Health technology projects
Centre for Health Technology
eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC)
EPIC focuses on strengthening the digital health ecosystem in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, by supporting development-led growth in enterprises, whilst closely working with health and care users, workers, and commissioners.
RadioMe is a £2.7 million project that will use artificial intelligence to adapt and personalise live radio, with the aim of transforming the lives of people living alone with dementia.
Movecare: Multiple-actors Virtual Empathic Caregivers for the Elderly
This Horizon 2020 funded project was co-ordinated in Milan with the University of Plymouth's Centre for Health Technology leading a €440,000 strand on social interaction, supporting independent living through the use of robotic companions.
Centre for Health Technology Pop-up
The pop-up was based in The Plot, Stonehouse, Plymouth and aimed to address local health inequalities and social deprivation using digital technology and eHealth solutions.
Healthy Ageing through Innovation in Rural Europe (HAIRE)
HAIRE is a £4.5 million project that works across eight rural communities – two in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and the UK (Feock in Cornwall and Rother in East Sussex) to improve health and care quality and help to create an economy of wellbeing.
Remote-by-Default Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic
The ‘Remote by Default’ Covid-19 project, funded through the ESRC, is examining digital communications between patients and primary care practices.
Artificial intelligence, in the form of conversational agents, presents a possible opportunity to enable efficiencies in the delivery of care.
Generating Older Active Lives Digitally (GOALD)
The GOALD project uses intergenerational groups to examine how to design and deliver digital resources to provide and engage older people in structured activity programmes with the aim of improving their health and wellbeing.
Real world testing of AI mental health app Wysa
Examining the use of the digital health app Wysa on patients’ symptoms of anxiety and depression during the referral process for standard UK mental health services.
Automated identification of cancer patients via deep phenotyping
Using AI technologies including machine learning, deep learning and natural language processing to extract clinically meaningful information from patients’ notes and electronic health records.
Childbearing women with epilepsy engaging with digital health technology
Investigating how digital technologies might be used to improve the wellbeing of expectant mothers who suffer from epilepsy seizures.
Enhancing the safe and effective use of medications
Using AI technologies to enable the safe and effective use of medications for the best possible outcomes in patients.
Identifying determinants of health inequality
Developing data-driven solutions to identify the interactions between factors that contribute to individual and population-level health outcomes.
New app designed to help manage Parkinson’s disease non-motor symptoms
People with Parkinson’s and their carers, could soon be able to use their mobile phones to remotely monitor and manage their non-motor symptoms.
Intergenerational Codesign of Novel technologies In Coastal communitites (ICONIC)
Aiming to improve digital inclusion for both groups and help them to connect to their communities and digital activity.
The NHSx Digital Health Partnership Award
Finding ways to provide more efficient, effective and scalable support for Parkinson's.
Can AI bring a better prediction of responses to chemotherapy in breast cancer?
This project will use artificial intelligence techniques with ctDNA and clinical data sets to build data-driven models which predict subclone evolution and therefore a patient’s response to chemotherapy.
Can outcomes for children with asthma be improved by enhancing integrated care with technology?
Testing the new digital pathway approach, alongside two home-based apps, which help children and their carers take better care of their asthma between doctor visits and to improve asthma care so that children can avoid needing emergency treatment.
An investigation into the therapeutic potential of virtual natural environments for chronic low back pain
Exploring how different levels of fascination within a virtual natural environment impacts different pain and pain related outcomes in participants.
Acutely Sick Kid Safety Netting Interventions for Families (ASK SNIFF): A collaborative co-design research programme.
LGBTQ+ young peoples’ experiences online, a survey
Research exploring LGBTQ+ young peoples’ daily experiences online