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The Future of Med Tech in the Leeds City Region: Translate in Action

date_range Event date: 25/04/17

access_time 9.30

location_on Leeds

Translate in Action event

The Future of Med Tech in the Leeds City Region: Translate in Action

The Leeds City Region is a driving force in the UK healthcare sector, with world-leading clinical expertise and research and development capacity across its universities, hospitals, healthcare and medical device manufacturing sectors.

Translate is a partnership of universities in the Leeds City Region with world-class capabilities in the development of new medical technologies.

This free to attend, one-day event will bring together key Med Tech experts from the Leeds City Region and beyond to discuss:

  • Opportunities and challenges faced by the sector – your chance to debate the outcomes of our Medical Technologies Science & Innovation Audit (Leeds City Region) for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Technologies that are moving closer to market, developed through new collaborations in the City Region (academic, industry, clinical and patient) across a range of applications, including imaging technologies, rehabilitation, and diagnostics
  • Innovation awareness, understanding and capacity that enables effective medical technologies research translation

Plus:

  • Have your say on the Medical Technologies Science & Innovation Audit (Leeds City Region) — What does the med tech sector need in  our region to thrive and grow?
  • Pre-bookable 1-to-1 meetings with industry mentors, secondment hosts, technology innovation managers, and more

Spaces are limited and registration is essential.  Book now to avoid disappointment.

Download a printable programme (opens PDF)

9.30 Welcome

Professor John Fisher

9.40  

Translate in action – progressing new medical technologies

Opened and chaired by Simon Chandler, Director of New Business and Partnerships, IP Group

 

9.55 Novel dyes for use in fluorescent image guide surgery

Joe Sweeney, University of Huddersfield:

 

10.15 The use of technology for improved health and quality of life

Dorothy Monekosso, Julian Sorrell, Leeds Beckett University

 

10.35 Remote access to recovery colleges and developing digital diagnostics collaborations

Allan Kellehear,  Samar Betmouni, Steven Williams, University of Bradford

 

10.55 Tea, coffee and networking
 

Translate in action – embedding innovation capability

Chaired by Liz Towns-Andrews, Director of Research and Enterprise, University of Huddersfield

 

11.15 A researcher’s perspective on working in innovation policy

Alex Smyth, Research Student, Centre for Doctoral Training in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

 

11.35 Clinical secondment: Glove motion sensor development for measurement of upper limb movement in Parkinson’s disease

Sareen Galbraith, Senior Lecturer, School of Clinical and Applied Sciences, Leeds Beckett University; Walied Mowafi, Consultant Neurologist, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust

 

11.55 Meet the mentors

An introduction to some of our industry mentors and how they can support you to progress technologies

 

12.15

 Lunch and networking

 

•           Pre-booked 1-to-1 meetings between delegates, including:

o    Meet the mentors

o    Translate Technology Innovation Managers

o    Business Development Managers from Translate partners

 

•           Science and Innovation Soapbox Stations – contribute to the audit at our post-it stations around the venue

 

The Future of Med Tech in the Leeds City Region

Chaired by Sue Dunkerton, Director, The Knowledge Transfer Network

13.45 Challenges and opportunities in the Leed City Region

David Walmsley, Head of Economic Policy, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

 

13.55 Investing in knowledge, creating opportunities

John Fisher, University of Leeds

 

14.15 The Future of Med Tech in the Leeds City Region

Panel debate and audience voting, with:

 

Sue Dunkerton (Chair) – Director, The Knowledge Transfer Network
David Walmsley – Head of Economic Policy, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Graham Isaac – Distinguished Engineering Fellow – Hips, DePuy Synthes R&D
Peter Iddon – Development Manager, Neotherix Ltd
Amanda Lennon – Innov8tive Minds Ltd and Chair of Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Innovation Working Group
Neville Young – Head of Commercial Development, Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network
David Moore – Sector Manager Healthcare & Life Sciences, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Emily Wolton – Executive Director, Yorkshire Universities
John Fisher – Professor of Mechanical Engineering

15.45 Closing comments

John Fisher, University of Leeds

 

Set your availability, add your profile and request private one-to-one meetings with other participants in advance of the event using or event software Meeting Mojo.

Log in details including password will be sent to all registered delegates on 10 April.  Any registrations to the event after 5 April will be added to Meeting Mojo manually.

If you have not received your log-in details, email hello@translate-medtech.ac.uk

Panel debate and live audience voting with key Med Tech experts from the Leeds City Region and beyond:

Sue Dunkerton (Chair) – Director, The Knowledge Transfer Network
Roger Marsh – Chair of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership
Graham Isaac – Distinguished Engineering Fellow – Hips, DePuy Synthes R&D
Peter Iddon – Development Manager, Neotherix Ltd
Amanda Lennon – Innov8tive Minds Ltd and Chair of Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Innovation Working Group
Neville Young – Head of Commercial Development, Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network
David Moore – Sector Manager Healthcare & Life Sciences, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Emily Wolton – Executive Director, Yorkshire Universities
John Fisher – Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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