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Invention for Innovation - Connect Call 5 Stage 2 Minutes

Published

10 January 2022

Version

1.0 - January 2022

Contents

Minutes of the Invention for Innovation (i4i) programme Committee meeting to discuss Stage 2 applications to Call 5 of the i4i Connect programme. 

Date and location 

Meeting held on Wednesday 17 November 2021 via Zoom Virtual Meeting

In attendance

Professor Paul Sibbons (Chair)
Dr Peter Bannister
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

NIHR CCF i4i Secretariat

Professor Mike Lewis (Programme Director)
Dr Ruth Nebauer (Assistant Director)
Dr Andrew Barber
Dr Silvana Cossins
Dr Aayesha Hassan
Ms Ami Hodges
Mrs Paula Milton
Dr Sandra Nwokeoha
Dr Francesca Troiani
Mr Edwin Tucker

Operations Team

Miss Cordelia Davey Wright

Observers

Mr James Lee
Miss Jaimee Kerven
Ms Alicia Cox
Miss Grace O'Toole

Apologies

Dr Ayokunmi (AJ) Ajetunmobi
Dr Elin Haf Davie

Applications assessed at Stage 2

NIHR203817: Delivering at-home access to clinical-standard fertility treatment
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203823: Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring Smart Garment
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject 

NIHR203825: Informatics system for home-based digital gestational diabetes screening
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203838: Mistral: an innovative device for mixing and delivering gas for use in vitreoretinal surgery
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203841: Pre-clinical development of a wound infection sensor
Conflict Committee Member: None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support 

NIHR203843: Digital Histopathology Screening Platform - Transforming Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor Jacky Smith 
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203853: Development of a Rapid Point of Care Test to Identify CYP2C19 Genotype and Inform Antiplatelet Prescribing
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor Jacky Smith
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203855: The development of novel antimicrobial materials for use as additives and/or coatings within medical devices.
Conflict Committee Member:
Dr Peter Bannister
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject 

NIHR203858: Infi-care System - smart textile system for detection, prevention and management of pressure ulcers.
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203866: Zeus Home Trial - Study of transcutaneous electrical stimulation in obstructive sleep apnoea using the ZeusOSA device.
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support 

NIHR203868: Renovite - regenerative nanoclay for wound applications
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203870: Textile electrode cuff to enable FES-assisted walking for users with upper limb impairments
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support 

NIHR203872: Hands free-control of upper arm prostheses using The Earswitch, and translation to functional, active, assistive support (The Earswitch FAAS-brace) for upper-limb weakness post-stroke, cervical spinal cord injury and neuropathies.
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support 

NIHR203876: Post-Operative Ileus Sound-based Evaluation (POISE)
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor Philip Quirke
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203887: Development and validation of prototype to treat chemotherapy induced alopecia
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203888: Remote Monitoring Device for High-Risk Chronic Vascular Patients
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor Philip Quirke
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR203891: Tamer App: An AI-powered pain management app for adolescents with chronic pain
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor Philip Quirke
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203895: Advanced image registration for 1View – An augmented reality software platform for inter-operative guidance during Mechanical Thrombectomy (MT's) procedures - Giving Stroke victims a better chance
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203898: Developing a novel medical device to address chronic severe incontinence in men in order to improve patient care and healthcare outcomes
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203903: Next Generation Antibacterial Medical Devices
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203913: Measuring and releasing stress using a wearable ear piece
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203914: Using Virtual Reality to scale MBCT practices to at risk working groups: A feasibility trial
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203919: Modular, intelligent ventilation and anaesthesia platform for safer patient care
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203927: Accessible Genomics: Clinical evaluation of a novel genomics platform to aid precision diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203929: Smartphone Spirometry Application
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203942: A next-generation cognitive orthotic and neurorehabilitation platform to improve service provision of community neurorehabilitation and provide long-term support to patients and caregivers.
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203944: Passive brain tumour visulisation during surgery using computer vision
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject