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Innovation Day 2018

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Wednesday 13 June 2018
10am-10pm
The Nottingham Belfry
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Innovation Day is the foremost Life Sciences event in the East Midlands, regularly attracting 250+ delegates and 30+ exhibitors.

The day consists of:

  • A conference with top speakers covering hot topics relating to the sector
  • An exhibition and plenty of networking opportunities
  • Our Business Awards and Dinner for 2018

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10am

Refreshments, exhibition & networking

11am

Welcome & Housekeeping
Vivienne Parry OBE, Writer & broadcaster

11.05am

Medilink East Midlands Update
Dr Darren Clark, Chief Executive, Medilink East Midlands

11.20am

The Future Awakens: Life Sciences and Healthcare Predictions 2022
Karen Taylor, Research Director, Centre for Health Solutions, Deloitte LLP

12.00am

Translational research and technology platforms in The John van Geest Cancer Research Centre
Dr David Boocock, Group Leader of the Clinical Proteomics/Biological Mass Spectrometry Group, The John van Geest Cancer Research Centre, School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University

12.30pm

3 x Medilink East Midlands Member Showcase presentations

12.50pm

Codex4SMEs Introduction
Dr Carl Edwards, Commercial Manager, Leicester Precision Medicine Institute, University of Leicester

1pm

Lunch, exhibition & networking

2pm

Helping companies in the Life Science Sector to understand the NHS
Commercial Team, East Midlands Academic Health Science Network

2.30pm

The life sciences sector in the East Midlands – today and future potential
Dr Glenn Crocker MBE, Chief Executive Officer, BioCity

3pm

4 x Medilink East Midlands Member Showcase presentations 

3.30pm

Refreshments, exhibition & networking

4.30pm

Building a Drug Delivery company – Dos and Don’ts
Dr Faz Chowdhury, Chief Executive, Nemaura Pharma

4.55pm

Business Unusual: Transforming Salts Healthcare, a MedTech company from a Follower to a Global Leader
Philip Salt, Chief Executive, Salts Healthcare

5.20pm

Closing remarks

5.30pm

Drinks reception & networking

7pm

Gala Dinner

9pm

Entertainment by Rob Deering, Comedian, musician and writer

9.30pm

Awards Cermony

10pm

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The Start-Up Award sponsored by…
Nottingham Trent University’s research strategy is focused on innovative projects that have real impact. They deliver research excellence by working together to help solve the challenges of their partners in business, industry and society.
www.ntu.ac.uk

The Export Achievement Award sponsored by…
Hospital Aids and sister company Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd manufacture and supply evacuation equipment designed to aid the movement of non-ambulant persons in the event of fire or similar emergency.
www.hospitalaids.co.uk
www.spectrumhealthcare.co.uk

The Collaboration with the NHS Award sponsored by…
East Midlands Academic Health Science Network- Igniting Innovation. They bring together the NHS, universities, industry, 3rd sector and social care to transform the health of our East Midlands residents and stimulate wealth creation.
www.emahsn.org.uk

The Innovation Award sponsored by…
Potter Clarkson LLP is an award-winning, full service intellectual property firm of patent and trade mark attorneys and IP solicitors. With over 35 in their life sciences group, they are well-regarded for their successful prosecution, opposition and appeal work.
www.potterclarkson.com

The Outstanding Achievement Award sponsored by…
Shakespeare Martineau have one of the few life sciences specific legal teams in the country. They use their legal skills, experience and knowledge of the industry to provide their clients with relevant and practical advice and solutions.
www.shma.co.uk

Our awards highlight the best of the best in the Life Sciences sector for the East Midlands.

The 2018 winners and finalists were:

Start Up Winner: 
SurePulse Medical

Finalists:
Alcuris
N4Pharma Plc

Export Achievement Winner:
Charnwood Molecular

Finalists:
Pal International
Suez

Collaboration with the NHS Winner:
Questmark

Finalists:
Calla Technology
Uvamed

Innovation Winner:
Ariane Medical Systems

Finalists:
N4 Pharma Plc
Neater Solutions

Outstanding Achievement Winner:
Quotient Sciences

Finalists:
Datalink Electronics
NuVision Biotherapies