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Versus Arthritis and Our Future Health

We’re the UK’s largest public funder of research into treatments, interventions and ultimately cures for arthritis and related conditions.

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Cancer Research UK and Our Future Health

Cancer Research UK is the largest fundraising medical research charity in the world, and we fund almost 50% of all non-commercial cancer research in the UK.

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The UK’s largest ever health research programme to transform the prevention, detection and treatment of diseases

Our Future Health, planned to be the UK’s largest health research programme, has welcomed the first members of the public to take part.

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Tender opportunity: Public cloud infrastructure, trusted research environment and billing partner

We will be procuring a public cloud infrastructure for our technology platforms, a trusted research environment (TRE), a service to manage the billing of cloud compute and storage costs for researchers using the TRE. 

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Our Future Health explores range of views on secure access to data

Our Future Health has begun a series of consultations that will help us design how we provide access to our data within trusted research environments (TREs).

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Our Future Health joins Health Data Science Black Internship Programme

Our Future Health has joined the Health Data Science Black Internship Programme and will be offering paid internships to black data scientists in summer 2022.

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Tender opportunity: Genotyping data processing services

Our Future Health is engaging with providers of bioinformatics services including quality control and imputation of genotyping data. Contracts relating to these services would be expected to begin in mid-2022.

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Tender opportunity: Genetic risk score services

Our Future Health is engaging with providers of bioinformatics and front-end services to calculate and communicate genetic risk scores (polygenic risk scores) and potentially other genetic information such as ancestry. Contracts relating to these services would be expected to begin in mid-2022.

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Our Future Health joins the UK Health Data Research Alliance

As part of Our Future Health’s commitment to trustworthy use of data they have joined the UK Health Data Research Alliance (the ‘Alliance’).