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D2N2 Digital Skills Academy

Free training and support to learn digital skills that will harness your potential.

Innovation Day 2019

Host: Medilink
Venue: Nottingham Belfry, Mellors Way, Nottingham, NG8 6PY
Date: Thursday 4th July, 2019
Time: 9am - 5pm
Cost: Member Day Rate: £70 +VAT, Non-member Day Rate: £99 + VAT

Innovation Day is the foremost Life Sciences event in the East Midlands, regularly attracting 250+ delegates and 30+ exhibitors.

The day consists of:

  • A conference with top speakers covering hot topics relating to the sector
  • An exhibition and plenty of networking opportunities

Delegate fees:

Member Day Rate: £70 +VAT

Non-member Day Rate: £99 + VAT


9:00 - Refreshments, exhibition & networking

10:00 - Welcome & Housekeeping

10.05 - Medilink East Midlands Annual Report Launch – Darren Clark, CEO, Medilink East Midlands

10.15 - Great leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs will ensure that our NHS is fit for 21st Century – Professor Chas Bountra, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Innovation, University of Oxford

11.00 - Making a difference in the NHS – a Spirit story,  Chris Barker, CEO, Spirit Healthcare

11.30 - The Two Rules Every Leader Should Know –Peter Anderton, TEDx spearker and Director, Internal Alignment

12.00pm - Lunch, Exhibition and Networking

13:00 - Sustainable Healthcare for the Future: How to Evaluate Innovative Healthcare Technology – Professor Dan Clark, Head of Clinical Engineering, Nottingham University Hospital Trust, Expert member of the NICE Medical Technology Advisory Committee (MTAC)

13:45 - Member presentations : 

Dinner with a Robot – Jon Michaelis, Managing Director, Neater Solutions

MTIF – a Faciity to help Companies Small and Large to Develop, Manufacture and Commercialise their Products – Professor John Hunt, Research Theme Leader at NTU for Medical Technologies and Advanced Materials

Delivering Artificial Intelligence Systems that Solve Real World Healthcare Challenges – Dr Mitch Grigoriu, Managing Director, AES Group

The Textile is the Sensor – Smart Textiles in 21st Century Healthcare – Simon McMaster, Director, Footfalls and Heartbeats

14:30 - Refreshments, Exhibition & Networking

15:15 - Learnings from the NHS Innovation Accelerator: How and Why the NHS adopts innovation – Laura Boyd, Deputy Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator

16:00 - JHubMed – Delivering Medical Capacity into the Hands of the Military User at Pace – Wing Commander Marcus Stow, Chief Operating Officer, JHubMed

16:30 - Closing remarks


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