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Three Edinburgh Napier nominations for Interface Knowledge Exchange Awards

Interface: the knowledge connection for business

Delighted to announce that colleagues from Edinburgh Napier have been nominated for three awards, within three categories at the upcoming Interface Knowledge Exchange Awards on the 22nd February 2018.

Petra Crocker

Petra Crocker

• Building skills through Knowledge Exchange (Petra Crocker), KTP Associate from Edinburgh Napier University, worked with Multiply UK Ltd in Edinburgh to create a real-time digital consumer tool to drive both the expansion and reputation of the company as industry experts in planning and insight.

• Multiparty Collaboration (e-frail: CM2000, Edinburgh Napier University, East Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership, Loreburn Housing Association, Digital Health and Care Institute Innovation Centre), for using ground-breaking technology and predictive analytics to predict people at risk of falling in their homes, therefore preventing falls whilst allowing people to be more active.

• Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Exchange (Professor Bill Buchanan, Professor in the School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University). Bill leads knowledge exchange through a series of projects and industry-led events and engagements which have contributed greatly to growing a thriving Scottish cyber security community, leading to improvements in business resilience and incident response, and to innovations and real patient impact in health and social care. He received an OBE in 2017 for Services to Cyber Security, has co-created three successful spin-out companies, established an innovative Cloud training infrastructure in security and digital forensics, and is driving the building of a cyber security training centre, accessible online and on campus.

RIO Leader of Professional Development Jamie Brogan worked with the School of Computing to develop and submit these applications.

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