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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...

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...
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Health News from the KTN

The National Innovation Plan Survey

We live in exciting times and innovation will enable us to tackle some of our biggest challenges, from our energy supply and food security, to managing demographic change and the delivery of...

Bioscience impact and innovation competition winners announced

BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2016 is Professor Tom Brown, from the University of Oxford for his for high impact serial entrepreneurship in DNA chemistry and outstanding commitment to...

Innovation grants for business: apply for funding

You can apply for funding to test the feasibility of your idea, research and develop it and demonstrate it in a prototype.   Innovate UK funding competitions cover the following...

UK Biobank launches world's largest imaging project to shed new light on major diseases

The world’s largest health imaging study, funded by the MRC, Wellcome Trust, and the British Heart Foundationopens in new window (BHF) is launched today. It will create the biggest...

Vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning

New research from the University of Birmingham, funded by the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Cross-Council programme, has shown that flu vaccinations are more effective when administered in the...

AstraZeneca launches integrated genomics approach to transform drug discovery and development

AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, have announced an integrated genomics initiative to transform drug discovery and development across its entire...

Google given access to healthcare data of up to 1.6 million patients

A company owned by Google has been given access to the healthcare data of up to 1.6 million patients from three hospitals run by a major London NHS trust. DeepMind, the tech...

Health apps and devices reviewed by medical experts.

RANKED Health is a project run by the  Hacking Medicine Institute  (HMi), a non-profit organization spun out of MIT’s  Hacking Medicine program . This project is designed to...

Funding opportunity for digital health projects

Interactive Healthcare Fund is for businesses (SMEs) who wish to bring innovative digital health and wellbeing products and services to market in the NHS and wider health and social care...

Science Photo Library opportunity for Scottish Life Sciences companies

For the past 12 years Lewis Houghton, the official photographer for the life sciences dinner, has been contributing to the Science Photo library ( http://www.sciencephoto.com ). He is...

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...

Learn how understanding of soft matter systems can be applied to health, energy and environment, advanced materials, and foods

The Turing Gateway to Mathematics is holding an event on 7-9 September in Cambridge to celebrate the important work of Sir Sam Edwards, and to highlight recent developments in theoretical...

LAUGH Design Challenge

25/06/2016 Location: PDR, Western Avenue, Llandaff, Cardiff Event Description This is a creative event as part of the LAUGH...

New company created to develop novel technology to treat diabetes

UK technology has potential to bring islet transplant therapy to thousands of patients with type 1 diabetes The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT) and University of Aberdeen, UK, today...

Launch of Coast to Capital Region Business Growth Grants

Launch of Coast to Capital Region Business Growth Grants The aim of the Coast to Capital Region Business Growth Grants scheme is to support high growth businesses planning to create new...

Living up to the label – What it means to be a University Health Board

7th ABUHB R&D Conference “Living up to the label – What it means to be a University Health Board" 21/06/2016 Location: The Christchurch Centre, B T Compound, Malpas...

Innovation & Knowledge Centre funding competitions

The IKC are running two funding competitions: Translational Proof of Concept in partnership with Arthritis Research UK; and a Translational Feasibility Fund, both open to any...

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...