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Technology, Data & Devices The HealthTech Ecosystem

Canary Wharf, London

25 June 2024

HealthTech Integrates 2024 Agenda

Canary Wharf, London, 25 June 2024

Discuss the major challenges impacting the HealthTech sector in this one-day gathering of technology, diagnostics, devices and therapeutics organisations, clinicians and regulators.


PLEASE NOTE – The timings have not been finalised so maybe subject to change.

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Discussing the advances in technology, data and devices that are driving the future of HealthTech
Exploring the ecosystem of people, skills, funds and policy that are shaping the HealthTech sector

Registration & Networking

08:20 – 09:10

Registration and networking

Welcome & Opening Remarks

09:10 – 09:20

Welcome & Opening Remarks


Fireside Chat 1

09:20 – 09:50

Fireside Chat 1


Fireside Chat 2

09:50 – 10:10

Fireside Chat 2


Session 1

You wear it well

From tracking our sleep to counting our steps to monitoring blood sugar levels, wearable devices record a huge amount of data about our health and wellbeing. How can we harness the value of this data to inform clinical decisions?

Panellists include:

Clare Anderson
Professor of Sleep and Circadian Science, University of Birmingham

Session 2

The reinvention of prevention

Prevention is better than a cure. Can diagnostics devices, early detection, and a better understanding of wellness support the shift from a reactive to proactive healthcare system?

Panellists include:

Cynthia Bullock
Deputy Director – Healthy Ageing Challenge, Innovate UK

John Terry
Managing Director, Neuronostics Ltd

Jane Freeman
Associate Professor in Clinical Microbiology, University of Leeds

Joanna Wiecek
Chief Scientific Officer, CircaGene

Networking Coffee Break

11:05 – 11:30

Networking Coffee Break

Session 3

Apps and accessibility

From nutrition to fitness to connecting us with our GPs, it seems there’s an app for everything. What are the latest trends in HealthTech apps, and how do we ensure apps are accessible for everyone?

Session 4

Dr ChatGPT

Generative AI will be instrumental in the future of HealthTech, making it easier to interpret data, make personalised recommendations, an even create chatbots and virtual assistants for each stage of the patient journey. How can the HealthTech sector harness the benefits of generative AI?

Session 5

Is HealthTech green tech?

How does the HealthTech sector fit into the NHS’ ambitious Net Zero plan? Innovative technology can help us make the sector greener, but with an increased number of devices, single-use plastics, and energy-intensive data processing and storage, what challenges does the sector face?

Panellists include:

Martin Baxter
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, IEMA

Addie MacGregor
Sustainability Manager, ABHI

Michelle Sullivan
Head of Public Affairs EMEA, Boston Scientific

Networking Lunch

13:15 – 14:15

Networking Lunch

Session 6

Innovation to commercialisation

HealthTech innovations only have real-world benefits when they’re in the hands of the people who need them. How do you develop your regulatory and commercialisation strategy for a smooth journey to market?

Facilitated by:

Neil Mesher
Non Executive Director, Life Sciences Hub Wales

Panellists include:

Vishal Thakker
Head of UK Approved Body & Senior Regulatory Lead, BSI

Ama Frimpong
Head of Product Development, 52 North Health

Phil Brown
Director, Technical and Regulatory, Association Of British Healthcare Industries Limited

Session 7

A multidisciplinary meeting of minds

Developing a HealthTech device requires a huge diversity of skills in health, biology, chemistry, technology, engineering, computing and more. How do we create a multidisciplinary ecosystem that supports innovation?

Facilitated by:

Philip Carvil
Head of Clusters (NW) – UK Research and Innovation, STFC

Panellists include:

Jean Feghali
Head of Research & Development, WeWALK

Michael Kipping
Director, Medical Technologies EMEAA, Element Materials Testing

Session 8

Finding the funds

In a competitive and fast-growing healthcare sector, how do you secure funding for innovative ideas? What do potential investors want to hear and see from HealthTech entrepreneurs?

Panellists include:

Stephen Hodsdon
Partner, J A Kemp – Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys

Sam Stephens
Director, TBAT Innovation Limited

Networking Drinks

16:00 – 17:00

Drinks Reception

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