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Artificial Intelligence in Health & Care Award - Competition 3, Phase 2, Stage 1 Minutes

Contents

Minutes of the Artificial Intelligence in Health & Care Award Funding Panel meeting to shortlist Phase 2, Stage 1 applications to Competition 3.

Date and location

Thursday 7 October 2021 via Virtual meeting using Zoom.

In attendance

Funding Panel Members

Mr Mike Garrison (Chair)

Ms Emma Palmer-Foster (Deputy Chair)

AI Programme Management Office

Dr Ruth Nebauer (Assistant Director)

Dr Andrew Barber

Dr Fanny Burrows

Dr Michelle Edye

Dr Ami Hodges

Dr Aayesha Hassan

Dr Caterina Lombardo

Mrs Paula Milton

Dr Ian Newington

Miss Deimante Normantaite

Miss Rhanda Tajdeen

Dr Francesca Troiani

Dr Raffaella Roncone

Dr Xi Ye

Operations Team

Ms Joanna Leppink

Miss Cordelia Davey Wright

Mrs Ludy Hills

Miss Andrea Yanez-Cunnigham

Observers

Mr Tahir Bockarie

Ms Jo Denson

Miss Priya Ramanah

Miss Alexandra Tate-Smith

Miss Charlotte Westbrook

Miss Kayla Vuong

Mr Mohammad Khaksar Ghalati

Mrs Bethany Sharrock

Applications invited to present at Panel Meeting

AI_AWARD02506: A multicentre study comparing the Heart Rate, Blood Pressure and Oxygen Levels Obtained by Video Selfie Using the DocMe™ technology with those obtained by direct measurement in both healthy and hypertensive patients.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02508: AI-enabled transformation of coronary heart disease and stroke care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02509: Long term condition management using AI

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02510: To develop a capacity planning tool (CapacifAI) for use in the homecare sector that uses AI to predict the complex set of demands and ‘what if’ scenarios faced by homecare providers trying to predict the reductions, increases and plateaus in service provision for a geographical region and by specialism.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02511: The clinical evaluation of the Strannik technology

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02513: Clinical Evaluation of an AI-enabled Hip Fracture Diagnostic Tool

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02515: Wound Image Tissue Segmentation

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02516: e-PE: An artificial intelligence tool to improve identification and risk assessment for patients with acute pulmonary embolism

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02518: SPRYT - Solving the patient no-show problem

Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02520: Non-contact monitoring for neonates in intensive care

Conflicts: None
Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02521: The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to allow prescribing of the oral contraceptive pill without the need for attendance with a General Practitioner (GP).

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02523: A blended human-AI therapy model for patients with moderate to severe mental health conditions

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02526: The impact of an artificial intelligence patient engagement system for monitoring and self-management of non-motor symptoms in people with Parkinson’s

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02530: Automated brain image analysis for timely and equitable dementia diagnosis

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02531: Improving blood pressure control through automated precision dosing enabled through machine learning

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02532:Trustworthy AI-Enabled Automated Facial Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02533: SYNE-CHF: AI-driven real-time prediction of readmission in congestive heart failure. 

Conflicts: Emma Palmer-Foster left the room

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02536: Creating an intelligent, patient-centred "ward at home" to avoid hospitalisation and facilitate early discharge

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02537: SHERLoC: Searching for HiddEn comoRbidities during Lung Cancer screening

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02538: Artificial Intelligence Facilitated Clinical Handover: A Natural Language Generation Tool to Improve the Safety, Efficiency, Effectiveness and Satisfaction of Consultant Physician Handovers

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02539: A home-testing solution for glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) to aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes to reduce the onset of long-term diabetic complications, and reduce footfall for healthcare providers.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02542: Automated Sarcometry with Perioperative Computed Tomography for deep learning in personalised risk prediction for major surgery: ASPECT project

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02543: CareAnalytics - AI enhanced decision making in social care planning and delivery

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02544: Optivia: Perioperative Triage, Patient Engagement and Clinical Decision Support System

