

Innovate UK  has up to £200,000 and a package of tailored support to award to businesswomen who have exciting ideas and the potential to become leaders in innovation and deliver...

Fund for Digital Healthcare Innovation in the South West now open

The South West Academic Health Science Network in conjunction with Creative England, West of England Academic Health Science Network and SETsquared are pleased to announce the South West...

Assessing priorities for NICE - funding, improving quality and implementing the Accelerated Access Review

Assessing priorities for NICE - funding, improving quality and implementing the Accelerated Access Review 12th January, London This conference will assess the future of NICE in health...