Edinburgh Imaging Alliance
A geographic cluster of imaging expertise which integrates & shares across the region, imaging knowledge & expertise, resulting in the world class imaging products & services.
Why the Edinburgh Imaging Alliance?
- Edinburgh is home to world-leading medical imaging researchers who work in partnership with the NHS and the private sector
- Close cooperation between researchers, the NHS & the private sector helps accelerate medical discoveries & transform them into patient treatments
- Many imaging employers in Edinburgh have similar operational, technical & labour needs to those of Edinburgh Imaging
- Sharing stimulates new ideas & collaborations while avoiding costly duplication of effort
- With the above in mind, Edinburgh Imaging agreed in 2017, with imaging firms grouped geographically in & around Edinburgh, to establish the Edinburgh Imaging Alliance
What are the Alliance's goals?
- Create a cluster strategy for communication & interaction
- Build strong alliances between stakeholders
- Promote Edinburgh's world leading imaging facilities & its network of staff
- Encourge the common workforce to meet regularly at networking events
- Present career opportunities to post-graduate & junior researchers
- Share technological skills & research expertise
Who is involved?
- Canon Medical Research Europe Ltd
- Blackford Analysis Ltd
- Holoxica Ltd
- Heriot-Watt University
- NHS Lothian
- The University of Edinburgh
What are the key imaging skill sets in Edinburgh?
- Medical imaging
- Preclinical imaging
- Image analysis
- Software engineering
- Machine learning
- Physics & medical physics
- Statistics & informatics
How do I get involved?
If you wish your company to become a member of Edinburgh Imaging Alliance or you are from industry & are interested in working with the Alliance, please contact our business manager:
Learn more about the University's collaborations with industry
- Please linke to the short url for our Edinburgh Imaging Alliance webpage: www.ed.ac.uk/edinburgh-imaging/edinburgh-imaging-alliance
- Eventbrite link for Festive Networking Event