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BREATHE — The Health Data Research Hub for Respiratory Health and PIONEER — The Health Data Research Hub for Acute Care, with funding from Innovate UK have launched a free digital resource for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) interested in learning about Synthetic Data.

Is Synthetic Data a viable tool for your business?

Synthetic Data can overcome the challenges associated with using real world data. Whether you are a health tech or health care innovator, start-up, analyst or medical device developer, Synthetic Data: A guide for SMEs will give you a comprehensive introduction to Synthetic Data. Learn about its opportunities, challenges and limitations, while visiting case studies, examples and use-cases for Synthetic Data.

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In addition to the digital resource, we held a launch event on 19 May 2022, and a recording of the webinar has been turned into a podcast featuring a Q&A panel discussion.

The podcast is chaired by Monica Fletcher, OBE (BREATHE Partnerships Lead) and includes panellists:

Professor Jennifer Quint (Deputy Director, BREATHE)

  • Professor of Respiratory Epidemiology, National Heart and Lung Institute
  • Honorary Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton and Imperial College London NHS Foundation Trusts

Professor Elizabeth Sapey (Director, PIONEER)

  • Director, Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
  • Managing Director, NIHR Clinical Research Facility Birmingham
  • Reader in Acute and Respiratory Medicine, University of Birmingham
  • Consultant in Acute and Respiratory Medicine, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Geoff Hall (Chief Clinical Data Officer, HDR UK)

  • Professor of Digital Health and Cancer Medicine – University of Leeds
  • Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology – Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Chief Clinical Information Officer (Research and Innovation) – Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Alison Elderfield (Data Strategy Manager, HDR UK)

Dr Chris Rowe (Innovation Lead – Medical Technology, Innovate UK)

Dr Alexander Topham (Principal Data Developer, PIONEER)

Suzy Gallier (Technical Director, PIONEER)

Andrew Percy (Business Manager, PIONEER)

The podcast as well as a full-length recording of the webinar can be viewed on the BREATHE YouTube channel.

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