Daily Archives: January 31, 2019


ABPI welcomes £100m investment for AI research

The Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has welcomed the announced from the Government of £100 million investment into research and technology. The money is intended to be used to create 1,000 new PhD places for researchers into artificial intelligence (AI), and could support research into technology used in NHS hospitals. Professor Carole Longson, chief…


NHS tech – why ‘Skype’ is not the answer

As the Government’s 10-year plan for the NHS reveals it aims to make digital consultations the norm, Dan Worman CEO of Refero, urges the healthcare sector to stop saying Skype when it means tele-consultation, and explains why the globally recognised video conferencing tool is not the solution to improving patient care. When NHS England medical…


AI tech firm becomes industry partner for Dementias Platform UK

Technology company Cognetivity, which is developing a cognitive testing platform, has signed a commercial agreement with Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) to become its ninth industry partner. The company will join DPUK’s exiting partners which include researchers from academia and industry. Other partners include biopharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen and eleven leading academic institutions which…

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