Past events

January 2017


Update webinar on Sustainability and Transformation Plans for voluntary, community and social enterprise sector partners


The Public Participation Team at NHS England would like to invite voluntary, community and social enterprise sector partners to an NHS England webinar for a national update on Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). The webinar will take place on 30 January from 12 - 1pm.

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Social Innovation Networking Event

Conference Aston, Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham B4 7ET

Join the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement at Conference Aston from 1.30 – 4pm for a free informal networking event, where you will meet others, explore the funding landscape for social innovation and share experiences of how to plan, evaluate and deliver excellent projects.

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Making Change Happen with Simple Telehealth and Florence

North Stafford Hotel, Winton Square, Station Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2AE

This event will showcase Flo's latest innovations, updates, case studies, evidence and impact by members of the Simple Telehealth community, along with respected keynote speakers. You will also hear from some of Flo’s patients, sharing their experiences and describing how Flo has transformed their lives.

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WIN Annual Conference

Rootes Building, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7EQ

WIN invites you to attend their 3rd annual conference on 24 January 2017, the aims of which are to showcase innovation and research in digital health, care and wellbeing, enable the sharing of good practice and experience from those working in this area and promote networking across various settings.

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Whole Genome Sequencing: Decoding the Language of Life and Health


Health Education England's Genomics Education Programme (GEP) will be running its online course ‘Whole Genome Sequencing: Decoding the Language of Life and Health’, on 23 January. The course explores the ins and outs of whole genome sequencing and features interviews with leading scientists and medics working at the forefront of this new technology.

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Respiratory Futures - live debate with Dr Phil Hammond

Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4LE

Respiratory Futures is hosting a live debate on the role of public-private partnerships in respiratory health. Chaired by Dr Phil Hammond, the expert panel will address head-on the opportunities and challenges of public-private sector collaborations and perhaps bust some myths along the way.

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The Local Innovation Landscape - Innovate UK in the West Midlands

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

The event will enable regional business throughout the West Midlands to obtain a thorough understanding of the funding and support that is available to them from the Innovate UK family, including the Knowledge Transfer Network, Enterprise Europe Network, the Catapults and also from other regional landscape partners.

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Industry focus group - Investment Finance

4 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3BE

The purpose of this workshop is to better understand the landscape from the perspective of SMEs and start-ups within the life sciences sector in accessing investment finance, establishing what gaps and opportunities may exist and exploring how improved provision might look.

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Tech Wednesday

iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4BP

January’s Tech Wednesday looks like it will get the year off to a great start as there are some really interesting speakers this month. New faces always welcome!

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Royal Society of Medicine digital healthcare innovation series: "internet of things", wearables, sensors, assistive devices

Chandos House, Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9LQ

This one-day course on practical ways to innovate digital ideas successfully draws on the approach delivered by NHS Innovation South West (NISW). This course is appropriate for those “clinical entrepreneurs” looking to progress a technology “ Internet of things”, wearables, sensors, assistive devices innovation project.

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StartUp 2017 Birmingham

Birmingham City University, Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street Birmingham B4 7BD

StartUp 2017 Birmingham, in partnership with Birmingham City University, is the Midlands-based event run by small business support group Enterprise Nation. It will deliver a big boost to ambitious would-be entrepreneurs in the city.

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