Supporting new models of care

Interesting blog from Woodcote-Consulting. “I’m pretty certain that the health informatics community know how to create the open digital ecosystem we need to support the emerging new models of care, but I have concerns that a lack of knowledge and experience amongst policy makers,...

£6.5M for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the Real World

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the Real World is a £6.5M programme funded under the AMR Cross-Council Initiative. This programme aims to address the need for a greater understanding of the role of the outdoor environment and host microbiome in influencing the evolution, acquisition and...

The Future of Digital Health & Care Symposium 2015

On 22nd May 2015, The Future of Digital Health + Care Symposium brought together representatives of NHS England, the Scottish Government, SMEs, academia and Innovate UK’s ‘dallas’ projects (Delivering Assisted-Living Outcomes At Scale) to discuss the future of Digital Health and Care in the...

SHIONOGI Science Program 2015-Drug Discovery in Pain & Infectious Diseases

A Japanese pharma company, Shionogi, have launched, Shionogi Science Programme 2015 (SSP), to invite bids from researchers from 12 countries incl., of course, the UK.  Shionogi & Co., Ltd is based in Osaka, Japan and has announced the launch of “SHIONOGI Science Program 2015” for...

The Future of Digital Health & Care Symposium May 2015-Event Report

On 22nd May 2015, The Future of Digital Health + Care Symposium  brought together representatives of NHS England, the Scottish  Government, SMEs, academia and Innovate UK’s ‘dallas’ projects  (Delivering Assisted-Living Outcomes At Scale) to discuss the future  of...

Materials for demanding environments : cross-sector opportunity

Innovate UK is to invest up to £2 million in technical feasibility studies to explore improving the performance of materials in demanding, extreme and/or aggressive environments.   This competition aims to demonstrate radical or novel improvements in  the performance of...

Boost for UK medical technology innovation

The University of Leeds Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) has won £3 million to continue bringing the best of the UK’s medical technology research to patients. The centre has been a leader in medical technology innovation since it was established in 2009, building...

UK Cell Therapy GMP Manufacturing Capacity and Capability Increases

The Cell Therapy Catapult has published its annual survey of the GMP licensed cell and gene manufacturing capability and capacity in the UK, which shows growth in the cell therapy industry to April 2015. Key findings include: 25% increase in the numbers of highly-skilled staff at cell...

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. Local authorities can take a lead in making this happen. In this column, Cllr Nick Daubney, Leader of...

£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. Initial findings have been published on the progress of the pan-UK programme, called...

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 to participate in a business-to-business matchmaking event taking place during the Ambient Assisted...
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