Digital Innovation Hubs

—–Enabling research and innovation that will have a long-lasting impact on improving the health of the public

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Health Data Research UK

—– Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is the national Institute for data science in healthcare.

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Our mission

—–To make game-changing improvements in the health of patients and populations through research and innovation

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Research partners

—–Our UK team of experts develops and applies cutting-edge data science approaches to health data to address the most pressing health research challenges facing the public.

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Health Data Research UK

By harnessing health and biomedical data in the UK, Health Data Research UK will develop and apply cutting edge data science approaches in order to address the most pressing health research challenges facing the public.

Health Data Research UK is a joint investment led by the Medical Research Council, together with the National Institute for Health Research (England), the Chief Scientist Office (Scotland), Health and Care Research Wales, Health and Social Care Research and Development Division (Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the British Heart Foundation and Wellcome.

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News

£3M competition launches for projects that demonstrate responsible use of health data for research and innovation
Today Health Data Research UK has announced a £3M funding competition for projects that will inform and shape the design and specification of the Digital Innovation Hub Programme: a UK-wide infrastructure for health data research and innovation. Between six to eight ‘Sprint Exemplar Innovation Projects’ made up of academic, NHS and indus...
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Caroline Cake to join Health Data Research UK as Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director
Health Data Research UK has appointed Caroline Cake as Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director following a search that attracted significant interest from an international field of candidates. Caroline joins Health Data Research UK on 8 October 2018 to direct and lead the strategic implementation and operational delivery of the Institute’...
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Health Data Research UK is funded by

Medical Research Council
British Heart Foundation
Chief Scientist Office
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Economic & Social Research Council
Health and Care Research Wales
Public Health Agency
National Institute for Health Research
Wellcome
Medical Research Council
British Heart Foundation
Chief Scientist Office
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Economic & Social Research Council
Health and Care Research Wales
Public Health Agency
National Institute for Health Research
Wellcome
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