Centre for Health Technology

The University of Plymouth’s Centre for Health Technology brings together digital health and technology expertise from across the University to drive the development, evaluation and implementation of innovative technologies, products, services and approaches to transform health and social care.

Focusing principally on digitally enabled innovations, our researchers work with a network of cross-sector partners, including NHS, industry, health and social care organisations and patient groups, to deliver research and development of international importance, enabled by the unique population and geographical characteristics of the South West region of England.

Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee to speak at Digital Health Society Summit in Finland

Co-ordinator of the Centre for Health Technology and Associate Professor in Digital Health, Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee will discuss the University's expertise and proven track record of delivering health technology projects through a developing ecosystem of healthcare, industry, Government, research and voluntary partners, SWITCH. Launched in July, it is part of the European Connected Health Alliance (ECH Alliance) and linked to the wider Digital Health Ecosystem Network. It seeks to incubate, accelerate, embed and export innovative technology solutions in health and care.

The Digital Health Society Summit, under the patronage of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, is designed to be an open forum for European initiatives and projects on the data-driven transformation of health and social care to build collaborations.

Find out more about SWITCH

Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee (second right) at the SWITCH launch

eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC)

A collaborative, three-year project, EPIC helps grow eHealth businesses and improve health, wellbeing and enhance care quality. Funded by a £2.7 million grant from the European Regional Development (ERDF) and the South West Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), EPIC has established an eHealth ecosystem that connects key sectors in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with research expertise at the University, led by Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee and Professor Ray Jones. The project enables new technological innovations to be created and adopted and so far has successfully awarded 42 grants to businesses for this purpose. Working together with key partners, the project is helping to improve the quality of life and boost wellbeing.

Learn more about EPIC