Summary for 2015

16 January 2017


£900K awarded to develop innovations that support self-care and independence in children with long term conditions With six percent of children in the UK living with disability, ingenious life changing solutions can ensure they have the best start in life. SBRI Healthcare has announced its funding of nine companies deve...

3 January 2017


UCLPartners and the London Voluntary Sector Council have jointly produced a summary of the key points made in six reports on the voluntary and community sector, published throughout 2016. The six reports are largely inspired by the NHS Five Year Forward View, which identifies the need for stronger partnerships with the c...

14 December 2016


UCLPartners welcomes today’s announcement by the Medical Research Council that UCL has been selected as the 'hub' of the new £250m UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI). The Institute will be led by Professor Bart De Strooper, current leader of the Laboratory for the Research of Neurodegenerative Diseases at the Univer...

6 December 2016


Lyn Chitty is Clinical Director of the NIHR Clinical Research Network: North Thames and Professor of Genetics and Fetal Medicine at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. This October, Lyn’s most recent research made headline news with the announcement that the NHS will be introducing non-invasive prenatal...

1 December 2016


Since joining the NHS Innovation Accelerator in 2015, Fellow Andrea Haworth has made significant impact with digital health innovation SAPIENTIA™ - a genome analytics software which enables healthcare professionals to interrogate the human genome for pathogenic mutations likely to be the cause of a patient’s inherited d...

1 December 2016


The North Central London (NCL) maternity network is one of seven maternity systems across England to be chosen by NHS England to lead the way in transforming local maternity services in line with the National Maternity Review, ‘Better Births’. The Network, which brings together commissioners (Barnet, Enfield, Haringe...