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How academic research and industry innovation can be integrated to create an innovation pipeline that matches health system needs

The HSR UK conference is being held between 1-3 July 2020

Chair: Professor Gary A Ford, CBE, FMedSci, Vice Chair AHSN Network; CEO, Oxford Academic Health Science Network; Consultant Physician, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Oxford


Professor Eileen Kaner – Director, NIHR ARC North East and North Cumbria
Professor Mike Roberts – Managing Director, UCLPartners Academic Health Science System

Session summary

The AHSN Network explores its work with STPs/ICSs to understand NHS priorities for health and care innovation and how collaboration with research partners including new Applied Research Collaboratives (ARCs) and Academic Health Science Centres (AHSCs) are responding to these needs. Speakers will focus on addressing the four priority areas which emerged from the 2019 national research and innovation needs survey commissioned by the AHSN Network: workforce challenges, mental health, multimorbidity and use of digital technologies and artificial intelligence.