9am – Arrival, registration and networking

10am – Welcome and introduction to MedConnect North, Professor Sam Eldabe

Funding Innovation Development, Peter Sargent (NOCRI)

Innovation in Practice, Professor Amar Rangan and Kurt Scott (IBEX)

The CRN landscape, Dr Ashraf Azzabi

Refreshment break and networking

NICE MTAC and HealthTech Connect, Dr Teik Goh

Company perspective, speaker TBC


1pm – Lunch and networking


Driving the spread and adoption of new technologies, speaker TBC

Clinical investigations and requirements for clinical evaluation, MHRA

How Innovation helped me, Patient

3.30pm – Closing Remarks, Professor Sam Eldabe