New to 2022, the UK Pavilion has launched the ‘UK Pavilion Presentation Theatre’ to showcase the strengths of UK life sciences at MEDICA 2022.
Organised by the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI), the Department for International Trade (DIT), and co-sponsored by Welsh Government and law firm Sidley Austin, the theatre will run for the full four days at the show.
As well as showcasing the latest cutting-edge healthcare innovations from the UK, there will also be a series of presentations from DIT Commercial officers throughout the week covering all matters international trade and regulatory access.
Here’s a summary of all the action coming up on Day 3:
- Entering new markets: regulatory, reimbursement and intellectual property considerations for healthcare technologies in the UK, EU and US (09:00am – 09:45am)
This presentation will be led by Michael Ryan, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery (Washington, D.C.); Deniz Tschammler, Partner, and Jana Grieb, Counsel, McDermott Will & Emery (Munich); Chuck Larsen, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery (Boston); and Gary Howes, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, London. McDermott Will & Emery is an international law firm servicing a wide range of industries including healthcare and life sciences.
- UK Market Access accelerator programme – Propel Bootcamp in Leeds, UK (10:15am – 10:35am)
This presentation will highlight the Propel Bootcamp programme can support international companies to accelerate their progress in UK and the NHS. Leeds City Region is a great entry point of international HealthTech SMEs and has a thriving and collaborative ecosystem ready to support. Y&H AHSN are keen to engage with new territories to further discuss this programme and to understand the appetite in your region. Led by Neil Ebenezer, Genomics and MedTech specialist, DIT, and Neil Toner, Programme Manager – International, Y&H AHSN.
- Introducing Eakin Surgical (10:40am – 11:00am)
Join Rob Drain, Senior International Sales Executive at Eakin Surgical. Rob has worked in international sales for many years, primarily within the Middle East and Switzerland working in the diagnostic and scientific fields. This presentation will provide an introduction to Eakin Surgical, a UK manufacturer of high-quality single use fine surgical suctions.
- Control without Complexity (11:05am – 11:25am)
How you can get all the control you need when delivering CPAP or High Flow Oxygen Therapy; without any of the complexity? Learn how Armstrong Medical's AquaVENT® FD140i dual therapy flow driver can benefit your hospital ward. This presentation will be led by Armstrong Medical’s Senior Business Development Executive, Stephen Moore, and Johanna Walker, Head of International Sales.
- Everyone Has a Seat at the Table (11:30am – 11:50am)
Led by Terry Meredith, Business Development Director of RWG Mobile. This presentation will provide an overview of the RWG iCare Health Platform as a Service (HPaaS) and show how the iCare platform can be used to enable connected care communities to facilitate the delivery of Remote Patient Management (RPM) services.
- How Clinical Seating Can Assist with Early Mobilisation and Rehabilitation of the Critically ill Patient (11:55am – 12:15pm)
How safe and efficient transfers of critical care patients can be carried out using innovative techniques, taking highly dependent patients from supine to a fully seated, clinically optimised position. Join Paul Kelly, Global Head of Sales & Marketing of Seating Matters, a leading UK manufacturer of therapeutic seating.
- Solving the challenge of achieving global adoption of infection free biopsies for suspected prostate cancer (12:20pm – 12:40pm)
How to reduce high risks of infection, reduction in local anaesthetic, save money and waiting lists. Led by JEB Technologies’ Professor Vincent Gnanapragasam. UK manufacturer JEB Technologies is a specialist product development company for the medical device industry and have developed CamPROBE, a novel devicedesigned to facilitate the taking of prostate biopsies.
- Led by The Department for International Trade: China Market briefing session with case study on successful company export to market (1:10pm – 1:55pm)
An overview of exporting to China, led by Dr Du Jiansheng, Specialist, DIT.
- Transforming oral food challenges for Pharmaceutical grade (2:15pm – 2:35pm)
Food allergy (FA) prevalence and hospitalisations are rising, especially in young children. A coming wave of new treatments promises to revolutionise FA, stimulating strong demand for partner diagnostics and driving the FA diagnostics market. Join Martin Wickham, Chief Commercial Officer of Reacta Healthcare. The company aims to improve the quality of life for severe food allergy sufferers globally through accurate diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring.
- 2000 years of TENS in 20 minutes: Head, shoulders, knees & toes (2:40pm – 3:00pm)
This presentation will explore the future of electrotherapy, and how rapid innovation is driving change in the way we use and understand electrotherapy. Led by Connor Coleman, Export Sales Manager – Europe of TensCare, Europe's largest distributor of TENS machines worldwide.
- Frontier: Pioneering simplicity for 55 years (3:05pm – 3:25pm)
An overview of Frontier's activity, global strategy and product porfolio with main features and benefits for the patient for each product group. Led by Gianfranco Ceccarelli, Export Manager, Frontier Medical Group. Frontier is a manufacturer and supplier of pressure area care solutions to healthcare providers in the UK and worldwide.
- Innovia Medical – Elevating Care. Improving Outcomes (3:50pm – 4:10pm)
Innovia Medical supplies medical devices to over 70 different nations worldwide. They work internationally with healthcare organisations and medical device distributors and have established a reputation for using the highest quality materials and rigorous inspection protocols. Led by Neil Mercer, Senior Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Innovia Medical.
- Presentation by Covision Medical (4:15pm – 4:35pm)
Covision are a progressive orthopaedic company specialising in design, manufacture, and marketing of implants for joint reconstruction, spinal implants and fracture fixation devices. Based in the UK, they work closely with clinicians to bring affordable products to the market with the highest quality standards.
- Key Considerations When Choosing an Electrode Partner (4:40pm – 5:00pm)
Led by Steve Rumley, Commercial Sales Director, Intelesens. For more than 20 years, Intelesens have been manufacturing and developing electrodes for the medical device industry.
Catch all the activity on the ‘UK Presentation Theatre’ on the ABHI & DIT UK Pavilion in Hall 16, stand J48.
All UK activity from MEDICA is also captured on the UK Healthcare Pavilion virtual platform. This is a chance to discover and connect with innovative UK life sciences companies, hospitals, clinics and key organisations.