European Health-Tech Innovation Week™ 2022 Liverpool
INNOVATION WEEK™ 2022
Liverpool - 16th of May, 2022
Get ready to be inspired
Dive into the latest innovations in the healthcare industry and meet the next generation of future health-tech leaders.
Come and meet the most
across the entire European Healthcare Industry
Make 1 year worth of valuable connections in one dayAll times are in GMT | Liverpool, May 16th
|All times are in GMT | Liverpool, May 16th|
|09:00 - 09:30||
Developing health wearables in a rapidly changing world
Dr Jacob Skinner has a background in academia, engineering, the physical sciences and wearable products. He founded Thrive Wearables, a full-service business specialising in the design and development of health and wellbeing wearables, in 2015 to provide a platform for organisations united by the desire to improve lives through wearable technology.
Jacob is a product development expert who works with people and technology to create user-driven products that offer real value.
Dr. Jacob Skinner,
CEO, Thrive Wearables
|09:30 - 10:30||
Panel discussion 1: Adopting technology innovation in hospitals in NHSAlder Hey Children's Hospital enjoys an International Reputation in many disciplines and has over the last few years become recognised as a leader in healthcare innovation. With the new hospital's state of the art digital infrastructure, clinical entrepreneurs, dedicated commercial innovation team and active engagement with industry, academia and the local community we have created a true exemplar of the power of public and private collaboration and partnerships for accelerating innovation into healthcare. Alder hey innovation hub works with partners such as Microsoft, Vodafone.
Paediatric surgeon Co Founder and Clinical Director of Innovation, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
|10:30 - 11:30||
Panel discussion 2: Adopting technology innovation in hospitals in NHSAlder Hey Children's Hospital enjoys an International Reputation in many disciplines and has over the last few years become recognised as a leader in healthcare innovation.
With the new hospital's state of the art digital infrastructure, clinical entrepreneurs, dedicated commercial innovation team and active engagement with industry, academia and the local community we have created a true exemplar of the power of public and private collaboration and partnerships for accelerating innovation into healthcare. Alder hey innovation hub works with partners such as Microsoft, Vodafone.
|11:30 - 12:30||
Panel discussion for future of surgeryThis is an exciting time to be involved in surgery. The future of surgery will bring innovative technologies, enhanced understanding of disease and wider collaboration among experts and innovators to improve patient care.
Technologies such as surgical robots, artificial intelligence, three-dimensional printing and new imaging methods are already changing and will continue to change the way surgical care is delivered. Developments in fields such as genomics, regenerative medicine and cell-based therapies could open new avenues for predicting and treating disease, which were unthinkable only a few years ago.
Attend GIANT Health to learn what the future looks like, meet the leaders demonstrating which technologies are likely to have the greatest impact, and what this means for patients and surgical professionals.
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon ,Barts Health NHS Trust
MD, Surgeon DigitalHealth Innovator,Portsmouth Regional Hospital
Professor Marlies P. Schijven,
MD PhD MHSc, Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon, Chair on Simulation, Serious Gaming and Applied Mobile Healthcare
MD, Founder and Chair, Clinical Professor, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine
|12:30 - 13:00||
Keynote session : Telecoms and 5G in Healthcare
Amy works with world-leading operators and tech companies to define opportunities and strategies in the B2B and AI fields. She is the research lead for STL's Digital Health Practice, as well as its Enterprise research stream exploring opportunities relating 5G, private networks, NaaS and key verticals. Before joining STL in 2017, she was Head of ICT Research at Fitch Solutions.
Principal Analyst, STL Partners
|13:00 - 13:30||
Innovation and Health
Dr Phil Jennings is a practising GP who joined the Innovation Agency as medical director in 2016, before being appointed as chief executive in autumn 2020.
He has a specialist interest in cardiology and was previously the Primary Care Lead for the Cheshire and Merseyside Cardiac Network and helped to develop the Wirral Intermediate Cardiac Clinic. He joined the management team of Wirral PCT and subsequently became Chairman of NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group, where he led the organisation through its development and authorisation.
He moved to NHS England/Improvement North West as deputy medical director, a role he continued part time in his first year with the Innovation Agency.
Chief Executive,Innovation Agency
|13:30 - 14:30||
LUNCH and Structured Networking.Featuring GIANT Health’s
“Ukrainian technology innovation SUPPLIERS SHOWCASE”.
GIANT Health is proud to support both technology businesses in the Ukraine, and Ukrainian refugees abroad providing technology services. We are showcasing video presentations from numerous Ukrainian technology suppliers who offer your business numerous valuable and cost-effective services, from software developing, to web design, AI programming, and other digital services
|15:15 - 15:45||
Fireside chat: The emerging role of immersive therapeutics in a post-pandemic world
Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, is Director of Health Services Research for Cedars-Sinai Health System and Professor of Medicine and Public Health at UCLA. He directs the Cedars-Sinai Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CS-CORE), a multidisciplinary team that investigates how digital health technologies – including wearable biosensors, smartphone applications, virtual reality and social media – can strengthen the patient-doctor bond, improve outcomes and save money. CS-CORE unites clinicians, computer scientists, engineers, statisticians and health services researchers to invent, test and implement digital innovations, always focusing on the value of technology to patients and their providers.
-Provide choice of scenario, location, sound in future VR programs
Director of Health Services Research, Cedars-Sinai Health System
15:45 - 16:30
Will you adopt me?
How digital health is reimbursed and scaled: 4 countries. 4 models
All health systems are united by a common trait- fragmentation. Different reimbursement and adoption pathways in different countries can make digital health solutions hard to scale in some countries. The market you choose can make or break your business. Europe is particularly complex. How do we go about it? We will kick off my providing you with an overview of how health systems are organized in Europe and why it matters for entrepreneurs. Our panellists will then share their journeys to adoption in 4 of the biggest markets: France, Germany, Spain, UK.
Together we will answer to the following questions:
-How are the health systems organized in Europe?
Founder i-Expand, Author (Cash or Crash- How to launch a digital health business…successfully).
Founder of Basil Strategies, France
co-Founder, KAIA HEALTH, Germany
Managing Director, WYSA, UK
Elena Torrente Segarra,
Digital Health Development Deputy Director, DKV Salud, Spain
|16:30 - 17:00||
NOW IN YEAR 9: GIANT Health's Startup Showcase
GIANT Health, in partnership with P4 Precision Medicine, is proud to showcase an impressive selection of Europe’s leading, award winning health-tech innovation start-ups. Continuing our 9-year track record as the leading “magnet for innovation”, according to the BBC, here’s an important selection of superb businesses demonstrating valuable innovations in healthcare - innovations that support GIANT’s mission “To improve the health and well-being of people around the world, by facilitating the acceleration and adoption of tech innovation”
Day 1: here are the first 3 start ups. Note 7 more will be featured on Wednesday, Thursday, and FridayHertility Health