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eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC)
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13/11/2018
When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Where: Atlantic Hotel, 1 Dane Road
Newquay
Cornwall TR7 1EN
United Kingdom

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eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC) is a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary project, funded by a grant of £2.7 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the South West Academic Health Science Network (AHSN).

After 18 months, 63 events, connecting a growing community of people and investment of £300,000 in Cornish eHealth projects it’s a great time to celebrate progress and thank people from across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who have contributed to the EPIC project.

However, as we are always keen to look to the future, this conference will also focus on discussions and actions that can further establish a sustainable eHealth ecosystem in Cornwall.

Damian O’Connor, ECHAlliance will be a keynote speaker at the session “Working together – how that creates a dynamic health ecosystem that is a win for everyone” at  at 11.50 – 12.15 
Then Damian will take part on the panel discussion ‘Building a sustainable eHealth Ecosystem for Cornwall – what’s stopping us?’

Conference highlights include:

  • A session learning from successful eHealth clusters in other parts of the UK
  • How we can create our own eHealth cluster – the next steps
  • Digital innovation matchmaking – a session to link stakeholder project ideas to technology innovators, creating new projects that can access the EPIC Challenge Fund
  • A session on funding for eHealth innovation - for companies, health and social care organisations and collaborations

You are invited to a seminar by Ray Jones, Professor of Health Informatics at the University of Plymouth UK and Director of the eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall (EPIC) project, on Friday 16th November in the Paccar Lecture Theatre from 11.30-12.30, with lunch afterwards in the lounge.

Alongside the seminar Hannah Bradwell will have a collection of companion robotsas part of INTIMACY, and roboticist Gabriel Aguiar Noury from EPIC will also be with us. More information here (https://dublin.sciencegallery.com/events/2018/11/ehealthandcareroboticscornwallpossibilitiescollaboration)

More details about EPIC conference here 

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