Targeted Healthcare Production: Where is it needed most?

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Date: 26/03/2015 | Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Engine Shed, Station Approach Temple Meads Bristol BS1 6QH, Bristol, BS1 6QH United Kingdom
Organised by: UWE

Event summary

You are invited to ‘Targeted Healthcare Production: Where is it needed most?’ This event will be hosted by Redistributed Manufacturing Healthcare Research Network (RiHN) with the keynote address by Professor Sir Mark Walport, UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor.

The programme

  • 10:00 – Event registration & refreshments
  • 10:30 – Welcome
  • 10:45 – Keynote Address
  • 11:15 – EPSRC: Importance of RDM in Healthcare
  • 11:45 – Introduction to Sandpit approach
  • 12:15 – Sandpit I
  • 13:30 – Lunch
  • 14:15 – Sandpit II
  • 15:30 – Coffee
  • 16:00 – Plenary
  • 17:00 – Close

Benefits of attending

You will have the opportunity to engage with key stakeholders in an expert forum and influence future R&D directions in healthcare manufacturing. There will also be a call participate in one of 5 feasibility studies of up to £65,000 each over 6 months.

The opening forum on 26 March 2015 will include an afternoon sandpit workshop, likely to be focused around medical devices, diagnostics and dentistry. In April (details – TBC) RiHN will host a second workshop around pharmaceuticals and advanced therapeutics. RiHN events are free to attend but numbers are limited – early sign-up is strongly recommended.

RiHN events are free to attend but numbers are limited – early sign-up is strongly recommended

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