Northern Ireland Connected Health Innovation Centre (CHIC)

Driving NI to commercialise digital health care

Academics, researchers and innovators with cutting edge expertise collaborate to develop new digital technologies that transform patient care.

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What We Do

Connect

With the most innovative researchers in the digital healthcare sector.

Consult

To address digital healthcare technology problems, identify market opportunities and help your business grow.

Collaborate

With leading scientists, using a range of research models to solve industry challenges in the digital healthcare space.

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Member companies

120+

Papers published

50+

Industry focused collaborative projects

Meet the Experts Transforming Digital Healthcare

CHIC brings together academics, researchers and innovators with leading expertise in healthcare, engineering and computing to develop new digital technologies that are transforming patient care and outcomes.

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David Branagh

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Professor James McLaughlin

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Professor Chris Nugent

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Dr Paschal McCloskey

Latest Updates

Read about our latest projects, partnerships and funding calls along with the latest news from CHIC member companies.

CHIC funded project call open now

CHIC funded project call open now

9 September 2021

This call is for projects less than £150k to run over the next six months.

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Digital Health Engagement Webinar Series

Digital Health Engagement Webinar Series

19 April 2021

Facilitating Industry Engagement with NI’s Clinical Expertise Base. The goal of the event is to build relationships between the HSC clinical research staff, industry and academia.

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Healthy Kidz and CHIC announces 12-month collaboration

Healthy Kidz and CHIC announces 12-month collaboration

10 March 2021

Healthy Kidz, the Lurgan based Education Technology and Coaching company, today announces that it will be conducting a collaborative 12-month project with the Northern Ireland Connected Health Innovation Centre (CHIC), based at Ulster University.

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Who We Work With

We work with over 30 companies to develop digital healthcare solutions that drive economic growth in Northern Ireland.

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CHIC provides long-term growth opportunities for your business. Explore future product direction and develop viable solutions in digital healthcare.

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