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Invention for Innovation - Connect Call 4 Stage 2 Minutes

Contents

Date and location

Held on Wednesday 18th November 2020 via online virtual meeting

In attendance

Committee

Professor Paul Sibbons (Chair)
Dr Ayokunmi Ajetunmobi
Dr Peter Bannister CEng FIET
Dr Anna Barnes
Dr David Brownlee
Professor Sanjukta Deb
Miss Rosie Forder
Dr Nasir Hannan
Mr Michael King
Professor Nick Lemoine
Professor Philip Quirke
Mr Danny Roberts
Mr Tim Robinson
Professor Jacky Smith
Dr Gary Thorpe 

Secretariat

Mr Martin Hunt (Programme Director)
Mr Ben Patient (Director of Innovations)
Dr Ruth Nebauer (Assistant Director)
Dr Diana Alexieva
Dr Andrew Barber
Dr Fanny Burrows
Dr Sultana Choudhry
Dr Michelle Edye
Dr Samantha Gan
Dr Aayesha Hassan
Dr Caterina Lombardo
Mrs Paula Milton
Dr Ian Newington
Ms Deimante Normantaite
Dr Sandra Nwokeoha
Dr Raffaella Roncone
Dr Rhanda Tajdeen
Mr Edwin Tucker 

Apologies

Dr Elin Haf Davies

Operations Team 

Mrs Samantha Wade
Mr Bryan Dar
Miss Cordelia Davey Wright

Observers

Dr Danny Bosch
Mr Andreas Rossos
Dr Xi Ye

Applications assessed

Stage 2

NIHR202601: Intelligent Home Screening to Reduce Time to OSA Treatment and Avoid Unnecessary OSA Testing
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202594: ChronReg: A feasibility study for a new digital biofeedback intervention for improving emotion self-regulation in young people with long-term chronic health conditions
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support 

NIHR202574: A precision surgical handle system adapted for brain aneurysm clipping
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202572: Patient-specific brain tumour margin visualisation during surgery
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202564: Breast Cancer Imaging – Breast Landmark & Antenna Value Engineering
Conflict Committee Member: Mr Michael King, Dr Peter Banister
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202561: eScent: Wearable Biofeedback Loop Scent Intervention and Adaptive System to Help Manage Anxiety Disorders
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202556: Virtual Reality Hand Therapy Solutions
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202548: OrthoSense - Improving the diagnosis and treatment of MSK conditions using low cost sensors and smart analytics
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202547: Integrated Care for Cervical Spinal Cord Injury Using Virtual Telerehabilitation Technology
Conflict Committee Member: Professor Philip Quirke
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202541: Cardiac Tamponade and Output Monitoring Device; PerDeCT (Pericardial Device to monitor Cardiac output and diagnose Tamponade) for cardiac surgery
Conflict Committee Member: Dr Gary Thorpe
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202539: A smart wearable technology for people with Parkinson's
Conflict Committee Member: Dr Ayokunmi Ajetunmobi
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202538: Instrument-free prediction of cancer biomarkers
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202537: De-coding chronic stress and treating using ear based vagus nerve stimulation
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject 

NIHR202534: Phio AI Triage: a revolutionary AI-assisted musculoskeletal triage and diagnostic solution, putting an expert physiotherapist in every patient's pocket, that could reduce the number of GP/FCP appointments by 10%
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202533: A PCR blood test for the diagnosis of sporadic Alzheimer’s disease
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202531: Non-invasive Diagnosis and Monitoring of Gestational Diabetes
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202530: A Virtual Reality System for Eating Disorders
Conflict Committee Member: Mr Tim Robinson
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR202526: Tutti Toot Trumpet
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202523: GlycoScore: Superior prostate cancer diagnostics using a simple blood test
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202460: Revolutionary Sensor For Detecting Faecal Incontinence
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202513: MuscleVision: Machine learning to automate sarcopenia detection
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject 

NIHR202509: Earswitch: a new human:computer interface for augmentative and alternative communication.
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202506: Development of Micro Organ Matrix (MOM) to support the viability and function of insulin secreting beta cells - Regulatory support
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202504: Human Factors and Design Finalisation for a Bladder Drug Delivery Device.
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR202520: User needs analysis and technical de-risking of personalised potassium monitoring
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support