Join us during London Tech Week and find out how to access expert insight into healthcare demands and guidance on how to access funding to support demand-led innovation!

MedCity, Asthma UK, DigitalHealth.London and Tech London Advocates HealthTech group are hosting speakers and opinion leaders from across industry, the investment community and medical research charities for a series of presentations and interactive discussions, examining how to understand areas of unmet clinical and patient need and then how to fund and scale-up your technology development.


  • 10:00 – 10:30: Arrival, Registration and Coffee
  • 10:30 – 10:35: Welcome by hosts
  • 10:35 – 11:30: Understanding demand and unmet need – presentations and discussion
    • Confirmed speakers
      • Kay Boycott, CEO, Asthma UK
      • Dr Ameet Bakhai, Consultant Cardiologist
      • Dr Hamish Graham, London Manager, Pfizer Healthcare Hub
      • Dr Anne Bruinvels, NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow and CEO, Px Healthcare
      • Mark Jenkins, UK Managing & Medical Director, Oviva
    • Moderation: Sarah Haywood, CEO, MedCity
  • 11:30 – 11:45: Networking break
  • 11:45 – 13:00: You know what is needed, now how to get it funded – expert panels, signposting to what’s available and interactive Q&A
    • Confirmed speakers:
      • Terry O’Neill, Head of Health, Knowledge Transfer Network
      • Aisling Burnand, CEO, Association of Medical Research Charities
      • Daniel Oliver Uriel, CEO, Capital Cell
      • Inga Deakin, Healthcare Principal, Touchstone Innovations
      • Nooman Haque, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Silicon Valley Bank
      • Jorge Armanet, CEO, HealthUnlocked
      • Eze Vidra, Chief Innovation Officer, Antidote
    • Moderation: Claire Dorrian, Senior Manager, Primary Markets, LSEG
  • 13.00 – 13:15: Closing keynote and networking
    • Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor Business, Greater London Authority

Register for a place at this event and we will confirm your attendance closer to the event date:

Please contact Yaesel Lee, Business Administrator at MedCity, at with any queries.