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Data Saves Lives

Stuart Fancey

4th May 2017

A guest blog from Dr Stuart Fancey, Director of Research and Innovation at the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), with his thoughts on the Cancer Innovation Challenge

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Less than 2 weeks to go before registration deadline!

Steph Wright

3rd May 2017

The countdown is on, less than 2 weeks to go before the registration deadline for our current funding competition New approaches to record and integrate cancer PROMs and PREMs. If you're interested in applying, please do register to apply by midnight 15 May 2017.

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Making complex data simple - challenges of the Cancer Innovation Challenge!

Fraser MacDonald

26th April 2017

Thoughts from The Data Lab's Project Development Manager, Fraser MacDonald, on the Cancer Innovation Challenge's Information Session for Interested Applicants for the New approaches to record and integrate cancer PROMs and PREMs funding competition on 19 April 2017

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Be part of the Challenge!

Steph Wright

31st March 2017

So, the Cancer Innovation Challenge is now live… launched on 24 March 2017 by the Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood at DataFest17, it’s out there. Website launched, press release released (press covered it, yay!). “All sounds great, how do I get involved?” I hear you ask. Well, let me tell you.

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