Upcoming Events


Dr Jayne Brady (Digital Innovation Commissioner for Belfast City Council , Entrepreneurship Expert at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, and Higher Education Commissioner for the UK Government) and Dr Catherine Ramsdale (Senior Vice President (Technology) at PragmatIC) will be speaking at the inaugural meeting of the eFutures’ Women’s Group, facilitated by Dr Andrea Kells.


Monday, 19th April 2021

11:30 – 13:30

Register here: https://bit.ly/2PhZgdu


Join us on Thursday 6th May, at our event exploring How Electronic Systems can Evolve Digital Manufacturing. We will have talks from Dr Mark Gillan, COO of Artemis Technologies, Dr Alessandra Caggiano, University of Naples, and Dr Nick Polydorides, University of Edinburgh.


Thursday, 6th May 2021

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Register here: https://bit.ly/2QWNuFL

Small Grants Call for Early Career Researches

The morning event will be followed in the afternoon by the announcement of our Small Grant seed funding for Early Career Researchers, and the launch of our summer ECR training programme.


Thursday, 6th May 2021

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Register here: https://bit.ly/2QVWWcu


On Friday, May 14th, we will spend the day exploring Healthcare Technologies for Low & Middle Income Countries. In the morning, we will hear a variety of talks from leaders in this field, including a keynote from Dr Louise Thwaites, Associate Professor at Oxford University’s Clinical Research Unit in Ho Chi Minh City. 


In the afternoon, we will announce a feasibility studies call for Healthcare Technology, aimed at Early Career Researchers.


Friday, 14th May 2021

10:00 am (GMT)

Register here: https://bit.ly/3cDZ3dm

Past Events

SPINTRONICS: Next-generation nanoelectronic technologies

Thursday, 11th March 2021

10:00 am -12:30 pm


Friday, 4th September 2020

09:30 am – 03:30 pm

09:30 – Dr Pantelis Georgiou, Imperial College London: Welcome 

09:40 – Keynote Prof. David Clifton – University of Oxford : Healthcare Technologies for Low- and Middle-Income Settings

10:10 – Dr. Damien Ming, Imperial College London: Clinical needs for the management of acute febrile illnesses within resource-limited settings

10:30 – Dr. Julie Balen & Prof. Luc De Witte, University of Sheffield: Technology enabled community-level healthcare in low-resource settings 

10:50 – Dr. Michael White, Institut Louis Pasteur: Multiplex serological surveillance of malaria and coronaviruses

11.10 – Prof. Chris Redman, University of Oxford: Computerised antepartum fetal heart rate analysis

11.30 – Dr. Francis Krampa, West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens, University of Ghana: Molecular diagnostics in Africa: strengths and opportunities for point-of-care testing

11:50 – Dr. Catherine Mkindi, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania: Digital diagnostics for smarter healthcare in Africa

12.10 – Prof. Jon Cooper, The Wolfson Chair of Bioengineering, Glasgow University:  Low cost digital platforms for infectious disease diagnosis

12.30 – Lunch Break

12:50 – Dr Colin Keogh, The Rapid Foundation: Mass Distributed Manufacturing & Community-Led Responses in Healthcare

13:05 – Tembi Huna, Portfolio Manager, Healthcare Technologies-EPSRC UKRI: GCRF Healthcare Technologies Perspective

13:20 – Panel Talk: Addressing Covid-19 in low-income countries

14:00 – Breakout rooms:

15:00 – Return and feedback 

15:30 – Close


Friday, 3rd July 2020

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Part of our series of webinars with KTN, which explore Implementing AI.

Yaman Umuroglu, Xilinx – “Scalable Quantized Neural Network Inference on FPGAs with FINN and LogicNets

Professor Tughrul Arslan,  The University of Edinburgh – “Towards Reliable AI-Powered Vision for Autonomous Systems

Aling Wu, AAEON &  Sebastian Borchers, Wahtari – “Scalable AI Solution cross AI platforms

Jag Minhas, CEO & Founder, Sensing Feeling – “2020 vision – the journey from research lab to real-world product

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