The Cancer Innovation Challenge brings Innovation Centres and various partner organisations together to encourage open innovation in data to improve cancer care and outcomes in Scotland.
Come along to this free networking event to find out about the various support mechanisms in place to help you realise your data-related healthcare innovation.
There will be short presentations and/or representatives from organisations such as Innovate UK, Scottish Enterprise, NHS, NSS, MediCity, SHIL, CivTech, Informatics Ventures, Edinburgh BioQuarter, CodeBase, DHI, Product Forge and the Data Lab to give you an idea of the opportunities, support and funding routes available.
So if you're an entrepreneur/startup/SME interested in innovating using data in the healthcare space in Scotland, come and have a drink and a chat and find out what help is available.
FINAL AGENDA AND ORGANISATIONS PRESENT
We are delighted to announce that the Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse MSP will be attending.
13.30 Event start
13.30-14.00 Arrivals and Informal chat
14.00-14.05 Introduction to event
14.05-14.15 Paul Wheelhouse MSP - Strategic overview of innovation support in Scotland
14.15-14.20 Robert Martin (Innovate UK) - Innovate UK opportunities/support available
14.20-14.25 David McHoul (Scottish Enterprise) - Support available from Scottish Enterprise
14.25-14.30 Andrew Fowlie (Scottish Government/NHS) - NHS innovation landscape
14.30-14.35 Tammy Watchorn (NSS) - In0v8 hub
14.35-14.40 Barbara Blaney (MediCity) - Support/services provided by MediCity/BioCity
14.40-14.45 Sheena MacCormick (Scottish Health Innovations Ltd) - What SHIL offers
14.45-14.50 Steve Ewing (Informatics Ventures) - Support available from Informatics Ventures
14.50-16.30 Informal networking
16.30 Event end
Organisations represented but not presenting:
CivTech - Rui Cardoso
Edinburgh BioQuarter - Hans Moller
CodeBase - Steve Drost
Product Forge - Allan Lloyds
DHI Scotland - Janette Hughes
The Data Lab - Dave Fitch and Steph Wright
All organisations mentioned above will have table for you to approach them for a chat