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NIHR Colorectal Therapies HTC - National Meeting 2017

NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technology Co-operative

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 from 09:00 to 16:00 (BST)

NIHR Colorectal Therapies HTC - National Meeting 2017

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National Meeting delegates will consist of a mix of clinicians (a large number are colorectal surgeons), academics from engineering, nanotechnology and biosensing backgrounds, industry and a number of patient representatives.
8 Sep 2017 Free  

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Jugaad or ‘frugal’ innovation will be the theme for the HTC’s 2017 National Meeting, to be held in Leeds this September.

Jugaad is a Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi word which essentially means finding a low-cost solution to a problem in an intelligent way, and the concept is being used as a new way to think constructively and differently about innovation.

Speakers already confirmed for the event include Jaideep Prabhu is Professor of Marketing and Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.He is the co-author of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth, described by The Economist as “the most comprehensive book yet” on the subject of frugal innovation. His most recent book, Frugal Innovation, was published in February 2015 and won the CMI’s Management Book of the Year Award 2016.

Professor Tony Young is National Clinical Lead for Innovation NHS England,Consultant Urological Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Innovation Southend, University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Director of Medical Innovation, Anglia Ruskin University. Professor Young has founded 4 Med-Tech start-ups and co-founded the £500m Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus which is set to become one of the world’s largest health innovation spaces.

Dr. Gnanaraj Jesudian is a Urologist from Christian Medical College, Vellore in South India and started his career as a pioneer medical missionary with Friends Missionary Prayer Band working among the Kukna tribes in Gujarat who had no doctors for the 600000 population. He is currently the Director of Medical Services of a NGO called SEESHA and an Adjunct Professor at Karunya University and chair of the Lancet commission on Global Surgery Center of Excellence in innovation for rural surgery. 

Professor Manju Ray is an Indian scientist in Molecular Enzymology and Cancer Biochemistry. She has done notable work in the development of anticancer drug, targeted drug delivery by Nano-Technology, and the understanding of the differentiation process of cells. Her interests cover tumor biochemistry and molecular enzymology. She is currently working as Emeritus Scientist in Bose Institute, Kolkata, India.

Anthony Roche, MBChB, has a longstanding multi-institutional collaboration with Makerere University and Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Much of the work is coordinated through Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery, which is a multidisciplinary, multinational collaboration that focuses on development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies to increase surgical and perioperative care capacity in resource-poor settings. Through ongoing partnership, with host institution leadership, we have seen substantial increases in the medical workforce, as well as improvements in quality and safety.

Further speakers will be announced over the next few months, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Apply now to attend this FREE event!

Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

 

Sponsorship Packages

NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technology Co-operative is a centre of expertise for the development of technologies in the area of colorectal disease, with a focus on minimally invasive therapies for colorectal disease, translating scientific innovation in engineering, nanotechnology and biosensing into clinical applications.  Our National Meeting brings together clinicians, academics, scientists, industry partners, patients and the public to work together to advance patient care by accelerating new science and technologies into patient benefit.

 

Our previous National Meetings have attracted over 150 people and there is always a good mix of clinicians (a large number are colorectal surgeons), academics from engineering, nanotechnology and biosensing backgrounds, industry and a number of patient representatives.

 

Why Should You Sponsor?

Show case your organisation to the current key players and collaborators in the national network

Interact with key opinion leaders from academia, the NHS and industry on key research issues

Network with other sponsors and develop relationships beneficial to your company

 

Sponsorship money is used to support innovation workshops, internships, education and engagement activities hosted by the HTC.

 

We offer the following sponsorship packages:

 

Platinum Sponsor - £5000 + VAT

  • Opportunity to host 10 minute lunchtime innovation showcase
  • 3 delegate invitations to pre-event dinner on 25th September
  • Acknowledgement in digital communications i.e. Twitter, Website, etc
  • Company logo featured prominently (largest company logo) on all event promotional material including event programme, badges and merchandise
  • Company logo to appear on interval slides between presentations in plenary sessions
  • A table stand in a prominent place at the National Meeting
  • Acknowledgement on conference printings, announcements, digital signage during the conference, electronic program and website
  • Banners at the welcome coffee and lunch stands

 

Gold Sponsor - £2500 + VAT

  • 1 delegate invitation to pre-event dinner on 25th September
  • Acknowledgement in digital communications i.e. Twitter, Website, etc
  • Company logo featured prominently on all event promotional material including event programme, badges and merchandise
  • Company logo to appear on interval slides between presentations in plenary sessions
  • A table stand in a prominent place at the National Meeting
  • Banners at the welcome coffee and lunch stands

 

Silver Sponsor - £1000 + VAT

  • Company logo featured on event programme
  • Company logo to appear on interval slides between presentations in plenary sessions
  • A table stand at the National Meeting
  • Banners at the registration desk, coffee and lunch stands

 

Exhibition Stand is £500 + VAT

The stands are 2x4ft trestle tables with space for roller banners and will be situated around the perimeter of the Victoria Hall at the Leeds Town Hall.

 

Poster opportunities also available.


 

Do you have questions about NIHR Colorectal Therapies HTC - National Meeting 2017? Contact NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technology Co-operative

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Leeds Town Hall
Victoria Hall
The Headrow
LS1 3AD Leeds
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 from 09:00 to 16:00 (BST)


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