As our healthcare systems struggle to cope with increasing patient demands and longer lifespans now more than ever connected digital health systems and devices are essential in realizing a modern more efficient healthcare provision. Themarket for digital health was worth £23bn in 2014 and is expected to almost double to £43bn in 2018.
Many companies large and small have already entered the digital healthcare market, however the rewards are high and the pitfalls are many. This Seminar will look at a wide scope of considerations a company must consider as it seeks to establish its services and products within the UK and wider afield healthcare market. Delegates will hear from experts in their field and subjects will range from protecting Intellectual Property, Finance & Growth, Solutions for Product Digital Security and Practical Experiences and journeys of Speakers who have taken Digital Health into the NHS and US Military.
9.20 Welcome (P2I – BIPC/RTC)
9.30 Digital Healthcare a Learning Journey (Paul Marriott, RTC)
10.15 IP for Digital Technologies (Kelly Wren – Intellectual Property Office)
11.00 Patenting Digital Healthcare Innovations - how to identify patentable hardware and software inventions including circumventing exclusions from patentability - Susan Keston - HGF
11.30 Alex Shiel - Ward Hadaway
12.00 Q&A Panel Discussion
12.45 Internet of Things, Smart, Connected &Secure Philip Hart (Microchip Ltd)
1.30 Assistive Technologies (David Dunn - Sunderland Software City)
1.45 NHS Supply Chain Opportunities
2.15 Finance for Growth – N.E. Finance/NStar
2.24 Pathways to Innovation - RTC/BIPC
3.00 - 4.00 Networking and One-to-One (15 min) meeting opportunities with speakers
This event is delivered as part of 'Pathways to Innovation', funded by the European Regional Development Fund to support North East SMEs. You must be an SME, currently trading within the North East LEP area to attend this event i.e.Newcastle, Gateshead, Northumberland, North Tyneside and Durham (excluding Darligton)