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Industry Events

Please see below the full list of external events taking place around the UK

March 2017

Medilink EMMPD Training Course: How to get your medical device NHS ready

Date: Thursday 23rd March 2017

Venue: Park Inn Hotel, Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG5 2BT

Times: 09:00 – 16:15

Cost: Medilink UK Member cost: £150 / Non-Member cost: £215 – All prices are excluding VAT

All prices are excluding VAT 

Getting your Medical Device NHS ready is one of the biggest challenges companies face. With several obstacles to overcome and for some, unknown territory to cross.

We have partnered up with CHEATA (Centre for Healthcare Equipment & Technology Adoption) at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to provide an informative and interactive training course for anyone looking to get their Medical Device NHS ready.

Some of the items that will be covered during the course are:

  • Why you need to gather evidence & more importantly what the evidence is used for
  • Human factors & usability testing
  • Regulatory compliance
  • What does the NHS want from app developers

To find out more and to book your place, please click here and complete the online booking form.

Once we have received your booking form, we will email you to confirm your booking and send you an invoice.

For more information please contact Becky Brown or call 0115 822 3154

Digital, Health & Wellbeing Symposium

Date: Friday 24th March

Venue: The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

The Technology, Ageing & Health Symposium will be held at The Open University and is organised by Dr. Hannah R. Marston, a Research Fellow in the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area (PRA).

This 1-day symposium will bring together researchers, academics, stakeholders and practitioners in a bid to share innovative, ongoing & future concepts of cross and multi-disciplinary research in the area of Technology, Ageing & Health.

Several speakers already confirmed, but more will follow soon. Speakers will be presenting on a variety of topics within this area, including: about the need for standards across technologies, mobility, technology and digital devices used by adults living in rural/suburban environments and the use of social media and technology in the area of adoption. Additionally there will be a panel discussion, networking and collaborative opportunities.

This is a free event, registration is required and lunch is provided. Registration will be from 09:00

To register your interest/attendance please email Dr. Hannah R. Marston 

For more details about the event, please click here

May 2017

Medilink EMWearable Technologies: Special Interest Group (SIG)


Date: 10th May 2017

Venue: Kents Hill Park Training & Conference Centre , Swallow House , Timbold Drive , Milton Keynes , MK7 6BZ

Times: 09:30 – 13:30

Cost: FOC

This event will focus on identifying opportunities where university expertise could be applied to real-world challenges in the design, application and uptake of wearable technologies.

The event will showcase the innovative world leading expertise of The Open University’s Wearable Technology group – a cross disciplinary collaboration of computer scientists, biomedical scientists and social scientists specialising in the development of novel solutions to challenges faced by organisations working in the field of wearable technologies.

There will be the opportunities for delegates to discuss the challenges their organisations face in this field and to identify opportunities where working with the Wearable Technology group would benefit their organisation.

This free to attend event is being held as part of the ACTIS programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, click here to be re-directed to further information about the project.

To book your place please click here or contact Becky Brown or contact on 0115 822 3154