Health Tech and You Award Shortlist is Announced!


Partnered with AXA PPP healthcare and the Design Museum we are proud to announce the 2017 Health Tech and You Awards shortlist!

Following the success of the previous two annual awards we have seen some of the best new forms of technology to aid independent living and to help us monitor our health and wellbeing.

This year the awards have 6 categories in which many excellent health tech companies and products have entered. From Health Tech and Age, to Professional’s Choice, and the Future Awards we would like to congratulate everyone who entered on the work you have created to help others.

The Categories this year include:

The Challenge Award

The Professional’s Choice Award

The Future Award

Health  Tech and Age Award

The Trending Award

The WOW Award

Each day we will showcase each shortlisted company to highlight the amazing work they have done and wish them luck at the awards taking place April 27th at the Design Museum, London.

For more information on the awards click here

About Julia Manning

Julia is a social pioneer, writer and campaigner. She studied visual science at City University and became a member of the College of Optometrists in 1991, later specialising in visual impairment and diabetes. During her career in optometry, she lectured at City University, was a visiting clinician at the Royal Free Hospital and worked with Primary Care Trusts. She ran a domiciliary practice across south London and was a Director of the UK Institute of Optometry. Julia formed 20/20Health in 2006. Becoming an expert in digital health solutions, she led on the NHS–USA Veterans’ Health Digital Health Exchange Programme and was co-founder of the Health Tech and You Awards with Axa PPP and the Design Museum. Her research interests are now in harnessing digital to improve personal health, and she is a PhD candidate in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) at UCL. She is also dedicated to creating a sustainable Whole School Wellbeing Community model for schools that builds relationships, discovers assets and develops life skills. She is a member of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Digital Health Council. Julia has shared 2020health's research widely in the media (BBC News, ITV, Channel 5 News, BBC 1′s The Big Questions & Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 4 Today, PM and Woman's Hour, LBC) and has taken part in debates and contributed to BBC’s Newsnight, Panorama, You and Yours and ITV’s The Week.
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