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The East Region Health and Social Care Innovation Test Bed

Posted by Miranda Odam | 3 Jun 2019

The East Region Health and Social Care Innovation Test Bed


Inaugural Lunchtime Seminar


12.30-14.00 Wednesday 5th June, 2019


Lecture Theatre B, The Chancellors Building, University of Edinburgh

Little France Crescent (Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh)


Please join us at this informative and informal event to hear about the exciting innovation programme being developed for the East Region of Scotland, the success of which is fully dependent on the engagement of staff from across health and social care, working in collaboration with stakeholder partners, including academia and industry.

There will also be the opportunity for you at the seminar to engage in sharing with others your views on how to make the East Region a leading test bed site for innovation in Scotland, the UK and globally.




12.30     Welcome: Prof. Tim Walsh, NHS Lothian Director of R&D and Innovation,

12.35     The East Region Strategic Plan for Innovation: Prof. Tim Walsh.

12.45     Data Driven Innovation and the creation of a “Data Loch”: Professor Nicholas L Mills, Chair of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist.

13.00     Supporting Start Up companies to co-create solutions with health and social care: Jamie Coleman, co-founder and chair of Codebase, Edinburgh.

13.15       The challenges and opportunities in working with the NHS: Craig Turpie, Director,  Storm ID, Edinburgh.

13.30      Panel Question and Answer session with the audience.

14.00      Close

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