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Cancer Innovation Challenge at DataFest 19

10th April 2019

The Cancer Innovation Challenge was part of the Data Summit programme at Data Fest 19, Scotland's two week long festival of data innovation. It was a great opportunity to hear from the Challenge's Phase 2 projects from Px Healthcare, My Clinical Outcomes and Canon Medical Research Europe.
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CIC at Digital Health Product Forge

31st March 2019

The Cancer Innovation Challenge were event partners (along with NHS National Services Scotland and the Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme) for Europe’s largest health hackathon, the Digital Health Product Forge, on 21-24 February 2019.
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Conference round up!

Steph Wright

14th December 2018

A quick round up of the conferences, workshops and events that Steph Wright, Project Manager of the Cancer Innovation Challenge has been attending.

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Cancer Innovation Challenge at NCRI 2018

3rd December 2018

The Cancer Innovation Challenge exhibited at the National Cancer Research Institute's (NCRI) first conference in Scotland in November 2018.
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Funding opportunity from Nesta!

30th November 2018

New funding opportunity from Nesta. The Healthier Lives Data Fund is a partnership between Nesta and the Scottish Government to invest in and support innovative digital technologies that make data available and useful to citizens to help them lead healthier, and more independent, lives.
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Patients helping to drive innovation in NHS Scotland

Dr Anne Bruinvels

28th September 2018

A guest blog from Dr Anne Bruinvels, Founder of Px HealthCare. Px HealthCare received Phase 2 funding from the Cancer Innovation Challenge's New approaches to record and integrate cancer PROMs and PREMs funding competition

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Great interview with Canon's Phase 2 project in dataIQ

27th September 2018

Great interview in dataIQ with Kevin Blyth and Keith Goatman regarding the Canon Medical Research Europe Phase 2 project for the Cancer Innovation Challenge.
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Using technology to transform cancer outcomes

Dr Tim Williams

31st August 2018

A guest blog from Dr Tim Williams, CEO of My Clinical Outcomes. My Clinical Outcomes received Phase 2 funding from the Cancer Innovation Challenge in the New approaches to record and integrate cancer PROMs and PREMs funding competition.

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Embracing the use of data ..

Steph Wright

24th August 2018

Originally published as an opinion piece for the ALLIANCE website, Steph Wright, Project Manager for the Cancer Innovaiton Challenge writes about embracing the use of data to help Scotland become a world leading carer for people with cancer

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Innovative data science Phase 2 project launched!

7th August 2018

We are delighted to announce that Canon Medical Research Europe has been awarded Phase 2 funding for our "Innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care and outcomes in Scotland" competition
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