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Scotland’s Invent Calendar

Scotland’s Invent Calendar

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The people behind ‘Scotland is Now‘, the campaign showcasing the the benefits of living, working, studying or doing business in  Scotland, are introducing something a little different for the festive season. Each day throughout December, the site will share a different modern Scottish innovation. Forget about your traditional advent calendar, in…

Innovation centres kick off FUTUREquipped programme

Thursday, 5th July 2018
Innovation Centres Scotland Team

Programme will pilot innovation strategy for colleges and key industries in Scotland

Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI)

Wednesday, 28th June 2017
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Realising Scotland’s digital ambitions in health & social care The Digital Health & Care Institute facilitates the co-creation, validation and adoption of new care models supported by digital technologies.

Independent Review of Innovation Centres Programme

Monday, 24th October 2016

Innovation centres created by the Scottish Funding Council are safely on track to deliver economic benefit by driving collaboration between business and universities, a new report shows.


Friday, 14th October 2016
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In the current era of digital and technological innovation, new technologies seem to appear every day. However, in the crowded market of smart phones, tablets, gaming applications and consoles fantastic, innovative and practical products and services can be lost in the noise.

Inspiring innovation in Scotland – confidence will be the key

Tuesday, 16th August 2016
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Ian Reid, Chief Executive of CENSIS talks about the state of innovation in Scotland after a debate with TEDx Glasgow 2016 delegates.

The Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) The Glasgow School of Art and help promote breastfeeding

Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
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Visits to Elgin businesses for World Breastfeeding Week follow DHI’s Experience Lab workshops with medical professionals, new mothers and senior school pupils.

Andy Murray turns focus to global health as he becomes an ambassador for Scotland’s Digital Health & Care Institute

Wednesday, 20th July 2016
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International tennis superstar Andy Murray has teamed up with one of Scotland’s leading innovation centres to highlight the potential of technology to provide more efficient and effective health and care services in the UK and across the world.

The Digital Health & Care Institute is participating in TITTAN, a European project to foster innovation in the Health Sector

Friday, 10th June 2016
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Active and Healthy Aging are a common challenge through Europe, and within TITTAN, 7 European regions have come together to improve the quality and performance of their Regional Health Care Systems through knowledge exchange and innovation.

Wearables Blog part 12: Alternative Digital Wellness Services

Monday, 23rd May 2016
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Part 12 of DHI’s wearables blog series exploring what impact wearable technology has within healthcare.

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