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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...

Future Health Mission webinar

The KTN would like to bring to your attention information on the Technology Strategy Board’s Future Health Mission 2012.  The free webinar taking place...
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New NHS testbeds highlight need for security in the internet of things

Multi-million pound investment, a research hub and now two NHS testbeds - progress is apparent in the internet of things (IoT). But what are we doing about security?    There’s...

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...

Innovate UK’s 5 tips to secure funding for start-ups and small businesses

Innovate UK’s essential advice and tips on securing funding. Whether a startup, small business or SME make sure you watch the video. Learn more about Innovate UK funding tips here ...

5th UK Diagnostics Forum

The 5th annual UK Diagnostics Forum takes place at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford on 26 – 27 May 2016. Organised by the NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Oxford, in...

I-TAC Challenge Competition

Would your business benefit from up to six months free access to our laboratories, specialist facilities and equipment to accelerate your technology development?  Are you an SME...

Improve the clinical space for the people of Africa using innovative thinking.

Clinical Innovation Wales 24th february Innovation Wales event offers you a challenge. Improve the clinical space for the people of Africa using innovative thinking. The...

Scandinavia Exporter Boot Camp

Scandinavia Exporter Boot Camp 1st March 2016 Edinburgh Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International would like to invite you to come and join us at our...

Video games for senior citizens to prevent falls

TRUSTECH has assisted in the collaboration between the NHS, a university and a company to develop Exergames - a falls prevention innovation that uses video game technology. Exergames has...

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee launches inquiry into impact of EU regulation & policy on UK life sciences

The Science and Technology Committee have launched an inquiry into the impact of EU regulation and policy on the UK life sciences. The inquiry will look at how EU legislation and regulation can...

UK companies advance development of regenerative medicines and cell therapies

With the 2015 competition ‘ Developing Regenerative Medicines and Cell Therapies’ , Innovate UK will invest up to £8 million in collaborative R&D projects that address critical challenges...

Is your business ready to supply growing high tech organisations?

Design, engineering, manufacturing and IT companies need to be ready for the supply chain opportunities that companies at the North East Technology Park (NETPark) will generate.  ...

The future for the Catapult Network - scale, scope and putting policy into practice

TUESDAY, 22ND MARCH 2016 CENTRAL LONDON   Guest of Honour: Dr Hermann Hauser, Director, Amadeus Capital Partners and Author, Review of the Catapult network:...

NICE consults on plans to support new device for treating enlarged prostate glands

NICE is asking for views on its plans to support using a device for treating enlarged prostate glands – benign prostatic hyperplasia – in a consultation opening today (Tuesday 26 January). ...

Under starters orders for launch of new innovation event

Innovation organisations across the East will be under starter’s orders when Venturefest East arrives for the first time at the Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket on 24th May 2016.   ...

Biological systems: apply for business funding

The Ministry of Defence is to invest in SBRI competitions seeking new materials from biological systems. Up to £750,000 is available for proof-of-concept research into...

Hearing loss competition: apply for business funding

The Ministry of Defence is to invest in SBRI competitions seeking new treatments for hearing loss . Businesses can apply for a share of up to £500,000 in fully funded development...

Health service embracing innovation as NHS England announces major trials to improve patient care

Older patients and people with long term conditions and mental health problems will be among the first to benefit from a major new drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care. Speaking at...

Declaration by the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Diagnostics Industries on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

On January 21, 2016, the Declaration by the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Diagnostics Industries on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance was launched at an event at the World...

A Scottish Ecosystem for Innovation: Innovation of Health & Social Care Integration PT 2

The Scottish Ecosystem, formed by Digital Health & Care Institute, The Alliance, Joint Improvement Team, eHealth, NHS, NHS24 and SCTT, are delighted to invite you to attend A...

The Future of Government ICT Summit and Exhibition

The Future of Government ICT Summit and Exhibition 29th Jan 2016 - Salford ICT plays a crucial role in reducing public expenditure, saving civil servants time, and helping to improve the...