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May 5

SEHTA & Barts Health NHS Trust: GI Tract Clinical Needs Surgery

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Do you have a GI Tract product/service which needs: 

  • more research/co-development with clinicians
  • clinical evaluation
  • adoption by the NHS?

Would the product/service help to meet any of the following needs?

  • Smart materials for GI Tract reconstruction
  • Non-invasive tests to monitor gut function
  • Accurate and cheap biosensing of urine and faeces in underclothes
  • Monitoring and managing odours in care facilities
  • Digital collection of patient outcome data and integration with clinical records
  • Any other product or service applicable to improving detection, management, monitoring or surgery in GI Tract diseases

Then we would like to hear from you

SEHTA is delighted to announce its partnership with the Barts Health NHS Trust to run a series of “Meeting GI Tract Clinical Needs” surgeries on 26th June.

SEHTA will be working with Prof Charles H Knowles, PhD FRCS, Clinical Professor of Surgical Research, Blizard Institute, Barts & the London School of Medicine & Dentistry (QMUL), Professor of Surgery & Hon Cons. Colorectal Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust, Director NHIR Enteric Health Technology Cooperative & Director National Bowel Research Centre, to provide SMEs with innovative GI Tract products or services, the opportunity to refine their ideas to get more traction with the NHS and develop collaborative partnerships.

Surgery appointments will be 1 hour in duration with Prof Charles Knowles and Dr David Parry and will cover;

  • Opportunity to discuss and refine your product/service idea
  • Best ways forward for collaboration with Enteric project, Barts Health NHS Trust and the NHS

The surgery will take place on 26th June and will be held at the National Bowel Research Centre, 1st Floor, Abernethy Building, 2 Newark Street, London E1 2AT from 10am – 4pm

Places will be limited, so if you are interested please complete our Whitechapel Life Sciences Clinical Needs Surgeries – Pre screening questionnaire  and return this to as soon as possible. Deadline for applications – Monday 12th June

This clinical needs surgery is part of our Whitechapel Life Sciences event taking place on Thursday 15th June at Queen Mary University of London.  If you have not yet registered your interest for a place, please click here to register and for all the latest information.

If you have any enquiries or want to discuss this opportunity further, please contact