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Internationalising the South West's Digital Healthcare

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us to hear from an expert panel providing the latest information on international digital health tech developments and find out how you can internationalise your offer.


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Topics to be covered:- 

  • The latest on Apps for self-care and wellness
  • Prescribing apps and digital therapeutics
  • Tele-medicine; Remote monitoring; Remote triage
  • Support for companies in the Health Tech space to sell their products in overseas markets.


Who is this webinar for?

South West Healthcare and Life Sciences companies with products and services that have scope to develop digitally and internationalise.


Please Note: We will send you details of the online platform and login details prior to the event.


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Expert Panel members

Sarah Hildersley – Department for International Trade SW, Healthcare sector lead

With extensive business development experience as a British diplomat all over the world helping UK companies achieve sales success, and private sector experience from Iraq, Sarah now advises South West companies on their approach to selling in complex markets in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.  Having worked extensively with small businesses and some of the largest UK firms, Sarah is well placed to help our companies secure sales in the most efficient way.  Sarah helps companies analyse their route to market and to secure sustainable sales.  She recently took on the expanded role of High Growth Markets Specialist in recognition of our levelling-up plans to help South West companies break into new markets.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahhildersley


Hassan Chaudhury – Department for International Trade HQ Digital Healthcare lead

Hassan Chaudhury is a Digital Healthcare expert from the Department of International Trade.  He has a Health and Social Care background spanning NHS informatics, commissioning, commissioning support and public health.  Hassan previously founded a digital agency working with 'real world evidence' supplying global pharma and med tech. He was also a Researcher at Imperial College, London.


Professor Richard Luxton -  Medilink SW & UWE

Richard initiated the development and launch of Medilink SW in April 2012 and Chairs the Board of Directors. In 2008 he launched the Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology, UWE with Prof Janice Kiely and in 2018 they launched the Health Tech Hub.

Medilink South West is part of Medilink UK; a national health technology business support organisation. Medilink South West supports innovation, new product development and diversification in the sector by providing focused events, identifying potential research and commercial opportunities and highlighting details of the latest funding competitions.  The network includes hundreds of companies and organisations across the healthcare sector, including manufacturing; supply chain; materials and design and support services. Medilink provides the knowledge and support to help your business grow and exploit opportunities.


Richard Wyatt-Haines – Founder and Director of HCI, (Health and Care Innovations LLP)

Richard Wyatt-Haines is the founder and Director of HCI, a partnership with Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust that is transforming healthcare, using digital solutions to improve patient education, support remote consultations, reduce unnecessary outpatient appointments and increase clinicians’ capacity to care.

HCI has produced and implemented the largest collection of health and care information videos in the UK and plays a key part in developing new technological solutions for the NHS, including the national health and care video library made free for NHS use during COVID-19 by NHSX.

He is also the author of ‘Align IT’, an insightful book that helps readers realise the potential of IT and take steps to achieve their goals. Throughout this book, he incorporates his knowledge gained from years as a facilitator and insightful speaker.


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