Horizon scanning research

Research is an important addition to the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre’sobjectives as it allows the horizon scanning team to better understand the components of, and methods used in horizon scanning and early awareness and alert activities, and to learn more about predicting diffusion and impact.

The NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre has completed research or has research in progress in a number of research themes:

  • Development, marketing, diffusion and impact of new and emerging health technologies
  • Evaluation of development of early awareness and alert system processes, methods and output
  • Investigating future horizons and changing patterns of care
  • International work (in collaboration with the EuroScan network)
Brain scans