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Real-world-data enabled assessment
for health regulatory decision-making

University of Bristol

The University of Bristol was founded in 1876, though its origins date back to 1595. It is a Russell Group Research University. In 2021, The Time Higher Education has ranked University of Bristol as a Top 5 UK university for research. QS Rankings 2023 has placed University of Bristol 61st globally and 10th in the UK. In 2020, University of Bristol had a budget of £752 millions, of which £169 was from research grants and contracts. In University of Bristol there are 21 fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 13 fellows of the British Academy, 13 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and 44 fellows of the Royal Society. Under Horizon 2020 the University participated in over 290 projects of which 89 were MCSA fellowships and 77 were ERC grants

Role within REALM

The University of Bristol leads the mapping of key ethical and societal challenges of AI-based medical device software, and it determines how initiatives similar to REALM have addressed such issues. University of Bristol also contributes to the engagement of developers with relevant stakeholders. Finally, it leads the formulation of guidelines and standards that will integrate ethical, legal, and stakeholders’ considerations in the design process of AI-based medical device software.

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Dr Emanuele Ratti

Lecturer, Department of Philosophy