Virtual Northern MedTech Summit 2021

The Virtual Northern MedTech Summit 2021 is an exciting initiative powered by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical MedTech Co-operative, the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) and Empact Ventures. It aims to showcase and raise awareness of the North’s position as a MedTech cluster for public and private sector organisations of all sizes while encouraging new collaborations to address the challenges in the healthcare sector today and tomorrow.

The event is open any individual, professional, academic, researchers, clinicians, tech startup, scale-up, SME, corporate, funder or patient who will be super connected by Empact Ventures to people, organisations and opportunities to address their challenges, needs and interests.

The event will be held Virtually on 28th January 2021 at 9.30am – 1:30pm

Our collective goals of the summit are:

  • To showcase the North as a leading MedTech Cluster by raising awareness of its world-class infrastructure, support and networks available
  • To foster new collaborations within and across the North and beyond
  • To focus on building a stronger foundation in a post-COVID-19 world to future-proof the UK Healthcare System
  • To create and stimulate new discussions around the challenges, trends and needs in today’s new normal
  • To bring new perspectives and approaches from other industries to the healthcare sector


To register for free for the summit visit; Once registered, the Empact Ventures team will make 3 free super connections after the day to potential partners, clients or funders according of your registered interests, needs and challenges

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Sponsorship and Exhibitions


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Why Should You Sponsor?

  • Show case your organisation to the current key players and collaborators in the national network advancing surgical care and technology dissemination in the NHS.
  • Interact with key opinion leaders from academia, the NHS and industry on key research issues.
  • Network with other sponsors and develop relationships beneficial to your company.
  • Sponsorship money is used to support our early career innovators programme, the MedTech Foundation, and you could support students and trainees to attend innovation workshops, research internships, education and engagement activities hosted by the MIC. Finally, you could support MedTech Foundation Scholars to undertake research internships, gaining recognition in reports and outputs.

Thank you for considering sponsoring our National Meeting. We are happy to discuss any sponsorship offer with you but please see some packages that are available and cater for a range of needs and budgets.