16 April 2019
Researchers, professors and firms will be discussing how medical technology, universities and businesses can interact, at the University of Birmingham’s latest Business Club event.
The Innovation in Medical Devices Breakfast Briefing will take place on 14 May at Birmingham Research park.
The event will feature a number of speeches and talks, including one from Professor Robert Stone, who will present an overview of the projects undertaken by the University of Birmingham’s Human Interface Technologies Team, in particular highlighting the development of a ‘Mixed Reality’ training system for future Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) paramedics.
In addition, Dr Naomi Green (University of Birmingham) and Adam Sheward (Kimal Plc) will discuss their work on a medical technology project between the University of Birmingham and Kimal Plc, outlining the benefits of university and business collaboration.
The event will also showcase the support available to eligible businesses through the Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) and Smart Factory Hub programmes.
Representatives from both projects will discuss the variety of support options available, ranging from Clinical Trials consultancy to smart manufacturing.
The University of Birmingham Business Club is a network that gives businesses and academics the opportunity to meet and develop mutually beneficial collaborations.
The club's breakfast briefings are themed around business-relevant presentations and networking time. The event is free of charge with refreshments provided and the University's business engagement team on hand to answer any questions.
To sign up for this Breakfast Briefing, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uob-business-club-breakfast-briefing-innovation-in-medical-devices-tickets-58732858561