A second competition for artificial intelligence technologies to receive funding through the £140m AI in Health and Care Award will open on 3 November, and close at 1pm on 8 December 2020.

Technology companies, researchers and developers will be able to apply for help to develop and test AI products which meet the strategic aims set out in the NHS Long Term Plan.

Anyone interested in applying is invited to join the NHS AI Virtual Hub or attend a webinar where the application process will be explained in more detail.

NHS AI Virtual Hub
This new community of practice is where you can find information and connect with others about the Award. The hub is hosted on the FutureNHS platform. Find out more and register here.

You can watch a 10-minute introduction to the AI Award and Round 2 on the Virtual Hub. This will outline the four Phases of the Award.

You are also invited to join one of two webinars which will go into more detail about the application process:

• Tuesday 27 October, 12-1pm (Phases 1 and 2 – technical evaluation, development and evaluation): Register here
• Thursday 29 October, 9-10am (Phases 3 and 4 – real-world testing and initial adoption in the health system): Register here

Recordings of the webinars will be available on the Virtual Hub afterwards.