‘Frontiers Innovators’ need apply by 11 Sept (UK)

As Editor Charles mentioned last month in his autumn roundup, if you would like to be considered for the Wellcome Trust’s ‘Frontiers Innovators’ program, the deadline to apply is 11 September. Ten spots are open to early-career researchers, entrepreneurs, technology developers, healthcare professionals and representatives from the pharmaceutical and medical technology industry. If selected, you will travel and accommodation to attend the ‘Digital Phenotypes – Health research in the digital age?’ meeting on 5-6 November in London, which will explore the research potential of digital health data captured outside of normal healthcare settings. More information on the meeting is here. For ‘Frontiers Innovators’, to apply, send your CV and a video message to d.phenotypes-innovators@wellcome.ac.uk by 11 September 2015.

Events dear boy, events: a roundup of UK digital health stuff this autumn

This editor accumulated vast piles of notifications when on a two week holiday recently – here is the cream of the events notified. More to follow on resources shortly.

Between 4-6th September, SECC Glasgow is holding what it claims is the first ever medical education hackathon.

On the 14th September the free-to-attend London Health Technology Forum, organised by this editor, has an evening devoted to Exits (of the financially very lucrative kind). Baker Botts’ experienced lawyers will describe with examples the different exits available to the successful entrepreneur, why it’s important to plan ahead, and what the plusses and minuses are of each type of exit. Essential knowledge if you hope to become rich from your hard work & dedication.

On 17th September, KPMG are holding a free all-day event entitled ‘Information Protection in Digital Health’ at (more…)