SBRI funding competition: clinical decision support in emergency care

Organisations can apply for a share of £55,000 for innovative data analytics projects that support decision making and care.

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The competition opened on 10 April 2017 and is now closed for registrations.

NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government is to invest up to £55,000 in innovative data analytics. These should improve patient management and enhance clinical decision making within the emergency care department.

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition. The aim is to develop data analytics that will enable clinicians to make informed, safe and timely decisions.

The competition is looking for proposals that:

  • can support evidence-based clinical decision-making
  • could predict length of stay (resource utilisation) based on available data
  • could predict mortality based on available data

This competition has 2 phases. We have allocated up to £10,000 for phase 1 and up to £45,000 for phase 2.

  • phase 1: technical feasibility. Projects should last up to 12 weeks and range in size up to a total cost of £2,000
  • phase 2: development, evaluation and testing. Projects should last up to 9 months and range in size up to a total cost of £15,000

You must register before midday on 31 May 2017.

You must apply before midday on 7 June 2017.

Register to attend the briefing event in Glasgow on 8 May 2017.

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Published 3 April 2017
Last updated 10 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added the guidance for applicants and registration link.

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