The Industrial Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research in Digital Diagnostics (iCAIRD) is this years’ recipient of the Innovative Collaboration Award (sponsored by Marks & Clerk) at the 2021 Scotland’s Life Sciences Awards, hosted virtually on the evening of March 24th 2021.
Held annually, the event presents awards in recognition of achievements in the life sciences industries across a range of areas, including innovation, business leadership, skills development, innovative collaboration & skills development. Attendees & nominees come from all areas of life sciences, from biology /biotechnology to academic leaders & investors.
iCAIRDs’ CTO James Blackwood accepted the award on behalf of the team, acknowledging the exceptional calibre of competition within and across the categories & paying tribute to the incredible hard work and achievements of colleagues & collaborators working across the iCAIRD Programme. Highlighting the partnerships developed across the life sciences in Scotland in the past year against the backdrop of the global COVID19 pandemic, he stated that “Scotland has a rich life sciences ecosystem which can shorten the distance between inventors and their customers. iCAIRD is a national programme which focusses that ecosystem on delivering AI solutions for digital diagnostics. Diversity, inclusivity, creativity & collaboration lie at the heart of the programme.”
“Scotland has a rich life sciences ecosystem which can shorten the distance between inventors and their customers. iCAIRD is a national programme which focusses that ecosystem on delivering AI solutions for digital diagnostics.”
-James Blackwood, iCAIRD CTO