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Science: Disrupt London Sessions - Future Health
Mon 6 March 2017, 18:30 – 21:30 GMT
Science is going through a revolution.
The world of tech, startups, makers, innovators and collaborators are beginning to be welcomed in to the scientific ecosystem in a way never seen before.
Science: Disrupt brings together the innovators, iconoclasts and entrepreneurs intent on creating change in science.
Join us at Aviva's Digital Garage for our 5th London Session, where we return to the theme of FUTURE HEALTH. We'll be talking about surgical robotics, health-tech startups, corporate forays into health innovation, health-tech investment...and of course anything else you want to add in our Q&A panel!
Our wonderful panel include:
Dr Helge Wurdemann is a Roboticist and Lecturer in Medical Devices in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London interested in the design and application of bio-inspired, soft and stiffness-controllable medical and haptic devices and robotic art.
Dr Amy Varney
Dr. Amy Varney is VP Operations at OxStem, a start-up biotechnology ‘spin-out’ from the University of Oxford, where Amy obtained her doctorate in Medicinal Chemistry. OxStem is a drug discovery company developing novel in situ cell programming therapies for treatment of diseases with high unmet clinical need. Amy was part of entrepreneurial and commercial programs at Oxford prior to her joining the OxStem business team in 2015.
Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein is the Senior Director, Consumer R&D at the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Centre, London. Her main responsibilities are scouting and evaluating early stage technologies and opportunities and managing external partnerships for the strategic areas within the Consumer Sector. She works closely with start-up companies, accelerators and incubators across the EMEA region and provides leadership and mentorship.
Johnson & Johnson
Sr Director, Consumer R&D
Dr Amy Varney
Dr Helge Wurdemann
Roboticist & Lecturer