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DHACA is a non-profit sector-led organisation that furthers the cause of digital health and care systems in the UK and Europe, championing scalability and interoperability. Originally known as “i3i” under the i-focus dallas project, DHACA is now an independent membership-led body of statutory and private service providers, manufacturers, software developers, consumer representative bodies, regulatory bodies, trade bodies and others in the UK who want to create an opportunity to develop large-scale, collaborative business models through the promotion of open standards, collaborative architectures, and interoperability.
techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. More than 850 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ approximately 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of techUK members are small and medium sized businesses.
ABHI’s mission is to champion the benefits and use of safe and effective medical technologies to deliver high quality patient outcomes. With over 250 company members ABHI leads the advocacy of the industry in order to advance access to medical technology. Their membership includes some of the leading multinational businesses in the sector in the UK right the way through to small and medium sized enterprises. ABHI engage with the NHS, Government, regulators and other key stakeholders both here in the UK and abroad, in order to represent this industry. ABHI’s work focuses on UK Market, Economic Growth, Regulatory and Ethics and Compliance.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small, leading an exciting new era of biosciences in the UK. The pharmaceutical industry is a major contributor to the economy of the UK, bringing life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to patients. ABPI represent companies supplying around 90 per cent of all medicines used by the NHS, and are researching and developing the majority of the current medicines pipeline, ensuring that the UK remains at the forefront of helping patients prevent and overcome diseases. The ABPI is recognised by government as the industry body negotiating on behalf of the branded pharmaceutical industry for statutory consultation requirements including the pricing scheme for medicines in the UK.
Health 2.0 promotes, showcases and catalyses new technologies in health care. Health 2.0 does this by providing a worldwide series of conferences, code-a-thons, prize challenges, and more. They also possess the leading market intelligence on new health technology companies.