Month: October 2018

SBRI Healthcare fast tracks cancer diagnostic inventions with £3.8m funding

(Source: sbrihealthcare.co.uk) SBRI Healthcare has awarded a total of £3.8m in funding to four innovative technology companies that are in the process of developing cutting edge cancer diagnostic tools. The companies, C the Signs, Cambridge Oncometrix, Chromition and Deep Med IO were among the winners of the July 2017 SBRI Healthcare national competition, which had appealed for healthcare technology solutions geared specifically towards more effective cancer screening and diagnosis. Today’s phase two funding comes in addition to the original £100k investment award made by SBRI Healthcare to each of these companies. Now that these winning companies have demonstrated technical feasibility...

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Diabetes Hothouse – call launched for digital health innovators

NHS England, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and the AHSN Network have joined forces to launch an ambitious new programme, connecting digital health innovators with pharmaceutical companies to explore new innovations that could help people living with diabetes. Launched today (4 October 2018), the Diabetes Hothouse is the first initiative arising from the NHS England and ABPI Priority Delivery Agreement launched earlier this year, which seeks to facilitate faster access of  new, evidenced based technology for patients. The Diabetes Hothouse is calling for innovators with market-ready, digital or digitally-enabled innovations to take part in the programme....

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