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02549: Developing Artificial Intelligence Solutions to Improve Diagnosis and Risk Stratification in Acute Pulmonary Embolism and Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02550: BioSpy™: an AI system for histopathological diagnosis of small intestinal biopsies - from prototype to clinical evaluation.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02554: Development and clinical evaluation of the N-Tidal and its artificial intelligence platform for early detection and prevention of exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02556: Developing an Artificial Intelligence Augmented Diagnostic MRI-based Strategy for Patients with Suspected Occult Scaphoid Fractures of the Wrist (AID-Wrist)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02557: Remote monitoring of patient range and quality of movement using AI pose estimation

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02560: Phio Access Plus: developing and clinically evaluating an innovative, safe, and effective interoperable musculoskeletal (MSK) AI triage and diagnostics system to reduce MSK waiting lists and improve patient care.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02562: Early Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis in the Frontline Rheumatology Clinic

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02563: Fraxpert: Evaluating an AI-supported system in detection of adult limb fractures by Emergency Medicine doctors and Radiologists

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02564: Malue: Medical Product and Service Review Platform - AI Implementation

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject 

 

AI_AWARD02565: An AI-based triage system for superficial wounds employing ML image classification to streamline Emergency Department attendances

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02566: Mentispace - Saving NHS resources whilst solving the citizens needs - fastAn AI powered app to solve the challenge of getting people in need of mental health support to build a community of specific support to their needs and deliver a platform with a quick pathway to an appropriate solution - without burdening the NHS.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02567: Supporting self-management of respiratory illness and improvement of inhaler techniques using AI (AIM)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02568: AIR-Walker - Artificial Intelligence in Rehabilitation

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02569: Pressure ulcer prevention using computer vision

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02571: CodeRhythm - AI software for predicting and preventing cardiac arrest in hospitals

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02572: Automated classification and degree of coronary artery stenosis form Computed Tomography Coronary Angiogram using high sensitivity AI based Deep Learning Algorithms.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02574: Delivering the 72 hour cancer genome in clinical practice using machine learning with nanopore sequencing

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02575: A.Consult, a smart clinical consultation platform using augmented reality and thermal imaging to deliver realtime AI enabled specialist supervision

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02576: Using personalised AI nudges to improve problematic eating behaviours in people with weight disorders, and disordered eating tendencies (PAIGE)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02577: Automated Coronary Heart Disease diagnosis aid

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02578: Artificial Intelligence Based Intervention and Healthcare Ecosystem for Dementia

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2


AI_AWARD02581: Favom Maternity is an AI driven software supporting improvement of maternity outcomes. This includes improved estimation accuracy, driving more efficient resource allocation, and more informed clinical decision making.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02582: AI-derived Parkinson’s Disease stratification tool to improve patient prognosis, identify personalised treatments, and enable enhanced cohort selection for running more effective drug clinical trials.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02583: Veye CAC: Automatic AI detection, quantification and risk scoring of coronary artery calcification on chest CT scans

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02585: Development and evaluation of an AI-based blood-borne virus risk prediction system in primary care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02587: Artificial Intelligence Monitor for care Management Support (AIMMS): The use of Artificial Intelligence as an enabler to retain care and support staff in Care Quality Commision registered services.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02588: Limbic: AI-Enabled Triage for Mental Healthcare

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02589: Clinical Impact and Effectiveness of Metadvice's AI-enabled decision support system in primary care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02592: Development and Evaluation of a Fully Integrated, Low-cost Artificial Intelligence System for Point-of-care Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02593: LISA Clinical Suite: A revolutionary AI-driven solution for transforming diagnosis, treatment and recovery in the NHS and beyond

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02595: AI-enabled point-of-care technology for radiotherapy planning peer review

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02596: Integrated fall prevention and detection system powered by Cognitive AI – AI Nexus Healthcare Limited

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02598: Stratifying Risk of Glaucoma Progression – An Eye to the Future

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02600: Predictive modelling of bed occupancy – Developing an AI tool to optimise patient flow in a paediatric Hospital

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02603: Anexa: AI-enabled Nursing Learning Experience Platform

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02604: Digitally integrated, inclusive and personalised care solutions leveraging AI-ML assistive technology for cancer survivors and carers wellbeing reducing stress on the clinicians essentially optimising cost of care.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02605: Dynamic Risk Stratification of Surgical outcomes using patient led data and AI

