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Digitalisation of medicines manufacturing: Challenge Fund

Registration opens: 10 September 2018 Registration closes: 03 October 2018 Award: Share of up to ยฃ8 million Organisation:ย Innovate UK Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to ยฃ8 million in capital infrastructure innovation projects. This is to enable existing medicines manufacturing operations to improve their scope, efficiency and effectiveness through the application of digitally-enabled technology. The proposals should justify any future improvements and the reason for selecting the specific enhancement that you are planning. Single or collaborative applications are welcome. Projects can be led by a business of any size. If your projectโ€™s total...

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Statistics in cyber-security ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

26 September 2018, Alan Turing Institute, London, NW1 2DB Data science techniques have an important role to play in the next generation of cyber-security defences. Inside a typical enterprise computer network, a number of high-volume data sources are available which could aid the discovery and prevention of cyber-attacks and network misuse. At Imperial, our interests are in developing statistical, probability model-based techniques for identifying illegitimate network activity using these data sources. This talk will give an overview of some different statistical approaches to analysing cyber data, ranging from micro-level models of activity occurring on individual graph edges up to...

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Next steps for integrated care systems – collaboration, innovation and lessons so far ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

30 October 2018, Central London, TBC This seminar will bring together policymakers and key stakeholders to discuss next steps for improving collaboration between health and social care systems – and to assess the initial performance of integrated care systems. It immediately follows NHS Englandโ€™s ongoing consultation on contracting arrangements for Integrated Care Providers, which seeks to provide greater detail about how such contracts affect integration between services. With a recently published review by the National Audit Office into the performance of new care models highlighting mixed results so far amid some indications of progress, delegates will examine the challenges...

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Patient records and data in the NHS: data integrity, analytics and improving care ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

13 September 2018, Halkin Street, London,ย SW1X 7DR Delegates will assess further measures to upgrade cyber security in the NHS to implement the EU directive on the security of Networks and Information Systems (the NIS Directive), as well as lessons to be learnt from last yearโ€™s WannaCry attack – with the Government recently announcing plans for a further ยฃ150m to improve the NHSโ€™s resilience against attacks over the next three years. With the Data Protection Act receiving royal assent recently, discussion will also take place on how well NHS organisations are complying with EU GDPR legislation to ensure data security...

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Next steps for genomic medicine in the NHS – regulation, challenges for adoption and priorities for research ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

20 November 2018, Central London, TBC This seminar will be a timely opportunity to discuss the next steps for genomic medicine in the NHS – looking at key issues for regulation, challenges for adoption and priorities for research. It will be an opportunity to consider the early indications from the new NHS Genomic Medicine Service as it becomes fully operational in October – as well as the next steps for the NHS Genomic Medicine Centres (GMCs) as they aim to deliver the pledge of 90,000 samples of DNA from patients and family members with rare disease and cancer by...

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