Centre for Doctoral Training in AI-enabled Healthcare



Our partner organisations actively contribute to shape the activities of the CDT.

There are many ways partner organisations can get involved, from project creation and sponsoring studentships, to training and in-kind contributions.

Benefits for Partners

1.    Tackle a commercially relevant problem to your organisation. The projects are co-created with you and outputs will be in your interest.
2.    Cost-effective way to be involved and benefit from leading research in AI in healthcare where you may not have the recourses or expertise to tackle a research project alone;
3.    The opportunity to develop a project with a UCL PhD student with an excellent academic record and motivation to help solve a significant research problem;
4.    Have the opportunity to help in the admissions process to recruit the right student;
5.    Benefit from UCL’s expertise, including access to expert academic supervisors and access to world-class facilities.

Other benefits of getting involved more generally:

Be part of a new initiative in an ever-growing sector;  Access to an excellent internship/ placement pool of students; Opportunity to participate in our Advisory Board, shaping the future strategy of the CDT.

How our partners contribute

Research projects- Funding of studentships Co‐supervision of students and projects

Advisory Board- Participation in our annual review, providing strategic advice for the centre.

Sponsorship- Sponsorship of our events or activities Hosting conferences Hardware, software and support Site visits Guest lectures and teaching support Product testing

Provision of technology and expertise- Access to relevant data

Training and placements- Participate in or provide Events (e.g. Dragon’s Den, Hackathons, Poster competitions) and brainstorming sessions. Provide student placements and internships Provide training and workshops Hosting careers events

Current Partnerships

Our industry partners range from small startups to multinational organisations:
Atos     AstraZeneca     AT Medics    Benevolent AI     Cerner     Crystallise     Deep Mind     IQVIA     Novatech     Patient Know best

Public and non-profit organisations
Our public sector partners including hospitals, Biomedical Research Centre (BRCs), and other NHS organisations:
Alan Turing Institute    
Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre    
Public Health England    
NHS Digital    
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust     
University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre    
Whittington Health NHS Trust


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Public Health England
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