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STFC Challenge Led Applied Systems Programme (CLASP) 2017 – Healthcare

Launch event – Friday 22 September 2017
Royal College of Physicians, London, NW1 4LE

Outline application closes at 4pm on Tuesday 7th November 2017

This briefing event was to launch the STFC’s CLASP Healthcare call for 2017. The main purpose of the day was to enable delegates to discover more about the programme including the priority challenge areas set by the healthcare community, to hear from agencies driving the healthcare agenda and to meet with researchers from the STFC community as well as companies and users engaged in developing solutions to tackle healthcare challenges. There was also networking opportunities for potential applicants to meet and share ideas with potential project partners. Up to £2m will be available for this call.

More details of CLASP and this call.

STFC CLASP Healthcare 2017 Priority Areas (PDF 88KB)

Programme and presentations

Time Item Speaker
09:30 – 09:55 Registration and coffee  
09:55 – 10:05 Welcome and introduction (PDF, 766KB) John Lees
University of Leicester and Chair of CLASP Panel
Session 1: Healthcare Challenges from a Users’ Perspective
10:05 – 10:30 Innovation Adoption into the NHS (PDF, 3657KB) Nick Scott-Ram
Oxford Academic Health Science Network
10:30 – 10:50 Reimagining healthcare through digital technologies (PDF, 2337KB) Adrian Smith
10:50 – 11:10 TBC Nick de Pennington
Oxford university Hospital Trust
11:10 – 11:30 Finding New Technology that Engages with Healthcare Professionals (PDF, 1057KB) John Allen
Elekta Ltd
11:30 – 11:50 Multidisciplinary Approaches in Cancer Treatment (PDF, 1909KB) Richard Muscat
Cancer Research UK
Session 2: STFC Capability in Healthcare
11:50 – 12:05 STFC Capability in the National Laboratories Geoff McBride
Head of Horizon Scanning, STFC
12:05 – 12:10 The MTRL – a SPECT/CT Scanner Imaging Research Facility (PDF, 591KB) Ian Lazarus
Group Leader – Nuclear Physics and Detector Systems Group, STFC
12:10 –12:15 Introduction to Harwell Campus Gordon Duncan
Harwell Campus
12:15 – 12:30 STFC Capability in Universities (PDF, 2476KB) Ofer Lahav
University College London
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch, Networking and Collaboration Building  
Session 3: CLASP Healthcare Call and Assessment Criteria
13:30 – 13:50 BIVISTA: Multi-modality Imaging for Improving surgical intervention? (PDF, 717KB) John Lees
University of Leicester
13:50 – 14:10 Key Elements in a Successful MedTech Translational Research and Development Proposal (PDF, 1057KB) Peter Jarritt
NIHR Brain Injury Healthcare Technology Cooperative and sector expert of CLASP Panel
14:10 – 14:25 CLASP Funding Details (PDF, 526KB) Ling Xu
Innovations Programme Manager, STFC
14:25 – 16:00 Coffee, Networking and Collaboration Building  

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