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Information Session and Collider for Interested Applicants - Cancer data funding call

Thursday 12 October 2017, 12.30-17.00
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, 23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH

An information session and collider event for interested applicants in the Cancer Innovation Challenge's Innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care and outcomes in Scotland funding call

Video recording from the livestream of the event can be viewed here

Come along to find out more about the context and state of the art in which the funding competition exists from clinical and technological experts in the field including an overview of Scotland’s eHealth infrastructure and also the NHS Information Governance framework. A chance to ask questions to help inform your proposal. The session will also involve a ‘collider’ element so that interested companies could ‘collide’ with interested clinicians, academics and specialists from the Information Services Division of NHS National Services Scotland.

The event will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person and a recording will be made available after the event. 

View agenda here

Video recording from the livestream of the event can be viewed here



Introduction to the challenge and call process - Steph Wright, Project Manager, Cancer Innovation Challenge

Clinical Overview: Towards a national cancer intelligence framework - Dr Hilary Dobson, Deputy Director, IHDP and Clinical Lead on funding call

Scottish eHealth Architecture - Johan Nolan, Enterprise Architect, Scottish Government eHealth

Information Governance: Why is it like this? - Dr Steve Pavis, Head of Service, NHS National Services Scotland

Public attitudes towards the use of healthcare data - Dr Mhairi Aitken, Research Fellow, The Farr Institute for Health Informatics Research

Data science innovation in healthcare - Brian Hills, Head of Data, The Data Lab (*Brian did not use slides so please watch the video recording above for his presentation*)

The TED talks that Brian mentioned in his presentation were:

What Matters to Me: A Vital Sign - Jason Leitch 

How I Searched My Way to a Cure - Abu Qader 


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