The tenth annual IET Innovation Awards are now open for entries.
This prestigious scheme includes a healthcare technologies category, for which the scope is:
Entries to the IET Healthcare Technologies Innovation Award category are welcomed from academic, industrial, clinical, consulting and service organisations which have developed or demonstrated innovative technology in healthcare enabling technology or applications, or for the innovative use of existing technology in health management for assisted living, with for instance, innovations addressing the aging agenda or global health challenges.
This is an outstanding opportunity to celebrate the role of science, engineering and technology in the pursuit of health and wellbeing in all its manifestations, from a worldwide perspective.
Innovations submitted to this category can be in any of the emerging areas of assisted living and biomedical engineering, as well as the more traditional disciplines of electrical, information technology (IT), and mechanical engineering, involving end-users including patients and patient-care organisations, charities, carers, physicians, clinicians, nurses, surgeons, and/or other healthcare professionals.
The closing date is 25th July 2014. Full information, including about previous winners, is available on the website of the Institution of Engineering and Technology at http://conferences.theiet.org/innovation/.