What is digital health and care?
Digital solutions empower us to track, manage and improve our health and care, leading to greater independence and improved health outcomes.
We focus on transforming great ideas into real solutions for key Scottish health challenges. See who we work with and what ideas we have developed.
A national resource
We play a pivotal role in supporting collaboration to co-design digital health and care solutions across service, business and technical innovation.
Who we are
We are one of seven Innovation Centres funded by the Scottish Government and Scottish Funding Council, which supports transformational collaboration between universities and businesses. Operating as a world-leading collaboration between The Glasgow School of Art and The University of Strathclyde, we are uniquely placed to create opportunities to connect academics with designers, healthcare providers, SMEs, charities and other key stakeholders.
The Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre is unique in its ability to bring together world leading industry and academic expertise and direct their efforts towards real-world challenges in caring for people’s health and wellbeing. It has an outstanding record of finding the right partners, supporting collaboration and being genuinely innovative.
Who we work with
We partner with SMEs through to enterprise level organisations to develop digital health and care solutions
Public sector/ Civic organisations
We understand the complexities, pressures and challenges facing civic organisations
We collaborate with public and third sector leaders to identify current opportunities for research
Co-designing person-centred solutions is at the heart of what we do
Thank you to everyone at DHI for the efforts on responding to Covid-19. The team have responded brilliantly to the challenge set and many have gone above and beyond to deliver or drive forward the tools and systems that have made a major difference to citizens and key workers across Scotland.