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02606: A type 2 hybrid implementation-efficacy, before-after study of the HAVEN early warning system to identify deteriorating patients in hospital: the iHAVEN (“implement HAVEN”) study

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02609: Assessing the effectiveness, economic impact and acceptability of a deep learning system (OptoMize AI Autograder) for the national Diabetic Retinopathy screening programme (AiDria)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02610: Stereological-based machine-learning solution for quantitative sperm sample analysis as a first stage of fertility treatment.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02611: AI for home ventilation

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02612: Fully automated detection and quantification of myocardial infarction on MRI.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02613: Clinical Evaluation of an AI Based Assistive Tool for Polyp Report Generation Within the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02614: Dynamic Resource Planning Using Probabilistic Forecasting & Queueing Models In Urgent, Emergency, and Acute Trusts

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02616: Diabeats (TM) - An intelligent type 2 diabetes buddy aiding in sustainable adherence to a compliant lifestyle habits

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02617: AI based intelligent dynamic workforce management and scheduling for NHS systems and providers

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02618: Algorithms to make spirometry, FeNO, and impulse oscillometry suitable for preventative management of unstable chronic respiratory disease

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02619: Artificial Intelligence to improve seizure detection and analysis using Nelli®

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02620: The application of a unique digital solution to improve acute oncology patient outcomes and experience

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02622: FloBot: an intelligent robot for assisting nurses with patient-centred tasks on hospital wards.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02624: Quantitative intraoperative perfusion assessment for colorectal surgery

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02625: NACT-TRIP: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Treatment Response and Clinical Outcome Prediction in Breast Cancer using MRI and Genomic Profiling

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02626: DeLECarD: Deep Learning Enhanced Care for ocular Disorders

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02627: Can AI triage critical care in pandemic as effectively as clinical assessment alone?

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02628: MediShout: Using AI to predict and prevent operational and system inefficiencies in NHS hospital

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02629: Augmented Reality Cranial system (ARC) by NeuroNav

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02630: An AI system for ocular neurodegeneration surveillance of the entire population at risk

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02631: An AI solution to deliver a tailored set of metrics quantifying care dependency trends per service user. It is an adaptive model, which learns and refines those indicators over time.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02632: Unforged - AI for adolescent mental health and empowerment.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02633: Project AINOVA - Artificial Intelligence in NOvel Vascular Analysis

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02634: Creation of a dermatology AI ecosystem based-upon large scale, real-world clinical data

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02635: Machine learning for AI-driven triage with acute and historic healthcare data for musculoskeletal redirection, mental health management and primary care.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02636: TrueBlue II: using AI for the early detection of depression and anxiety during pregnancy and improving mental health and wellbeing for pregnant women

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02638: Unique sub-surface assessment of pigmented lesions using DermoSight AI for improving earlier diagnosis of skin cancer in primary care

 

Conflicts: None
Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02639: AI-Controlled Treatment & Imaging Of Nonmelanoma (ACTION)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02640: Machine learning techniques for selecting high-risk patients for lung cancer screening using electronic health records

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02643: Colorectal polyp detection and colonic mucosal mapping during colonoscopy using deep learning.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02645: DECancer - Development and evaluation of a low cost, highly accurate proteomics-AI platform for the detection of early-stage and recurrent Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02646: PREdicting Meaningful Outcomes from Natural-language Interactions in Therapy Recordings (PREMONITR)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02647: Clinical Development and Evaluation of PD Track - an AI-powered, Mechanomyography (MMG) Sensor Platform supporting symptomatic treatment titration for Parkinson's

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02648: Artificial intelligence enabled decision support system for early and accurate diagnosis of heart failure in primary and secondary care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02649: PreSize Vascular - AI-powered decision support to improve minimally invasive aortic repairs

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02652: Embedding and deploying rapid, unbiased knowledge-based digital screening in clinical genomic pathways to automate molecular diagnostic uplift.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02654: Self-Management and Diagnostic Support for Crohn's Disease using AI-Guided Self-Administered Ultrasound Scans At Home: Demonstrating Potential for Improved Clinical Outcomes and Operational Efficiency

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02655: Developing an AI tool to identify those patients with abnormal bile ducts at higher risk of injury during gall bladder surgery

