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Event: EU Falls Festival

Date: 2 & 3 July 2018 Location: University of Manchester New solutions to Old Problems: ensuring sustainability of falls prevention interventions The European Union Falls Festival (EUFF) brings together leading researchers, clinicians, healthcare practitioners and industry from across the globe for discussion and exchange of the most cutting edge knowledge, insights, issues and ideas in […]

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Event: Improving Health by Improving Trials

Location: University of Liverpool Course dates: 24 – 28 September 2018 Course fee: £475, includes course materials, lunch and refreshments CPD accredited: 30 points awarded for full week attendance Day rate: attend individual day for £95 The number of clinical trials being conducted has increased and the need for greater efficiency in design, conduct, analysis […]

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Event: Digital Transformation at International Festival for Business

A Digital Transformation event will take place in Liverpool on 27th June 2018 as part of the International Festival for Business. This event will consist of a series of inspiring and informative seminars from leading experts to present opportunities that Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies can offer SMEs working in the health and social […]

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Innovator Awards to support healthcare innovators

Wellcome’s Innovator Awards offer funding of up to £500,000 to support projects that focus on a range of areas, including: diagnostics, mental health, tropical diseases, neurological disorders and rare diseases. The awards are open to researchers developing healthcare innovations that have projects which could demonstrate measurable impact on human health. Not-for-profit and commercial organisations from […]

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Through the eyes of future innovators

Pupils from three Salford schools recently participated in a two-day event that aimed to inspire a new generation of health and social care innovators. ‘The Innovation FACTor’ is an initiative run by social enterprise, Unlimited Potential, to encourage school-aged entrepreneurs to work together to develop solutions to improve people’s lives. The programme was commissioned by […]

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