Addressing today’s health demands: Fit for patients; fit for investment

15 June 2017 10:00 am - 15 June 2017 1:30 pm

techlondonweekSave the date: Thursday 15th June from 10:00 – 13:30 at the Greenwood Theatre, King’s College London, 55 Weston St, SE1 3RA

Join us during London Tech Week to access expert insight into healthcare demand and guidance into how to access funding to support demand-led innovation.

MedCity, DigitalHealth.London, Tech London Advocates HealthTech group and Asthma UK will host speakers and opinion leaders from across industry, the investment community and medical research charities for a series of presentations and interactive discussions, examining how to understand areas of unmet clinical and patient need and then how to fund and scale-up your technology development.


  • 10:00 – 10:30: Arrival, Registration and Coffee
  • 10:30 – 10:35: Welcome by hosts
  • 10:35 – 11:30: Understanding demand and unmet need – presentations and discussion
    • Confirmed speakers
      • Kay Boycott, CEO Asthma UK
      • Dr Ameet Bakhai, Consultant Cardiologist
      • Dr Anne Bruinvels, NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow, CEO Px Healthcare
      • Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow
  • 11:30 – 11:45: Networking break
  • 11:45 – 13:00: You know what is needed, now how to get it funded – expert panels, signposting to what’s available and interactive Q&A
    • Confirmed speakers:
      • Aisling Burnand, Chief Executive, Association of Medical Research Charities
      • Daniel Oliver Uriel, CEO Capital Cell
      • Inga Deakin, Healthcare Prinicipal at Touchstone Innovations
      • Nooman Haque, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Silicon Valley Bank
      • Jorge Armanet, CEO HealthUnlocked
      • Eze Vidra, Chief Innovation Officer Antidote
  • 13.00 – 13:15: Closing keynote and networking
    • Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor Business, Greater London Authority

Register for a place at this event and we will confirm your attendance closer to the event date. Please contact Yaesel Lee, Business Administrator at MedCity, at for any queries.