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The call for the Digital Innovation Hubs is now closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for the Digital Innovation Hubs. We are delighted with the number and quality of submissions and the innovative partnerships proposed in the bids.   We would also like to thank our partners and funders who have supported the process so far.

Next steps:

  • The assessment panel will meet on 16 July
  • Interviews will take place on 1-2 August
  • We expect to announce successful hubs on 12 September

 Further information on the live Gateway MVP Phase 1 development call

Assessment Panel

We are pleased to announce the assessment panel members for the Digital Innovation Hubs will be:

  • Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham (chair)
  • Professor Peter Bradley
  • Sarah Brooke
  • Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak
  • Dr John D. Halamka, M.D.
  • Professor Derek Hill
  • Professor Dame Sue Hill
  • Professor Jackie Hunter
  • John Jeans CBE
  • Dr Dominic King
  • Professor Carole Longson
  • Dr Sam Roberts
  • Dr Andrew Roddam
  • Dr Margaret Rogers
  • Professor Steve Thornton

Download the biographies for the assessment panel

About the Hubs

Initially funded through the UK Research and Innovation Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) investment to kick-start the approach, these Hubs will be formal collaborations between NHS, academic organisations and industry and focused on meeting demonstrable industry needs. Each Hub will be set up to demonstrate and drive the utility of expert health data science, likely based on an area of expertise.  But this is not a research project – Hubs will be expected to provide data, curate the data and offer services for research and innovation.

Digital Innovation Hubs will subscribe to the Alliance’s Terms & Conditions on information governance, ethics, intellectual property rights and commercial models as a data controller, and to the set of services in the Gateway

Over time, the intention is to extend across UK to support complete population coverage of integrated health data and access to health data science.

Supporting information

Digital Innovation Hub Programme Prospectus

Digital Innovation Hub Programme Prospectus Appendix: Principles for Participation