The Oxford Academic Health Science Network launched an annual award in 2014 to recognise innovative partnerships between universities, industry and the NHS that will ultimately benefit patients.
There have been four winners to date. The 2017 winner was a partnership comprising the University of Oxford, Oxford University Innovation, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Drayson Technologies. They signed a strategic research agreement to evaluate, develop and commercialise digital health applications including GDm-Health for the management of gestational diabetes. Read more here.
The previous winners of the Oxford AHSN Best Public-Private Collaboration Award were:
- 2016 Structural Genomics Consortium for pioneering work in the field of drug discovery – read more here
- 2015 Isansys for developing remote patient monitoring technology – read more here
- 2014 Cranfield University/Bedford Hospital for bone density diagnostic tool – read more here
Oxford AHSN Best Collaboration Award winners 2017: (left-right) Lord Drayson of Drayson Technologies, John Harris of OBN, Lionel Tarassenko from the University of Oxford, Paul Durrands of Oxford AHSN and OBN Awards host Sally Le Page.