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Invention for Innovation Connect Call 3 Stage 2 Minutes

 

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i4i Call 3 for Connect Funding Committee

 

Minutes of the competition Connect 3 Stage 2 Funding Committee Meeting held on 06/11/2019 at LGC Ltd, Grange House, 15 Church Street, Twickenham TW1 3NL

 

In attendance:

 

Connect Funding Committee Members

NIHR CCF i4i Secretariat

Professor Paul Sibbons (Chair)

Mr Martin Hunt (Programme Director)

Dr Gary Thorpe

Mr Ben Patient (Director of Innovations)

Dr Ayokunmi Ajetunmobi

Dr Ruth Nebauer (Assistant Director)

Dr Peter Bannister

Dr Andrew Barber

Dr Anna Barnes

Dr Emma Blamont

Dr David Brownlee

Mr Freddy Guenemi

Dr Elin Haf Davies

Dr Chris Hill

Professor Sanjukta Deb

Dr Katherine Horner

Miss Rosie Forder

Mr Thomas Hutchinson

Dr Nasir Hannan

Dr Caterina Lombardo

Mr Michael King

Mrs Paula Milton

Professor Philip Quirke

Dr Ian Newington

Mr Danny Roberts

Dr Sandra Nwokeoha

Mr Tim Robinson

Mr Edwin Tucker

Professor Jacky Smith

Dr Fanny Burrows

Apologies

Dr Raffaella Roncone

Professor Nick Lemoine

Operations Team

 

Mr Bryan Dar

 

Miss Aisha Wamala

Observers

 

Ms Becky Rainford

 

Mrs Janet Champion

 

Applications assessed at Stage 2

  • NIHR201250: FastWCE: Computer vision for the automated assessment of Crohn's Disease severity in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Sanjukta Deb, Dr Anna Barnes

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201253: SurePulse - heart rate monitoring for newborn babies

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Jacky Smith, Mr Tim Robinson, Dr Ayokunmi Ajetunmobi

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201270: Development of Clinical Prototype Novel Dry Powder Inhaler Device

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Jacky Smith, Mr Tim Robinson, Dr Ayokunmi Ajetunmobi

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201271: Self-management: A mixed-methods study of Young Peoples', parents’, and healthcare professionals’ views on the current DigiBete type 1 diabetes web-platform and App and proposed Artificial Intelligence-enabled Virtual Diabetes Clinic system

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Philip Quirke

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201295: Enhancement of rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing through system automation

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201273: Decision support system for minimally invasive cerebral stenting surgeries

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201283: Mental health therapy Provision, Research & Outcomes via Virtual Environments (IMPROVE)

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201290: Improving Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Processing for the Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease using Machine Learning

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Dr Anna Barnes

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201285: IoT Automated Quantification of Muscular Rigidity and Underlying Neural Signals in Parkinson’s Disease(PD)

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201242: Clinical verification study for further development of a real-time, remote and wearable hydration monitoring system

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Jacky Smith

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201181: ViscoTurf - Preventing secondary diabetic foot ulceration

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding 

 

  • NIHR201204: Enhancing Children's mental resilience through Embers the Digital Dragon

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201213: Wearable Brain Function Monitor

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201214: BioPhotonics for Medical Devices

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201203: The Development of Exergaming for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Philip Quirke

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201183: Ambra1 STRatification of HPV positive Oropharyngeal Squamous cell carcinoma for DE- escalation Treatment regimens (ASTRO-DET)

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201230: Developing an innovative implanted resection cavity electrotherapy device for the treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Jaclyn Smith

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201254: Prostate Liquid Biopsy Test for Risk Stratification of Prostate Cancer, preparation for CE marking

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201282: Further development of and evidence generation for a precision dosing tool for optimising chemotherapy dosing in advanced prostate cancer

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201281: Transforming management of advanced prostate cancer: Increasing clinical productivity and capacity and empowering men through digital health

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Philip Quirke

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201265: Establishing the efficacy of smart glasses for patients with central vision loss

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201292: NeuroPlatform: A novel digital therapy platform aiding the transition from NHS to home for stroke survivors by making rehabilitation enjoyable and affordable

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201184: Neuroimaging headband design and build: low-cost, non-invasive, portable medical device for determination of personalised dementia risk

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201217: Enable patients to become players with Playphysio

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Recommended for funding

 

  • NIHR201246: Personalised digital therapy and self-care support for the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Zemedy

Conflict Funding Committee Member: Professor Jacky Smith

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201260: Physio Exerciser Smartphone App for enhanced patient rehabilitation following musculoskeletal injury

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected

 

  • NIHR201190: Bridgit home support and integrated social care provision

Conflict Funding Committee Member: None

Funding Committee recommendation: Rejected