Author Archives : Colby Benari


About Colby Benari

Colby has been running District Health since the summer of 2013. Her background is in biomedical science and support of academic research infrastructure.


District Health top 5: Top tips for app developers from the KTN

At a recent District Health event, Sue Dunkerton, Director of The Knowledge Transfer Network, spoke about her role in inspiring innovation in a wide range of businesses, including health tech. In this article she shares some top tips for app developers working in health and behaviour change.   Know your user and question your assumptions. more »


Size of health app market in Great Britain

Health apps are part of the explosion in app growth over the past three years. But how big a part of that market are they? A very useful indicator of market share is Priori‚Äôs monthly AppMarket Report, which measures the top 150 apps by downloads for four devices: Android, iPad, iPhone and Zune Marketplace devices. more »

Analysis of health app market in Great Britain based on downloads.

Internet use on a mobile phone by age group 2010 and 2013 - ONS

How big is the UK smartphone market?

Good question. And one every app developer should be asking him or her self. UK mobile internet access According to research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published in August 2013, 61% of the adult population in Great Britain uses a mobile device to access the internet. Of these, 53% use a mobile or more »