SymlConnect were pleased to collaborate with ASTUTE in the development of Syml_Beat+. ASTUTE helped SymlConnect to move forward by devising the neccessary steps to go from a noisy fetal doppler signal to relevant beats-per-minute values. These steps allowed SymlConnect to polish the application and move a step closer to the pilot stage. ASTUTE have completed a case study which can be found here.
SymlConnect will start its CarePad+ pilots in Wales
Andrew Griffiths (Head of NWIS), who was also one of the distinguished members in the e-Health Innovation Panel organised in November (chaired by David Ford), has now granted his approval to start pilots for SymlConnect’s application, Syml_CarePad+, in Wales GP practices.
Ehi2 organised an Innovation Panel for SymlConnect’s CarePad+ application to discuss and get appropriate feedback to enhance the market viability of the product. The panel was chaired by David Ford (Professor of Health Informatics, Swansea University; Director of EHI2) and consisted of eminent people like Andrew Griffiths (Director of Informatics Services and Chief Information Officer for Health), Rob Jones (Head of Applications at Informing Healthcare), Maynard Davies (Technical Assets Manager at NHS Wales Informatics Service).
Dr Sabarna Mukhopadhyay, CEO gave a presentation on Smart Cost Effective Solutions for Improved Health Monitoring at Hotel Novotel, Cardiff. The event focused on examples of successful academic and business collaborations, financial support available to companies and collaborative projects, methods of working with academia, and act as a showcase of the academic expertise available.
Dr Sabarna Mukhopadhyay, CEO gave a presentation on Smart Cost Effective Solutions for Improved Health Monitoring at Liberty Stadium, Swansea. An exciting one-day venture forum brought together businesses, investors and academics. The event was delivered by the four CAN project partners; Swansea University, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University and University College Dublin and in partnership with the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship.80 delegates took full advantage of a packed agenda at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium and the day included inspiring and informative presentations from keynote speakers; Professor Andy Barron from Rice University, Texas, Dr Trevor Howe from Janssen Research & Development (part of Johnson & Johnson) and Mr Ifan Evans, Deputy Director, Life Sciences, Welsh Government.