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02656: Development of AI algorithms to detect and classify breast cancers and contribute to personalised risk of cancer occurrence, from the data rich output of a novel radio-wave technology.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02657: LOCATEME - Leveraging Opportunities in Care using Asset Tracking for Essential Medical Equipment

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02661: Artificial Intelligence for Improved Prenatal Diagnosis

Conflicts: None

Outcome:Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02665: Unified Quantitative System for AI-Driven Diagnostics in Lung Cancer (UNIQUES4AID)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02668: Medwise.ai - a natural-language question-answering AI platform that support the NHS workforce to find and apply local and national best practice at the point of care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02669: An AI automated one shop platform to predict temporary and permanent vacancies and automatically fill them via a smart matching system

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02670: Smart Rostering for NHS Doctors in Training

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02671: AI to support the automated processing of health information queries in the ORB app

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02673: Accelerating NHS elective backlog recovery and reducing inequalities in elective service by simulating care pathways

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02674: Artificial Intelligence solution to provide automated feedback on inhaler technique and adherence in children with asthma.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject


AI_AWARD02675: AI Long-Term Stay Scoring: Standardised, Equitable, and Accurate Risk Stratification to Detect Long-Term Hospital Stayers

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02677: Reducing report turnaround times for chest x-rays using deep image ranking

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02678: Safe Social Care AI

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02680: Clinical Evaluation of qCT-Lung for improving diagnostic efficiency and supporting early detection of Lung Cancer

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02681: Improving access to healthcare by predicting non-attendance and understanding, measuring and improving engagement in healthcare

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02683: EArly CacHexia Identification and Prevention (EACHIP) - Identifying patients with Lung or Pancreatic Cancer at risk of cachexia by applying novel AI on primary and secondary care data

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02684: PREVENTable: Automated Identification, Risk Assessment and Prevention in Primary Care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02685: Development of an Innovative AI based Medical Report Generation Tool (MRGT)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02686: SnoRelief is a sound classification algorithm to detect and classify snoring sounds and sleep apnoea

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02687: HARMONY: Harnessing the Power of AI for the Development of Covid-19 Clinical Decision Support Management and Monitoring System

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02688: COBIx: Multi-site validation of automated AI tool for screening of large bowel endoscopic biopsy slides

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Invited to Stage 2

 

AI_AWARD02689: Lungy: Development of a responsive smartphone application to monitor and improve breathing function & mental well being with generative audio and visual feedback

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02690: ALMA (Automated Lesion Management with AI)

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject


AI_AWARD02691: HistoNav: a deep learning derived digital pathology analytical software tool to predict risk of recurrence of stage II/IIIa colorectal cancer and guide adjuvant therapy

Conflicts: Emma Palmer-Foster

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02693: Prototype development of an image diagnostic support tool to improve lesion detection and identify subtle growth changes, potentially reducing radiological misses and improve patient experience.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02694: Identifying Crohn’s disease patients at high risk of complications and non-responsiveness to anti-tumour necrosis factor therapies, through extraction of clinical features from hospital data by unsupervised AI and predictive modelling

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02695: Using machine learning to improve the quality of asthma care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02696: The Tribe Project: Our mission is to identify and directly address social care inequality through an AI centred approach to workforce development.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02698: Habita: An AI-powered Wellness & Social Connectivity Platform Designed to Improve Physical and Mental Wellbeing of the Vulnerable and Elderly

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02699: C-Screen: AI-driven platform to identify, automate and personalise bowel, breast and cervical cancer screening in primary care

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02700: Developing, testing and validating integrated patient facing digital plans of self-care and support for people with MLTC-Ms, using clinical crowd sourced machine learning recommendation models to support personalised self-care for patients from different ethnic backgrounds

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02701: ViewFinder for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02704: Real-time Natural Language Processing algorithm application to audio data capture from remote genetics consultations to generate ‘smart’ documents that improve EHR record-keeping, patient information and experience and diagnostic testing accuracy.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject

 

AI_AWARD02705: Deploy an AI-assisted digital assistant securely accessed from any Microsoft Teams NHS account, providing a single interface for workers to message the NHS App API and interact with multiple EPRs.

Conflicts: None

Outcome: Reject