It is through the generosity and support of our partners that we are able to train the next generation of leaders in AI-enabled healthcare.
By working closely with our partners, we are able to understand their requirements and formulate student projects which match those needs. See below for further information on our current partners.
There are many ways for partner organisations can get involved, from project creation and sponsoring studentships, to training and in-kind contributions.
- How our partners contribute
Industry partners can get involved in the CDT in a variety of ways:
- Funding of studentships
- Co‐supervision of students and projects
Training and placements
- Participate in or provide Events (e.g. Dragon’s Den, Hackathons, Poster competitions) and brainstorming session.
- Provide student placements and internships
- Provide training and workshops
- Hosting careers events
Provision of technology and expertise
- Access to relevant data
- Hardware, software and support
- Site visits
- Guest lectures and teaching support
- Product testing
- Sponsorship of our events or activities
- Hosting conferences
- Participation in our annual review, providing strategic advice for the centre.
- Benefits for partners
The benefits of involvement in an AI in Healthcare Systems PhD project include:
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 much will it cost to fund a studentship?
The costs of a sponsoring a studentship depends on the nature, size and type of the sponsoring organisation. To discuss the pricing model, please contact the CDT Manager, Craig Smith (email@example.com).
- 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
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre
Whittington Health NHS Trust