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Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited

Exit date: February 2021

Novartis is a leading medicines company, using innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. The ultimate goal of the Novartis project is to make great patient care easier and more efficient, such as by enabling clinicians to access data about their patients’ conditions remotely, as well as being able to share information with their patients.

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Greater London Authority

In order to reduce levels of violence in London, the Mayor has set up a Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) which is taking a public health approach to this issue. As part of this work, the VRU needs to better understand how public health and social services can be managed to prevent and reduce crime, with a focus on early intervention. There is increasing interest from the VRU, the Mayor’s Office of Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the Greater London Authority (GLA), for health, social and crime data to be looked at in an integrated and collaborative way.

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's project partners with Blackpool Council and the Department of Work and Pensions, and seeks to match personal information controlled by multiple parties in order to create a dataset that will allow MHCLG to understand more about the private rented sector in Blackpool, who lives there, and how we can help improve the quality of properties.

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Tonic Analytics

The Galileo Programme was launched in 2017 and is jointly sponsored by the National Police Chiefs’ Council and Highways England. Galileo’s primary focus is on the ethical use of innovative data analytics technology to improve road safety while also preventing and detecting crime.

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