Past events

February 2017

28

Photonics for Healthcare

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

The event will showcase recent successes in the field, highlight new innovations and examine available support mechanisms for UK-based researchers and industries.

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28

Developing Local Transformation in Diabetes Care and Services

Jurys Inn, Hinckley Island Hotel, Watling Street, Burbage, Leicestershire LE10 3JA

Morph Consultancy is delighted to offer to all diabetes healthcare professionals, diabetes managers and commissioners a free meeting looking at the future of diabetes commissioning and service provision. This meeting will provide an opportunity to consider options for service transformation.

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27

BPSU - Rare Disease Conference 2017: From bench to bedside - new treatments for children with rare disease

Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH

The British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU) is holding a second conference, this time in collaboration with Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The conference theme, “From bench to bedside: New treatments for children with rare disease”, will allow cutting edge scientific data to be presented from world leading clinicians, scientists, policy-makers and patient groups.

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27

‘Ask the Expert’ ITM Educational Seminar Series: I want to make a new healthcare device – how do I do it?

Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH

The first in a series of ITM seminars, the title of the session will be “I want to make a new healthcare device – how do I do it?” and will be presented by Professor Liam Grover and Dr Tom Clutton-Brock. The session will last for one hour and will give the opportunity to ask questions and generate some new ideas.

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24

Webinar: Multi morbidity and frailty: the biggest challenge for commissioners, clinicians and patients?

Webinar

This webinar, from 12 - 1pm, explores how to address the impact on quality of life, mortality and greater use of unplanned care. The webinar is aimed at commissioners and clinicians, but all are welcome to join.

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16

BioBrum life science event

Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

The BioHub Birmingham®, Birmingham’s flagship life science incubator, is hosting its first BioBrum Life Science event on 16 February. Aimed at pre-revenue life science companies, the free event will include talks on finance, intellectual property, effective use of professional networks and business development.

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16

Innovation in Health and Life Sciences Competition Briefing Round 2 - Birmingham

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

Innovate UK is investing up to £15 million in projects addressing technical or commercial challenges in health and life sciences. The aim is to increase competitiveness for UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The H&LS sector focuses on agriculture, food and healthcare. It is supported by bioscience technology, medical research and engineering and physical sciences expertise.

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15

Meridian LIVE

Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham B5 7QU

Commemorating the first birthday of Meridian, the WMAHSN's online health innovation exchange, we would like to invite you to join us for Meridian LIVE. Meridian has grown from strength to strength in its inaugural twelve months and Meridian LIVE will provide delegates with the opportunity to meet the people behind the campaigns and innovations submitted.

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10

Delivering Devolution – The Role of New Public Service Delivery Model

Beacon Centre for the Blind, Wolverhampton Road, Dudley WV4 6AZ

This free event will explore how commissioners and providers can work together to implement the devolution agenda in areas such as health, social care and children’s services. Designed for leaders, commissioners and providers of public services, this event will showcase successful new delivery models from around the country and explore a range of questions.

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8

The Joint Annual Diabetes Conference 2017

Holiday Inn Walsall, M6 Junction 10, Walsall WS2 0BS

In connection with Diabetes UK, the West Midlands Cardiovascular Clinical Network team would like to invite colleagues to The Joint Annual Diabetes Conference 2017. The day will be a mix of presentations from keynote speakers, combined with workshops and poster presentations.

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8

Health Services and Delivery Research Programme briefing event

Central London, venue TBC

The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) programme has launched a research funding call for applications for Expressions of Interest: Rapid Service Evaluation Research Teams. They are hosting a briefing event in Central London, where they will outline the aims and objectives of the call and host a Q&A session for any potential applicants.

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8

InFocus: Women In Innovation - ready to make an impact?

Webcast

Innovate UK’s inFocus Women in Innovation Awards stimulated unparalleled interest, and helped show the untapped potential out there in our female innovators and entrepreneurs. This webcast meeting from 10am - 3.45pm will provide an opportunity for innovators to highlight the work they are doing and to understand what other funding and support opportunities are available.

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7

A Midlands Engine Masterclass

Hinckley Island Hotel and Conference Venue, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 3JA

Medilink East Midlands and Medilink West Midlands, together with MasterControl and their partner UL LLC, are pleased to offer a Midlands Engine Masterclass which will focus on the proposed changes to the Medical Device Regulation for the European Market. These changes are due to come into effect in late 2019 or early 2020, detailing how they will impact all medical device manufacturers.

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6

Export Hub – E-Commerce China Clinic and Digital Workshop

iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

Export Hub brings you three free events: E-Commerce China Clinic, Business Growth and Digital Workshop.

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2

Innovation Engine event

iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham Campus, 6 Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4BP

This special, one-off event is aimed at giving innovative SMEs the chance to offer new solutions to challenges (that currently don't have off the shelf solutions) and to meet the key partners behind the city’s pioneering Innovation Engine programme. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Innovation Engine stimulates demand for new or improved services, processes and products from local SME businesses.

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