UKRI/EPSRC invests £16.5 million to fund five new Digital Health Hubs

Dec 1, 2023 | News

UKRI/EPSRC have invested £16.5 million to support five new digital health hubs across England that will drive the development of innovative digital technologies for healthcare.

They will promote knowledge and skills sharing across healthcare, academia and business, and drive innovation in digital health.

The hubs will be led by the universities of:

  • Bristol
  • Newcastle
  • Sheffield
  • University College London
  • King’s College London

The hubs will focus on five key healthcare challenges:

  • antimicrobial resistance
  • health and care outside hospital and disease prediction, diagnosis and intervention
  • tackling health inequalities by developing digital healthcare technologies to the point of use in the NHS
  • addressing the unmet health needs of underserved communities, and digital exclusion
  • development of digital technologies such as symptom tracking apps or wearable devices to improve health

Read more on the UKRI website