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Collaboration to Drive Innovation

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Collaboration to Drive Innovation

Securing Funding - Meeting the Challenge

Opportunities to drive innovation and accelerate development through collaboration with Leicester Precision Medicine Institute (LPMI) in:

  • Informatics & Digital Health

  • Innovation in Health & Disease Detection using Diagnostic, Preventative and Sensor Technologies


The purpose of this one day event is to identify

  • Innovation opportunities within the Life Sciences/Health Sciences sectors

  • How Leicester Precision Medicine Institute can collaborate with industry to accelerate innovation

  • Routes of funding to support projects

  • Potential collaborations




The Agenda for the day is shown below:


09:30: Coffee and registration


10:00: Welcome and Overview of all funding available

  • Prof. Martin Tobin, Director LPMI and Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Public Health

  • Dr Alasdair Gaw, Commercial Director LPMI and Director of Enterprise for College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester

  • Dr Terry O’Neill, Head of Health, Knowledge Transfer Network Ltd


11:00: Industry and academic challenges in developing innovation

Setting the scene: “Informatics and digital health”

  • Prof. Keith Abrams, Professor of Medical Statistics and Head Biostatistics Research Group, University of Leicester

  • John Clarke, Chief Information Officer, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust

  • Aurelio Arias, Consultant, Thought Leadership, Europe, QuintilesIMS

Coffee

Setting the scene: “Innovation in health and disease detection using diagnostic, preventative and sensor technologies”

  • Ruth Bakerson-Lowe, UK Sales Manager at Sensium Healthcare

  • Dr Paul Davis, Chief Scientific Officer at Mologic

  • Dr Aarti Parmar, Enterprise Fellow, Ember


12:30: Lunch and Networking - Plus Tiger Stadium Tour


13:30: Workshop - Round table discussion:

Identifying opportunities to drive innovation and accelerate development through collaboration with Leicester Precision Medicine Institute


15:00: Feedback

Project idea discussions

Afternoon tea and cakes


15:30: Closing remarks

Prof. Martin Tobin, Director LPMI and Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Public Health


15:45: End - Tiger Stadium Tour for those interested



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