Insigneo advisory group

We are building collaborations to deliver excellent fundamental science and engineering research with impactful biomedical research applications.


Our Insigneo Advisory Group consists of representatives from our strategic research partners within the University so that we build synergistic initiatives with other strategic and priority areas of the University of Sheffield.

Insigneo advisory group

Data Connect

Data Connect is a University of Sheffield service to improve researcher access to health and social care data enhancing research capability and driving innovation.

Yorkshire Place Based Impact Acceleration Account (PBIAA) in Medical Technologies

The Yorkshire PBIAA will offer funding to research groups across the region working on MedTech products to assess the market and clinical needs for new technologies, as well as supporting preliminary and technical work to bridge the existing gap between research and products in the market.  

The funding will also support networking events, public and patient engagement activities, workshops and secondments.

Sano Centre for Computational Personalized Medicine

Sano is an International Research Institute dedicated to the advancement of computational medicine.

In addition to national Polish funding sources, Sano benefits from support from the EC Teaming for Excellence programme. The EC funded activity to support establishment of Sano brings together a consortium of international partners including the University of Sheffield.  Dr. Andrew Narracott is PI in Sheffield for the EC Teaming activity, which includes over ten co-Investigators from Insigneo. 

The focus of the Sano research agenda is to develop sophisticated computer methods for the prevention, diagnosis and assistance of the treatment of diseases, to meet the overarching worldwide need for efficient, effective and streamlined healthcare. Dr Narracott will provide input to the Advisory board to maximise the value of collaborative opportunities between Sano and Insigneo.

For more information on Sano please see the Sano webpages:

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Clinical Translation

Dr Paul Morris is Insigneo's Director for Clinical Translation and will be scoping new opportunities for clinical collaborations for Insigneo researchers across the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

 Advanced Manufacturing Group

The Advanced Manufacturing Group is made up of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC)Nuclear AMRC and AMRC Training Centre

Centre for Machine Intelligence

The Centre for Machine Intelligence is a strategic initiative dedicated to the transformation and acceleration of our research, innovation and teaching via Artificial Intelligence (AI).  Professor Guy Brown is Deputy Director for the Centre for Machine Intelligence.

Sheffield Robotics

Sheffield Robotics brings researchers from across disciplinary boundaries to drive forward the understanding, development, and integration of robots and automation.

Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research (SCHARR)

SCHARR is tackling some of the world’s biggest health challenges to improve the lives of people in the UK and around the world.

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