2:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Accelerating FemTech: Manchester

Mill & Reeves, 1 Circle Square, 3 Symphony Park, Oxford Rd

We would like to invite you to join us for an in-person event Accelerating FemTech: Manchester – Inspiring the improvement of women’s experience of health through technology.

This is part of Accelerating FemTech, an initiative which is highlighting the growing opportunity for digital solutions in women’s health and introducing the new Accelerating FemTech: Accelerate programme to innovators, academics and clinicians.

This event is kindly being hosted by Mills & Reeve. Accelerating FemTech is being delivered by the Health Innovation Network and partners, including Academic Health Science Networks, CW Innovation, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, St George’s University, and others, utilising Innovate UK funding as part of the Biomedical Catalyst in collaboration with the Medical Research Council.

Please join us for a face-to-face event exploring the possibilities of FemTech with speakers including:

  • Vicky Bertenshaw, Research Operations Manager, Health Innovation Manchester
  • Liz Ashall Payne, Founding CEO, ORCHA
  • Sarah Cordery, Director, Kuppd
  • Zoe Wright, Midwife and CEO of The Real Birth Company
  • Caroline Finch, Programme Development Lead – Patient Safety Collaborative, Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme
  • Prof Richard Edmondson, Clinical Professor in Gynaecological Oncology, University of Manchester
  • Gaele Lalahey, COO, Balance
  • Dr Laura Clark, GP, Archwood Medical Practice, Stockport
  • Prof Carol Atkinson, Director of Research for the Faculty of Business and Law, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Plus more to be announced…

Presentations and panels discussions will address innovations in menopause services, cancer care and support, maternity safety and will reflect on the Health Innovation Ecosystem in Manchester. There will also be a structured networking event looking to link innovators and help them explore their areas of interest.


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