Who are the Patients Association?

The Patients Association is one of the oldest and most distinctive health and care charities in the UK – 55 years since their creation they remain the only national campaigning charity that covers all of health and social care. Unlike…

GIANT Health Event 2018

by Katie Edwards and Dr Deborah Shenton Two of our EPIC research assistants, Deb and Katie, headed to London this week to attend the GIANT Health Event, 2018.  Established as the global gathering for everyone involved in health-tech innovation, GIANT…

Funding for Digital Health

During the EPIC Conference we invited a variety of funders to talk about their investments in eHealth innovation. This document summarises where you can find further information about those and, of course, the EPIC Challenge Fund.  If you are looking…

Challenge Fund Update – November 2018

by Kate Adam, Creative England Since the programme launched on the 1st November 2017, the Challenge Fund has approved grants of just under £300,000* to 24 SMEs delivering digital health projects in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. There has…

EPIC in Dublin

By Ray Jones Gabriel, Hannah, Paro, Pleo and I went to Dublin to participate in an exhibition called INTIMACY which looked at different topics such as intimacy and personal space, intimacy and humour, intimacy and technology – an interesting show…

Who is behind EPIC? Part 4 – Jon

by Jon May I’m a professor in the School of Psychology, working on the Behaviour Change team in EPIC. I’ve been in Plymouth since 2007, when I moved here with my wife Jackie Andrade – who is also a psychology…

Want to Make a Difference?

EPIC has been amazed by how many creative ideas for using technology in health & care have been shared by the people of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – we have collected up these ideas and would love to help bring…