Are you a health tech start up focusing on remote monitoring and mental health? Recruitment is now open for a new government programme to help start-ups drive transformation. GovTech venture firm PUBLIC is seeking start-ups for the latest GovStart programme, aimed at using technology to deliver healthcare amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdown demonstrated the need …

by Heather Smith

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £345,000 (including VAT) to develop new solutions using digital technology to provide psychological support. Competition opens: Monday 20 July 2020 Registration closes: Wednesday 9 September 2020 11:00am This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by NHS Scotland. Successful applicants will receive 100% funding and have access to …

by Heather Smith

Introduction Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Positive Pathways programme will award fixed grants of £35,000 for projects developed by and for veterans. Projects should aim to improve veterans’ mental health and wellbeing by getting veterans out and active. You can find out more about the projects awarded in earlier round of this programme …

by Heather Smith

Following on from our Pop-Up Ecosystem on Mental Health – Here is some funding for research into the effects of the #COVID19 pandemic on mental health UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is joining the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to boost its support for research investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental …

by Heather Smith

Researchers in the MARCH network, funded by UK Research and Innovation are exploring the psychological and social experiences of UK adults during the #coronavirus outbreak. Now more than ever, #EveryMindMatters. Get simple tips on mental wellbeing here https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

by Heather Smith

The French Ministry of Economy and Finance, Action and Public Accounts has collaborated with Mirakl to launch a new platform : StopCOVID19.fr The platform allows professionals who are working on the front line to get in touch and place orders of basic necessities directly with producers and distributors who are committed to responding to the …

by Heather Smith

When: 14 May, 16 July and 17 SeptemberWhere: Quaker House, Liverpool Applications are open to a six-month coached programme from our Coaching Academy, focused on supporting individuals who have innovations to improve and support Mental Health in the Workplace. The aim is to enable health and care professionals to improve the quality of care through implementing innovation. …

by Heather Smith

Apps claiming to effectively diagnose and manage mental health disorders are multiplying and their audience is growing, but does the science really support their claims? Findings from a new study in Nature Digital Medicine suggest that users should be cautious. Not only do few of the apps rely on real-world experience in their design, argues the study, …

by Heather Smith