Virtual Northern MedTech Summit 2021 (National Meeting 2020)

The Virtual Northern MedTech Summit 2021 was an exciting initiative powered by National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Surgical MedTech Co-operative, the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) and Empact Ventures. It aimed 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 was open to any individual, professional, academic, researchers, clinicians, tech startup, scale-up, SME, corporate, funder or patient who were super connected by Empact Ventures to people, organisations and opportunities to address their challenges, needs and interests.

The event was held virtually on 28th January 2021 at 9.30am – 1:30pm

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Conference Recordings

If you missed out or were unable to attend this event, you can view the proceedings via the following videos:

The Virtual Northern MedTech Summit – Keynote Speaker Video of Professor Sir John Tooke


Roundtable 1 The Future of MedTech in Today’s ‘New Normal’ by COVID 19


Roundtable 2 The Role of Artificial Intelligence AI and MedTech in Healthcare


Roundtable 3 – The Challenges, Trends & Opportunities faced by MedTech Companies in the North


Roundtable 4 – Improving Patient Outcomes through the Latest Surgical Innovations


Roundtable 5 Overcoming Procurement Challenges to Maximise MedTech Adoption


Roundtable 6 Adopting Innovation Beyond MedTech & New Thinking in Healthcare Today


Roundtable 7 – Adapting to MedTech Regulations


Roundtable 8: Using MedTech to tackle health inequalities & drive economic growth in the North


Roundtable 9-The Future of Innovation MedTech for trainees, early career professionals and students


Virtual Northern MedTech Summit – Startup & Scale-up Showcase – QV Bioelectronics


Virtual Northern MedTech Summit & Super Connect for Good Competition – NeateBox Pitch Video


Virtual Northern MedTech Summit – Startup & Scale-up Showcase: my mhealth video