Do you work in MedTech? Would you like to connect with the Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs) and learn how to access their scientific and research capabilities? At the Wellcome Collection on 8 February 2017, the first BRC exhibition and networking event for London and the South East will provide you with an opportunity to network with renowned BRCs. You can hear about successful projects they have been involved in and better understand the opportunities available to work collaboratively with the BRCs.

NHS intrapreneur Dr Nick Oliver, Wynn professor of human metabolism at Imperial College London worked with a cross-faculty team at Imperial’s NIHR Biomedical Research Centre to develop a smartphone app to manage type 1 diabetes. The Advanced Bolus Calculator for Diabetes is a self-learning tool that uses previous information to support people in making more effective decisions around their insulin. You can read more about Dr Oliver’s journey here:

The National Institute of Health Research BRCs were formed through partnerships between leading NHS organisations and universities; they conduct translational research to transform scientific breakthroughs into life-saving treatments for patients. This event will showcase the BRCs’ key areas of expertise across multiple therapeutic areas:
-Informatics, data and genomics
-Imaging and Diagnostics
-Novel Therapeutics and Technologies

Event Schedule
9:00 – 9:15: Arrival, Registration and Coffee
9:15 – 9:30: Introduction and Welcome (Sarah Haywood, CEO, MedCity)
9:30 – 10:00: Navigating the Research Landscape in the SouthEast, (Ravi Chana, Business Development Manager, NIHR NOCRI)
10:00 – 10:30: Horizon 2020, What, When and How (Abdul Rahim, Director, Vision2020)
10:30 – 10.45: Break
10:45 – 11:30: Collaborating with the NIHR Biomedical Research Centres
Oxford – Dr. Vasiliki Kiparoglou, Head of Operations, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Cambridge – speaker (TBC)
London – Prof. Bryan Williams Chair of Medicine at University College London and Director of the NIHR UCLH/UCL Biomedical Research Centre and Director of Research at UCL Hospitals.
11.30 – 13.00 Exhibition & Lunch
13:00 – 14:30: Networking & Partnering
15:00 : Event Close

Register to attend this free event or for further information please contact Yaesel Lee at