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

  • Greenwood Theatre, King’s College London, 55 Weston St, SE1 3RA (map)

Save the dateThursday 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 demands and guidance on 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

    • Moderation: Sarah Haywood, CEO, MedCity

  • 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:

      • Terry O'Neill, Head of Health, Knowledge Transfer Network

      • Aisling Burnand, CEO, Association of Medical Research Charities

      • Daniel Oliver Uriel, CEO, Capital Cell

      • Inga Deakin, Healthcare Principal, Touchstone Innovations

      • Nooman Haque, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Silicon Valley Bank

      • Jorge Armanet, CEO, HealthUnlocked

      • Eze Vidra, Chief Innovation Officer, Antidote

    • Moderation: Claire Dorrian, Senior Manager, Primary Markets, LSEG

  • 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.