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i-sense has created a multidisciplinary environment that benefits from the expertise of major academic.

We aim to grow our network of partners to complement and strengthen the consortium, from both within, and outside, the core institutions. 

Major academic partners 



Academic partners 

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Below you can find highlights of some of our most recent projects with our academic collaborators. Watch this space for more spotlights on our exciting collaborations. 

Collaborating to develop technologies for HIV testing

i-sense researchers at UCL and Imperial are working on a number of projects in collaboration with Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) to develop and implement diagnostic tools and technologies for those hardest hit by HIV. 

Tiny tech to make big changes in testing for tuberculosis

Postdoctoral Research Associate in the i-sense McKendry group at UCL, Dr Harriet Gliddon, recently travelled to South Africa with the support of a UCL Global Engagement Grant. The visit helped Dr Gliddon plan for a study looking at new sequencing technology to diagnose drug-resistant tuberculosis.

i-sense and Surrey 5G Innovation Centre workshop

i-sense members met at the 5G Innovation Centre in the University of Surrey to discuss and share outputs that have been created as part of i-sense EPSRC IRC, the role that 5G technologies play in the ecosystem, and how they intersect with a range of industry needs.

Harnessing mobile phones to stop the spread of HIV: an international collaboration

i-sense have teamed up with the Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies and The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at UCL to harness the power of mobile technologies and link newly diagnosed HIV patients to treatment.