New Chief Scientific Adviser and NIHR lead announced

Professor Lucy Chappell FMedSci has been appointed as the next Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), following a competitive recruitment process chaired by the Civil Service Commissioner. As Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Chappell will lead the National [...]

2021-04-21T15:48:50+00:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: News|

A new vision for the Future of UK Clinical Research Delivery

NIHR and partner organisations across the health research ecosystem have welcomed the publication of a bold vision for the future of clinical research delivery in the UK. The vision sets out the ambition to create a patient-centred, pro-innovation and data-enabled clinical research environment, which empowers [...]

2021-03-27T11:24:22+00:00March 27th, 2021|Categories: News|

Seedcorn Competition Winners 2020 Announced!

The NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative is delighted to announce the winners of the Seedcorn Competition 2020. This competition has been established to support early development of novel technology-based solutions applicable to the brain injury pathway, from prevention of the initial acute event through [...]

2021-03-18T13:52:10+00:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|

Cambridge Festival

The new Cambridge Festival will take place from 26 March to 4 April 2021, with a series of free online events and activities for the whole family. The inaugural Festival aims to tackle and offer solutions for humanity’s most pressing issues, from pandemics, climate change and [...]

2021-04-23T08:08:11+00:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: News, Past events|

Child Health Technology Conference

CHT2021 will bring together healthcare professionals, industry experts, engineers, designers, academics, and patient representatives around one of the most exciting and fast moving fields in healthcare today. CHT2021 is being live streamed on the afternoons of 2-5 March 2021, and will include inspirational keynote [...]

2021-02-27T12:03:36+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|

STFC’s External Innovations and Horizons Programme

Webinar Wednesday is a programme of monthly webinars which aims to celebrate impact and innovation developed through STFC funded science. Sessions are informal and are designed to link/engage the STFC community with potential collaborators, promote network building, hear about previously funded projects, and provide [...]

2021-02-27T12:01:57+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|

Brain Injury Global Picnic

The 9th Annual Brain Injury Global Picnic will be held on Friday July 23rd 2021. The Global Picnic is for everyone. By sharing your story or information about local issues with your regional media you will help raise awareness of brain injury in your [...]

2021-02-27T12:02:04+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|

Innovate East, 2-3 March | Online

If you have a small innovative business, or if your ambition is to start one,  register for a free place to find out how Innovate UK, our partners and universities in the East can support you in developing your ground-breaking ideas and accelerating [...]

2021-02-25T14:59:43+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: News|

Mr Richard Barr OBE

It is with great sadness that we have to record that Mr Barr, our long term mentor, collaborator and supporter of our R&D programme, died peacefully at his home on Friday 22nd January 2021 after a short illness at 100 years of age. After working with Sir Frank Whittle, he founded [...]

2021-01-28T16:42:56+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: News|
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