Industry Events

Here are some industry events that are going on throughout the year that our members may be interested in attending:

January 2019 

Event: Preventing AF Related Strokes

Location: Chateau Impney, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire WR9 0BN

Date: 8th January 2019

Description: "Delegates will discover innovative tools and solutions to overcome challenges in the AF care pathway, and opportunities to improve local population outcomes by preventing AF-related strokes."


Event: Innovation, Commercialisation and Networking: Turn ideas into commercial success

Location: Fusion Building, Gillett Road, Poole, UK

Date: 30th January 2019

Description: “Innovation, Commercialisation And Networking: Turn ideas into commercial success. Get support, get inspiration, get funded – hear from Innovate UK, Dorset LEP and invited guests.

Innovation, Commercialisation And Networking (ICAN) is an event which aims to provide inspirational and informing content for any sized business or individuals with great ideas who want to stay ahead of the game.”


Event: MD-TEC Connect 

Location: The Birmingham Conference & Events Centre 

Date: 31st January 2019

Description: “MD-TEC Connect focuses on solutions for medical device and digital health companies looking to succeed in the healthcare sector. The day will consist of talks from industry professionals, covering topics such as accessing the NHS Supply Chain and touching on the Brexit debate and its implications.”


February 2019 

Event: The New EU Medical Device & IVD Regulations: Implementation Insights Workshop 

Location: Medilink West Midlands, Edgbaston, Birmingham 

Date: 05th February 2019

Description: “This event is brought to you in partnership with Psephos Biomedica and Medilink West Midlands.

The new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) is in its implementation phase and will be effective from May 2020. 

This one-day event will: 

• Provide you with an overview of the key areas likely to need upgrading to comply with the MDR/IVDR
• Assist you in assessing your company’s current preparedness for the transition
• Give you a clear, practical guide to the next steps that you and your company need to take to gain CE Marking under the MDR/IVDR”


Event: Women in Innovation: Building Success-  London

Location: The Crystal London 

Date: 06th February 2019

Description: “As part of Innovate UK’s second Women in Innovation Programme, KTN will be running four Building Success events  in CardiffGlasgow, London and Belfast. Take the opportunity to network with like-minded women, learn from experts and hear from successful female entrepreneurs at these free to attend events. We'd encourage female founders and women working within innovation from all industries to attend.”


Event: Medilink West Midlands: Medical & Healthcare Business Awards 

Location: Birmingham Conference & Events Centre

Date: 07th February 2019

Description: “Hosted at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, a fabulous venue in central Birmingham, the evening will consist of plenty of networking opportunities and surprises along the way! Make sure you grab yourself a glass of wine and enjoy the festivities, before sitting down to a deliciously prepared 3 course meal.

The Awards Ceremony will begin after the meal, where you will get the opportunity to meet each of the Awards Sponsors as they present the prestigious awards to each of our winners for the evening.”


Event: Innovation Briefing: The use of AI and Blockchain in Connected Medical Devices

Location: PA Consulting - London

Date: 07th February 2019

Description: “In an increasingly interconnected world, the analysis and secure handling of healthcare data is an essential component of the path ahead… In February 2019, we are bringing together an international line up of speakers from major corporations, with experts from hospitals and health services in several countries, SMEs with novel approaches, and major players in the AI and Blockchain arenas for a day of learning and discussion about this crucial top...”


Event: MedTech Connects: SMEs to London Boroughs Delivering a Difference in Dementia -  Exploring Digital Solutions 

Location: Committer Room 5, City Hall, London

Date: 13th February 2019

Description: "SEHTAthe GLA & LondonADASS would like to invite you to attend this FREE workshop in our series of events - London MedTech Connects. This time around we are building bridges between London healthtech and digital SMEs and providers of social care in London through LondonADASS (London Boroughs of Adult Social Services Directors).

We are looking for new ways of helping to look after people with long-term conditions in their place of residence more efficiently and effectively. We are especially interested in:potential smartcare solution(s) to manage people in an environment of their choice independently (especially those diagnosed with dementia).”


