Latest events

We run a series of events, often in partnership, to support innovators, health providers and patients turn great ideas into positive health impact.

For example if you are looking to develop and commercialise your innovations, our insight to impact workshops, clinical innovator or scale-up academy events are a great opportunity to meet peers, hear from experts, debate key topics and access 1:1 support to develop your idea. We also convene senior leaders and industry experts at our regional leaders innovation forums to discuss, debate and make connections to help solve some of the biggest issues faced in health and care.

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March 2024

Insights to impact masterclass: market access in the NHS

14 March, 2024, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (online)

Join Health Innovation East and the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) for a market access masterclass!

Discover first-hand how ABHI can be a catalyst for your company’s growth, and how it collaborates with industry and the healthcare system to showcase the value of health technology.

Understand the nuances of the UK healthcare market and identify specific areas ripe for innovation – learn how to align your market access strategy with these areas to maximise impact.

Explore the challenges that innovators commonly encounter within the UK healthcare system – from regulatory hurdles to adoption barriers. Gain valuable insights for overcoming these challenges and positioning your HealthTech solutions for success.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of programmess designed to support the implementation of health technology innovation – and how to identify the ones tailored to your unique needs.

Bridging the Gap: unveiling, advancing and implementing cancer innovation

(in person event)

25 March, 2024, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (BST)

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus CB1

This event aims to bring together key stakeholders from the cancer research and healthcare sectors, including innovators, SMEs, representatives from the NHS, researchers, regulators/policy-makers, and the third sector. The event will provide a platform to exchange knowledge, encourage collaboration, and explore innovative solutions to address challenges in cancer treatment, care, and research.

Health Technology organisatinos and entrepreneurs will be supported to

  • Understand how Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) are structured and operate.
  • Gain knowledge of the challenges facing ICSs and examine what they want and need from the innovation community.
  • Improve understanding of how innovators can work with ICSs and the ways in which innovation can help to drive improvement across health and care systems.
  • Learn from the experience of other innovators and hear examples of best practice¬†working with ICSs.
  • Network and connect with peers and colleagues from across the health-tech innovation sphere, and health and care systems.
  • Understand the support available to health and technology innovators via the wider Health Innovation Network.


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