A new government £16 million health improvement programme in the North East and North Cumbria has been awarded to a collaboration led by Newcastle University and hosted by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.
A review of university-investor links has been published, commissioned by Research England from Mike Rees, former deputy group CEO of Standard Chartered, start-up commercialisation expert and angel investor.
“But we're a university! We have to have a library!" said Ridcully. "It adds tone. What sort of people would we be if we didn't go into the library?"
"Students," said Senior Wrangler morosely.”
― Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent
Guest blog post by Dr. Odette Dewhurst, Senior Research Development Manager at Lancaster University
Last month we held the kick-off meeting of the Knowledge Exchange Best Practice Group (KE BPG). It was a positive and insightful meeting, with representatives from a variety of organisations operating in the higher education sector in attendance.
PLG Introduction to Healthcare Business Development Training Course
Monday 18th-Wednesday 20th November
Introduction to Healthcare Business Development is a three-day training course covering the key elements of Licensing and Business Development. It has a 12 strong faculty providing guidance on best practice using case study material. It also includes a hands-on example of negotiating a deal.
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust’s Innovation Forum aims to offer local companies with an interest in healthcare an insight into challenges faced at Cambridge University Hospitals. This is an opportunity to gain an ‘under the bonnet’ insight into a key challenge faced by the NHS on a daily basis: Frailty.
In the past 12 months, there have been more than 18,500 emergency admissions to Addenbrooke’s of those over 65.
GUEST BLOG POST: by Dr Phil Clare, Deputy Director, Research Services (Knowledge Exchange and Engagement) at University of Oxford