Dr John Dinsmore is the Health Innovation Lead and Deputy Director of the CPHI, his role involves building and leading teams to research and develop (R&D) new technologies, services and practices in a wide range of healthcare areas (these have included dementia, stroke, COPD, obesity, diabetes, mental health, autism, intellectual disability). Key to this R&D approach is the ability to link research with entrepreneurs, industry and enterprise bodies. Focus is on developing research for healthcare market spin out opportunities, which include the licensing of new intellectual property, innovating on existing technologies and services, spin out of campus companies and development of industry based healthcare research.
Dr John Dinsmore is the project coordinator of ProACT. He will act as the intermediary between the EC and the consortium as well as the supervisor of the overall progress of the project.