Together Towards Tomorrow 2020

Together Towards Tomorrow 2020

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Ramside Hall Hotel



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9.30am - Arrival, registration and networking

10am - Welcome and introduction to MedConnect North, Professor Sam Eldabe (MedConnect North)

10.15am - The NIHR, supporting Medtech along the road to market, Dr Peter Sargent (NIHR NOCRI)

10.35am - Innovation in Practice, Professor Amar Rangan (York University) and Kurt Scott (IBEX)

10.55am - NIHR Clinical Research Network landscape, Dr Ashraf Azzabi (MedConnect North)

11.05am - Getting it right first time, the HRA HCRW approval process, Steph Blacklock and Catherine Adams (HRA)

11:25am Refreshment break and networking

11.50am - Virtual trials, Professor Yan Yiannakou (P3 Unit)

12.05pm - NICE MTAC and HealthTech Connect, Dr Teik Goh (NICE Medical Technology Advisory Committee member)

12.25pm - KEYNOTE Medical Device Regulations, product approval in the EU, Dr Bassil Akra (TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH)

12.50pm - Lunch and networking

1.50pm - Talk-ins

  1. Dr Bassil Akra (TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH)
  2. Regional Research Alliances - Jane Greenaway (DTVRA)

2.20pm - Refreshment break and networking

2.35pm - AHSN Innovation and Adoption, Rachel Morris (AHSN NENC)

2.50pm - Setting up and running a clinical study - from funded application to study closure, Dr Lisa Shaw (Newcastle University)

3.10pm - Clinical investigations and requirements for clinical evaluation, Mark Grumbridge (MHRA)

3.30pm - How innovation helped me, Lindsay Howard (Patient and research participant) and Morag Brookes (South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

3.55pm - Closing Remarks, Professor Sam Eldabe

4pm - Close

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