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Shortlist revealed for Oxford AHSN partnership award

The Oxford Academic Health Science Network is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2017 Oxford AHSN Best Public-Private Collaboration Award.

The following have been shortlisted:

  • Johnson and Johnson/Janssen for ongoing collaborative work in the field of health and wellbeing, including work in mental health, inflammatory bowel disease and digital innovation. Partners include Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the NIHR Oxford Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care.
  • Sarissa Biomedical for work to develop a simple point of care diagnostic blood test (SMARTChip) as an aid to emergency stroke identification leading to better patient outcomes and more efficient use of NHS resources. Partners include Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the South Central Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust, other AHSNs and universities.
  • The University of Oxford, Oxford University Innovation, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Drayson Technologies. These organisations have signed a strategic research agreement to evaluate, develop and commercialise digital health applications including GDm-Health for the management of gestational diabetes.

The winner will be revealed at the OBN Awards dinner on Thursday 5 October.

The Oxford AHSN Best Public-Private Collaboration Award is now in its fourth year. Previous winners include the Structural Genomics Consortium, Isansys Lifecare and Cranfield University. Read more here.