17:30 - 21:00

Pioneering Precision and Digital Health

MMU Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6BY

The Innovation Forum Manchester aims to celebrate Manchester’s role as a hub in precision medicine and digital health using its strengths in life sciences and technology.  Come along on the 22nd of August for an evening of insights from thought leaders from around the North West. Additionally, exciting start-ups in the field will also get a chance to pitch their innovative ideas. We encourage anyone with an interest to attend, learn and connect about this exciting field.

Programme:

5.30 PM – 6.00 PM: Registration

6.00 PM – 6.10 PM: Introduction to Innovation Forum.

6.10 PM – 6.30 PM: Keynote I: Professor Anthony Whetton, Director of the Manchester Precision Medicine Institute at the University of Manchester.

6.30 PM – 6.50 PM: Keynote II: Giulia Boselli, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Innovate UK.

6.50 PM – 7.10 PM: Keynote III: Health Innovation Manchester.

7.10 PM – 7.20 PM: Break.

7.20 PM – 7.40 PM: Start Up Showcase:

Dr. Saba Alzabin, Co-founder & CSO of Nabta Health (hybrid healthcare for women)

Jane Theaker, CEO of Kinomica (AI in precision medicine)

7.40 PM – 8.05 PM: Panel discussion.

8.05 PM – 8.15 PM: Closing words.

8.15 PM – 9.00 PM: Networking and drinks.

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