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Commercialise your Tech in the Health Sector

January 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm


The application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning to the field of health represents a major opportunity for the UK. AI is a powerful tool that can be applied across industry sectors to solve specific challenges. The application of these tools in Health requires a mutual understanding between the AI and Health communities. The growing use of VR in gaining and sharing knowledge has never been more readily available and healthcare is one of the biggest adopters.

• Funding and investment from start-up to scale-up;
• How to commercialise your health technology in the NHS;
• How the NHS evaluates and purchases digital solutions;
• Estates and Facilities Management Innovation Exchange;
• Universities can improve your commercialisation success

are just some of the topics covered in this rewarding seminar.


Friday 17th January 2020

University of Essex, Innovation Centre, Boundary Road, Colchester CO4 3ZQ

09:30 Meet and greet, networking

10:00 John Stenhouse FIOEE, Business Support Manager, University Enterprise Zone

10:20 Louise Jopling PhD, Commercial Director: Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN)
11:10 Refreshment break
11:25 Prof. Mehdi Tavakoli, Knowledge Transfer Manager (KTN), Infrastructure, Med Tech & Therapies (Health)

12:00 Dr. Andrew Bateman PhD, Director, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) East of England Research Design Service

12:30 Julie Pauley, Innovation Adviser at Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), East of England

13:00 Panel questions

13:30 Buffet Lunch & networking

14:30 1:2:1 sessions (booking advised) & tour of the Innovation Centre and Studio X (VR & AI facilities)


Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway
Boundary Road
Colchester, CO4 3ZQ United Kingdom
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01206 405 500
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