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Cancer Innovation Challenge at Parliamentary Reception

5th February 2020

The Cancer Innovation Challenge were delighted to take part in the The Data Lab’s ‘Supporting Transformative Projects’ event at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 21st January. 

The event was opened by Clare Adamson MSP, convenor of the Education and Skills Committee and featured Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy Kate Forbes MSP and CEO of the Data Lab, Gillian Docherty OBE

The event showcased The Data Lab’s work in Scotland and provide an opportunity for guests to hear first-hand about The Data Lab's transformative projects such as the Cancer Innovation Challenge, The Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF, and the Development of an AI Strategy for Scotland.

We were pleased that Dr Peter MacLean, Clinical Director for Cancer Services in NHS Ayrshire & Arran was able to attend and bring to life the work of the Cancer Innovation Challenge through their collaboration with My Clinical Outcomes for their Phase 2 funded project on cancer PROMs. 

Dr Peter MacLean, Tim Williams (My Clinical Outcomes), Cancer Innovation Challenge team speaking with Minister Kate Forbes MSP, Clare Adamson MSP and Gillian Docherty OBE

Photos by Douglas Robertson. 

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