Breakthroughs in Healthcare Technologies Conference

Thursday 8th November 2018
etc.venues Farringdon - The Hatton,
51-53 Hatton Garden, Clerkenwell, London EC1N 8HN
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The London Interdisciplinary Biosciences Consortium, in conjunction with the UCL-Birkbeck MRC DTP are proud to announce their inaugural "Breakthroughs in Healthcare Technologies Conference" funded by the EPSRC

This cross-funder activity aspires to showcase the science at the boundaries of our respective doctoral training programmes remits and demonstrate applications and translational potential within industry and the UK public and private health service.

This event aims to provide early career researchers the opportunity to hear from prominent speakers in industry and academia, and to share their own research, in the following themes; Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics, Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering, Clinical Technologies and Medical Imaging

Confirmed Speakers

  • Professor Alan Murray, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Nick Stone, University of Exeter
  • Professor K Kostas Kostarelos, University of Manchester
  • Professor Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde
  • Dr. Alison Turner, Group Leader UCB
  • Dr. Mike Raxworthy, Founder/ CE Neotherix Ltd
  • Dr. Klaus Engel, Principal Key Expert, Siemens
  • Dr. Leslie Holton, External Research Program Manager Medtronic


  • 09:00-09:30 Registration with Networking Breakfast
  • 09:30-09:45 Opening Address: Dr. Celia Caulcott, UCL Vice - Provost Enterprise London
  • 09:45-11:05 Clinical Technologies Session: Chaired by Jonathan Shapey
  • 11:05-11:35 Coffee
  • 11:40-13:00 Medical Imaging Session: Chaired by Sebastien Ourselin
  • 13:00-14:00 Networking Lunch with Careers Stands
  • 14:10-15:30 Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Session: Chaired by Phoebe Heseltine
  • 15:30-16:00 Coffee
  • 16:10-17:30 Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics Session: Chaired by Bernice Akpinar
  • 17:30-17:45 Closing Address: Professor David Price, UCL Vice - Provost Research
  • 17:45-19:00 Networking and Drinks Reception