MedTech FUTURES Conference
A must attend event Health Enterprise East (HEE) are pleased to announce details of the MedTech FUTURES Conference on Wednesday 31st October from 9:00am - 4:30pm at the inspiring surroundings of the Wellcome Trust, Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge.
Hosted by Science Writer and Broadcaster Vivienne Parry OBE the conference will include keynote addresses from clinical entrepreneurs and senior leaders within the NHS and industry speakers from emerging tech areas such as AI, robotics and 3D printing.
Who Should Attend:
NHS staff, academics, third sector and healthcare industry colleagues with an interest in the latest emerging trends in medical technology innovation.
The event is free to all NHS staff; for other attendees including other public sector bodies and private sector a small fee will apply.
Andrew Laidlaw - Linux Specialist
IBM Power Systems
Dr Mark Slack - Medical Director
Dr Waheed Arian - NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow, Senior Emergency Medicine Doctor
Founder/CEO Arian Teleheal
Stuart Thomson - Managing Director
Karen Livingstone - National Director SBRI Healthcare & Director of Partnerships & Industry Engagement
Eastern Academic Health Science Network
Richard Fordham - Professor in Public Health Economics
University of East Anglia
Bekah Fong - Consultant Health Economist
Health Enterprise East
**Further speakers to be confirmed**
Spotlight on projects funded by the Medtech Accelerator, an innovative joint venture set up to facilitate the early stage development of medical technology innovations emerging primarily from within the NHS.
SAFIRA - Safer injection for regional anaesthesia
Dr John Gibson - Consultant Anesthetist
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Non-Contact, Sleep Apnoea Diagnostic Device
Dr Ian Smith - Consultant Physician, Deputy Medical Director and Director of R&D
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Helping Children with Glue Ear to Hear
Dr Tamsin Brown - Community Pediatrician
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Other Highlights Include..
- Dedicated Breakout Sessions with a Focus on: Raising Investment, Health Economics, R&D Tax Credits and Regulatory/IP
- Plenary Debates: Key Emerging Medech Trends & Learning from Experience (Successful Innovation Case Studies)
- Exhibition Stands: Chance to see the latest innovations in development from HEE’s Member Trusts and related healthcare industry partners
- Competition: NHS staff from across HEE’s NHS membership compete for the chance to win funding for their idea.