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Medilink: Digital health catalyst technology collaboration workshop

28 November, 2017, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Attend this interactive Technology Collaboration Workshop in Nottingham in order to find out about, and provide feedback on, the Innovate UK Digital Health programme. 

What’s on offer?

This workshop will provide:

– Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) overview
– Overview of Innovate UK Digital Health programme
– Q&A panel discussion
– Possible collaboration opportunities

This FREE event is being held as part of the INSTILS programme.  Indeed, INSTILS is a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  Find out more.

Workshop agenda

  • 9:00 – Registration and refreshments
  • 9:30 – Welcome and introductions: Medilink East Midlands
  • 09:35 – KTN overview and Overview of Innovate UK Digital Health Programme:
    David Calder, KTN and Chris Sawyer, Innovate UK
  • 10:05 – Experience of applying for Innovate UK grant: Chris Barker, Spirit Healthcare
  • 10:25 – Refreshments and break
  • 11:00 – EMAHSN priorities for digital health and care and support available to regional SMEs
    Nick Brown, East Midlands Academic Health Science Network
  • 11:20 – Skills and Support for Success in a digital age –introducing the Digital Growth Programme
    Jon Egley, East Midlands Chamber
  • 11:30 – Q&A Panel –how to support SMEs with digital technology to meet these areas of interest
  • 12:00 – Collaboration opportunities
  • 12:30 – Lunch and networking
  • 13:30 – Close

Innovate UK

You may not realise it but Innovate UK is investing up to £35 million through the Digital Health Technology Catalyst.  In short, this is investment in projects developing new digital technology solutions to healthcare challenges.  Furthermore, the Digital Health Technology Catalyst is a 4-year programme.  Although round 1 recently closed, planning for round 2 is now in progress.

In short, the first competition sought ideas with the potential to achieve one or more of the following:
• improve patient outcomes
• transform healthcare delivery
• enable more efficient delivery of healthcare

While these objectives are core to the programme, your views on potential changes/additions will be of great value.  Moreover, we hope to cover such feedback during the event.

Further information and registration

If you have any questions at all, then please contact Becky Sharpe on 0115 822 3154.  In order to book your free place, please complete the ‘book online now’ form.


28 November, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Medilink East Midlands
0115 822 3154


Park Inn by Radisson
Mansfield Road
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG5 2BT United Kingdom
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0115 935 9988


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