Join DigitalHealth.London 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 MedCity and Tech London Advocates HealthTech Group
  • 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
      • Mark Jenkins, UK Managing & Medical Director, Oviva (DigitalHealth.London Accelerator cohort 2016-17)
      • Dr Hamish Graham, Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London Manager, Pfizer
    • 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 for Business, Greater London Authority
  • 13:30 – 14:10: Workshop by eHealth Hub (Optional): eHealth Hub & Innovation within healthcare: Key considerations for eHealth – An overview of eHealth Hub, a EU funded project providing support to eHealth SMEs anda workshop exploring the key considerations for SMEs in the eHealth space.

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