TheHill is Oxford’s digital transformation catalyst for health, set up to help clinicians to convey their needs and start-ups to acquire expert clinical connections. The network prides itself on supporting healthcare providers in getting innovative products to where they can help the most. TechTribe Oxford looks at some of those finding ways to meet the demands of Covid-19.read more...
The Oxford Vaccine Group, working with the Jenner Institute on the Covid-19 trials, is using laundry services by Oxwash, the eco-friendly start-up.
Starting on 23 April, over a thousand volunteers will receive a Covid-19 candidate vaccine in trials led by Prof Sarah Gilbert at Oxford's Jenner Institute.
Healthcare workers are not in it for the money, nor because it is safest. Nye Health's comms solutions enable care to continue remotely through the crisis.
Oxford-based Perspectum's £29 million ($36 million) funding round enables the firm to expand commercialisation of LiverMultiScan, its non-invasive technology for the detection of chronic liver diseases, growing in prevalence worldwide. The company says its plans can move forward despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
A machine learning model based on visualising data could help medical professionals identify coronavirus cases, differentiate them from other lung conditions and help to predict potential outcomes for patients.
More than 20 departments and over 500 researchers from the University are engaged in projects aimed at understanding and dealing with the Covid-19 coronavirus. Work on a wide range of activities is benefitting from £20m of government funding.
Scientists from Oxford University have developed a rapid test for COVID-19 that is three times faster than previous techniques.
Life science teams at the Oxfordshire-based Diamond Light Sources synchrotron facility are ‘working around the clock’, carrying out measurements to help international efforts to tackle COVID-19.
Research started in Oxford University’s chemistry laboratories has evolved into a biophysical discovery platform that delivers high-resolution data to aid the discovery of therapeutics for patients suffering from immunological and genetic disorders
Matthew Cobb’s book charts the history of efforts to understand the brain and brings us up to date with the latest developments in neuroscience.
The OxVent ventilator for Covid-19 patients, developed in just two weeks in March by engineers and medics in Oxford and London, is being tested for safety and usability at the Smith+Nephew medical manufacturing facility in Hull.
Oxford biotech company e-therapeutics is offering its powerful network-biology-and AI-based drug discovery platform to help tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
Researchers in Oxford and Zurich have used artificial intelligence (AI) and computer visualisation technology to detect changes in colon cancer cells that could be connected to the ‘expression’ of some smell-sensing genes.
Using its proprietary tech, a biotech company has discovered antibodies leading to the development of drug discovery programmes in kidney disease and cancer.
TheHill is a digital health innovation community, a cluster, network and incubator/accelerator programme working in Oxford with NHS Trusts, universities, digital developers, innovators and investors to catalyse commercial and impactful technological solutions in healthcare.
Lie machines: misinformation in a Post-COVID world In the age of Covid-19, the lie machine is working to undermine trust in institutions like the World Health Organisation. Professor Phil Howard, author of Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives and Nicola Aitken, Full Fact policy manager, discuss the implications of lie machines and how we can utilise them or shut them down. Hosted by Oxford Martin School. 5pm. Book here
STEM Advisers Hub and Oxford Science & Technology Network This regular group is for anyone working in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, manufacturing or medical sectors. Regular, friendly meetings provide connections, referrals and support. 1 to 2.30pm, online. Register here.
Smart Local Energy Systems: social, technical and operational aspects Sarah Darby, Scot Wheeler and Stevie Adams talk about their ongoing work in Project Local Energy Oxfordshire (LEO), one of the most ambitious, wide-ranging, innovative, and holistic smart grid trials ever conducted in the UK. The discussion chaired by Helen Gavin will cover the issues Project LEO is designed to address, technological advances in balancing energy supply and demand, and how it can improve understanding of opportunities for smart, secure and flexible energy networks. Hosted by Oxford University’s Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy. 11am online. Book here