There is a launch event 2:00-3:15pm, Thursday 3rd April to discuss the funding available through the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Network (GM AHSN) for the Technology Innovation Challenge. Refreshments will be available and there is a chance to network with colleagues at MMU and staff at the University of Manchester who have also been invited to the event.
Please email RKE-Events@mmu.ac.uk to register your attendance.
The event will take place in the Council Chamber of the Ormond Building, All Saints Campus, MMU. Ormond Building is number 14 on the map here, the Council chamber is on the first Floor – take a right out of the lift and then follow the corridor and signs to take you to the room.
Aims and background
The aims of the clinical challenge are to reduce harm and enhancing safety across Greater Manchester. The Greater Manchester Academic Science Centre Network (GMAHSN), Manchester: Integrating Medicine and Innovative Technology (MIMIT) and TRUSTTECH, are working together to address unmet healthcare needs in the area and they are seeking any potential device that will address these broad challenges.
They are particularly interested and priority will be given to device that:
- Facilitate medicines risk surveillance, alert and /or response in primary care
- Monitor and prevent falls
- Monitor and prevent leg ulcers
- Facilitate cardiac and renal disease risk surveillance, alert and /or response in primary care
This specific call does not include technologies for data mining / handling big data.
There is up to £40K available per project for a period of up to 8 months.