HealthTech Integrates 2023 Track 2


Overcoming the barriers adding complexity and cost to HealthTech development

Welcome and opening remarks

NEIL MESHER | Senior Vice President |  Philips, Western Europe

Fireside Chat

Fireside Chat 1

Steven Roberts | Chief Scientific Advisor | Barclays UK

Interviewed by

Jane Kennedy | Chief Business Officer | Discovery Park

Fireside Chat 2

Cristina Duran | Chief Digital Health Officer, R&D | AstraZeneca

Interviewed by

Paul Wicks | Independent Consultant | Wicks Digital Health

Picking the right door

How do we speed up market access and adoption by healthcare providers? Is access to clinicians or access to the HMOs/NHS still the biggest hurdle? Do you need radically different access systems for North America versus the European markets?


Paul Wicks | Independent Consultant | Wicks Digital Health


Emily Jefferson | Chief Technology Officer | Health Data Research UK

Akash Bijlani | Director, Global Market Access | Aptar Digital Health

Sandeep Konduru | Founding CEO | REMCARE

Megan Kelly | Solutions Delivery Manager | Vinehealth

Spotlight on the regulators

The evolving regulatory landscape across the UK, EU and US is complex and confusing. Is regulation keeping pace with innovation?


James Fry | Partner and Head of Life Sciences | Mills & Reeve


Michael Kipping | Director, Medical Technologies EMEAA | Element Materials Testing

Timothy Bubb | Technical Director | IMed Consultancy

Paul Weston | Review & Accreditations Director | ORCHA

Vishal Thakker | Head of UK Approved Body & Senior Regulatory Lead | British Standards Institution (BSI)

Realising the value of wellness

Leadership of the medtech/healthtech sector – With enhanced diagnostics, early detection, better understanding of disease causation and progression, when will the balance shift in favour of healthtech over biotech?


Phil Packer | Innovation Lead AMR and Vaccines, | Innovate UK


Joanna Wiecek | Chief Scientific Officer | CircaGene

Juhi Tandon | Medical Director | Cognitant

Jane Freeman | Associate Prof in Clinical Microbiology | University of Leeds

Mona Hayat | Founder & Chief Executive Officer | Nexus Digital Technology

Getting to the market

Your commercialisation strategy has the potential to make or break you – Do you go direct? How do you develop a channel partnering strategy? Do you partner with the leading providers?


Neil Ebenezer | Medical Technologist Specialist, | Department for International Trade


Meri Beckwith | Co-founder | Lindus Health

Steven Bagshaw | Head of Business Strategy | CPI

John Milad | Partner & Co-Head of Healthcare Ventures | Downing

Matt West | Chief Commercial Officer | Cognitant