17:30:00 - 19:30:00

Health 2.0 Manchester: Internet of Things

Bright Building, Pencroft Way, Manchester, M15 6GZ

Internet of Things (IoT) – How and where is it adding value in Healthcare?

In the broadest sense, IoT encompasses everything connected to the internet. It is increasingly being used to define objects that “talk” to each other. Devices ranging from simple sensors, smartphones and wearables to complex medical devices inside people or pills that can be swallowed. This meetup will explore the value of IoT in Healthcare and showcase a few examples of its potential.


17:30 – Arrival and Networking

18:00 – Talks and Discussion

  • Talk 1 – Industry 4.0, a hype or a bit more?
    Dr. Christos Papanagnou, Salford Business School
  • Talk 2 – TBC
    Paul Collins – Founder and CTO, Spica Technologies
  • Talk 3 – An IoT-based telemedical device for monitoring patient recovery following total knee replacement surgery
    Patrick Gaydecki, Professor of Digital Signal Processing, University of Manchester

19:30 Food and networking


Health 2.0 Manchester is a meetup group focused on innovations in the delivery of healthcare and health related technology. This group is dedicated to creating a community around digital healthcare in Manchester as part of the international Health 2.0 movement. This community aims to share, discuss, showcase and develop ideas to improve patient care. If you are interested in the intersection of health care and information and communication technology, this is a community for you. Technology enthusiasts, developers, students, academics, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, patients, designers, social workers, NHS leaders, industry and entrepreneurs are welcome.

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