The Oxford Academic Health Science Network gets innovation into clinical practice to improve patient safety, outcomes and experience, and generate economic growth through collaboration between the NHS, industry and universities. We cover a region of three million people living in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire. We aim to foster long term partnerships with industry, build a culture of innovation in the NHS, and have secured over £100 million of investment into the Thames Valley region.
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The Oxford AHSN region has identified 5 local challenges; Increasing out-of-hospital care, Redesigning and reducing pressure on hospital emergency services, Offering more personalised care, Digitally-enabled primary and outpatient care, Improving outcomes by population health initiatives.
Artificial intelligence call
The UK government has recently pledged £250m for the NHS to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI). The aim is to provide AI solutions that will transform care and reduce waiting times.
The Oxford Academic Health Science Network has extensive experience in real world evaluation projects, with the aim of gathering enough evidence to create a business case for these innovations.
Partnership between Osler Diagnostics, University of Oxford and the Oxford AHSN secures almost £1 million funding to develop new tests for quicker, cheaper and easier diagnosis of patients with chest pain
Funded by an Innovate UK grant, the Oxford AHSN is working with Osler Diagnostics, a health technology company developing innovative biosensor technology and products. Osler’s main product is a portable, handheld device capable of taking a drop of blood and quickly testing for a panel of biomarkers.
Healthcare tech company’s expansion and Stock Exchange listing enabled by Oxford AHSN expertise
The Oxford-based firm Sensyne Health (formerly Drayson Health) uses artificial intelligence (AI) to develop medicines and aims to improve patient care through the analysis and commercialisation of real-world evidence from large databases of anonymised patient data in collaboration with NHS Trusts.
Innovators make their pitch for investment
Eight start-up companies have done all they can to convince an expert panel that their innovation is...