Organisations can apply for a share of £55,000 for innovative data analytics projects that support decision making and care
Award: Up to £15,000
Opens: 10th Apr 2017
Closes: 31st May 2017
The aim of this competition is to develop innovative data analytics that will enable clinicians to make informed, safe and timely decisions. Improved provision of critical data should enable early decision-making on treatment and disposition. It should enhance patient flow, satisfaction and, potentially, outcomes.
The clinical focus is the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for patients in emergency care departments.
Innovate UK are looking for innovative data analytics that are capable of, but not limited to:
Innovations should be able to provide at least one of the following outcomes:
The competition is particularly looking for solutions that:
Proposed digital platforms should effectively and securely interface with existing NHS Scotland IT infrastructure. Digital solutions should be flexible to allow for national and local development of the resource in line with service needs.
To lead a project, you must:
Funding and project details
The total funding available has been divided across 2 phases:
Applicants should include their goals and an outline plan for phase 2 in their proposal. This should cover testing in a live NHS system. Proposals should also include an explicit plan for full commercial implementation.
Phase 2 is only open to applicants that have successfully completed phase 1.
The final 6 months of the phase 2 contract will involve testing the shortlisted solutions in full-scale live NHS Scotland systems.