This course aims to raise awareness of the role of health economics in the development of new technologies, and to help researchers understand how health economics can be used at all stages of the innovation pathway. It will also offer opportunities to gain insights into technology development through activities and discussion.
Translate Me: Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices This workshop provides an introduction to the regulatory requirements for placing medical devices on the market. It will help participants to understand the regulatory pathway to CE marking a device. As well as guiding delegates through the Medical Device Directive, this workshop will also provide information about other […]
This one-day workshop will look at how to start innovating in the NHS context, and will provide you with the practical tools to assess your research for potential in a healthcare setting. Using real case studies, we’ll explore how innovation works in the NHS, the opportunities and potential pitfalls to avoid when developing your research into something that can benefit patients.
Developing Devices This one-day workshop will explore all aspects of the medical device development process: Why good ideas fail Budgetary issues; IP; the wrong team; commercially not viable; technology obsolescence; misleading or unachievable outcomes; not understanding the process; not being receptive to change. Trigger points Understanding competing products; identifying the unique selling point; assessing whether […]
In January 2018 the NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technologies Co-operative will become the NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative. The new Surgical MedTech Co-operative will build a new technology network, adding vascular and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery to its colorectal theme. These areas of surgery all face substantial challenges, with many people suffering from diseases that will benefit from […]