March 2019 

Event: World Healthcare Congress Europe 2019

Location: Manchester Central 

Date: 05th March 2019

Description: “World Healthcare Congress Europe will showcase new approaches to health and social care delivery. In an era of advanced health and social care, increasing patient expectations and economic challenges there is an ever-increasing need to harness academic, industry, government, health and social care resources to discover, develop and deliver accelerated health, wellness and social care innovation.”


Event: Nursing careers and jobs fair Birmingham 

Location: NEC Birmingham 

Date: 12th March 2019

Description: “RCNi Nursing Careers and Jobs Fair Birmingham will bring together leading employers including NHS trusts, hospitals, private healthcare organisations, armed forces and more from the Midlands and across the UK. Employers will be interviewing and offering jobs on the day.”


Event: Digital Health Technology show 2019

Location: ExCel London

Date: 12th March 2019

Description: "Listen to innovators and leaders in healthcare provision on the latest developments and challenges affecting healthcare services. Hear from technologist who are shaping the market and focused on patient centric care."


Event: Future HealthCare 2019 Exhibition and Conference 

Location: Olympia London

Date: 18th- 19th March 

Description: “The only B2B event in the UK to showcase healthcare products and services across all sectors to an audience of global buyers.

Organised in association with UKIHMA - a strategic partner of Healthcare UK, a UK government trade promotion organisation jointly funded by the Department for International Trade, the Department of Health and NHS England.”


Event: The Digital festival 2019: Celebrating Digital Innovation across the NIHR

Location: NEC Birmingham 

Date: 26th March 2019

Description: "The Digital Festival 2019 celebrates digital innovation across the NIHR and the people who make it happen. Hosted by the NIHR Clinical Research Network, the one-day event will take place on Tuesday 26 March at the NEC in Birmingham and builds on the success of previous years’ Digital Showcase events.”


Event: The Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo

Location: NEC Birmingham 

Date: 26th-27th March 2019

Description: "The Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo is the UK’s only free event dedicated to growing the social care industry and achieving a sustainable social care model.”


April 2019 

Event: Making Pharmaceuticals Exhibition and Conference 

Location: Ricoh Arena 

Date: 30th April - 1st May 2019

Description: “Making Pharmaceuticals will host over 2,000 visiting pharma professionals over two days, and 200+ exhibitors from across Europe who gather at the event to meet, network, generate business and take advantage of more than 90 free to attend pharmaceutical conference sessions.

It is the largest and most important Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industry event in the UK.”


May 2019 

Event: Med-Tech Innovation Expo 

Location: NEC Birmingham 

Date: 15th -16th May 2019

Description: “Register now to be a part of Med-Tech Innovation Expo, the UK & Ireland’s leading showcase for medical design and manufacturing technology. Experience live demonstrations of the latest machines, technology, products and services while networking with 4,000+ designers, engineers, innovators and manufacturers from across the medical and healthcare sector.”


Event: The Dentistry Show & The Dental Tech Showcase 

Location: NEC Birmingham 

Date: 17th - 18th May

Description:“The Dentistry Show and The Dental Technology Show delivers a tailored, high quality and cutting-edge education programme for the whole dental team, offering a wide choice of verifiable CPD (vCPD).”


June 2019 

Event: MPD Training Course: Medical Device Software

Location: MeetingPoint Midlands, Conference Centre

Date: 04th June 2019

Description: “This one-day course by Medical Device Consultancy will cover Regulatory insights into Medical Device Software. Find out what you need to do to comply with the Regulation, and work with experts to plan how you are going to do it.” 


Event: 2nd Annual Congress on Bacterial, Viral and Infectious Diseases 

Location: Dubai UAE

Date: 17th - 18th June 2018

Description: "ME Conferences invites all the Nobel laureates, delegates, microbiologist from all over the world to attend Annual Conference on Bacterial, Viral and Infectious Diseases during June 17 - 18, 2019 in Dubai, UAE. The theme of the conference is "A step towards advancements in the research, treatment and eradication of infectious diseases." These conferences prompt keynote presentations, oral talks, poster presentations and exhibitions."