Industry / Healthcare Events:

Here we share some healthcare/industry events that are happening throughout the year that you may be interested in attending. Many events have moved to digital events. You may be interested in signing up to the following events…


Event: Medilink Midlands: All things Membership Rewards and Business Awards!

Location: Online

Date: 17th January 2024

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

Description: Open to all, join us online for an overview of the Medilink Midlands member benefits and tips and hints on completing an application for our 2024 Medilink Midlands Business Awards.

Firstly, our Partner and Relationship Manager, Jo Bekis will guide you through our current member benefits, this will be beneficial for current members who want to make sure they are getting the most out of their membership with us and for any non-members who are interesting in finding out about the different levels of membership and what is included.



Event: Net Zero Healthcare: Embracing Sustainability for Business Growth

Location: Online

Date: 23rd January 2024

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Description: As the world grapples with the pressing challenges of climate change and environmental degradation, the healthcare industry has a crucial role to play in adopting sustainable practices and achieving net zero emissions, particularly in light of upcoming NHS and UK government regulations that will mandate healthcare organisations to take concrete action to reduce their carbon footprint.



Event: Medilink UK Biosensing for Diagnostics Special Interest Group (SIG)

Location: Online

Date: 24th January 2024

Time: 09:30am – 10:30am

Description: The vision for this special interest group is to create a forum for companies producing diagnostic technologies which involve the application of sensor systems and/or detection of biological interactions.

Biosensing for diagnostics is a critical and ever-evolving field in the realm of healthcare and biotechnology. It encompasses a wide range of techniques and technologies aimed at detecting and measuring specific biological markers or molecules through the detection of biological interactions within the device. These technologies are most often found in point-of-care applications, for example blood glucose monitors or lateral flow devices. These technologies are designed to provide valuable information about the patient’s physiological state, allowing for early disease detection, disease progression tracking, and personalized treatment strategies.



Event: MeTAP Business Support Innovation Surgery

Location: Dearing Building, The University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB

Date: 25th January 2024

Time: 09:30am – 13:00pm

Description: Book now for an innovation surgery session bespoke to your business needs. Meet our team of specialists with expertise in funding support and partnership opportunities who will help you identify the right opportunities for your business. This might include identification of funding support and partnership opportunities or linking you with teams that can help solve the business and technical challenges holding you back.



Event: Innovation, Productivity and Health Inequalities: Developing a Road Map for Leicestershire

Location: Charnwood Campus, Bakewell Road, Loughborough, LE11 5RB

Date: 06th February 2024

Time: 09:00am – 16:00pm

Description: The day will consist of a morning plenary session featuring the NHS, Industry and the third sector followed by an afternoon session focusing on innovation and productivity including two panel sessions that feed into the effect that health inequalities have on the socio-economic landscape in our region.

The event will feature exemplars where innovation has helped close the gap or improved care, we will look at ways to improve productivity for those working in the life sciences and ultimately develop a roadmap for the region through ongoing work.



Event: OBN Science Social – Industry Networking Event

Location: Enterprise Wharf, Innovation Birmingham, Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BB United Kingdom

Date: 07th February 2024

Time: 17:30pm – 20:00pm

Description: OBN are delighted to be holding the Science Social in Birmingham at the Enterprise Wharf on 7 February 2024.

OBN Science Social are OBN’s ever popular networking evenings, and an excellent way to raise your profile and connect with like-minded people across the life sciences industry.



Event: Leicestershire Innovation Festival 2024 Workshop: ‘Funding Early Business Growth’

Location: SHMA LLP, 1 Colton Square, Leicester, LE1 1QH United Kingdom

Date: 14th February 2024

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Description: Join TBAT Innovation for a free workshop on 14th February as part of the 2024 Leicestershire Innovation Festival. Working in partnership with Shakespeare Martineau, British Business Bank and Rocking Horse Group, this workshop has been designed to empower entrepreneurs and businesses and is is tailor-made to equip you with indispensable tools and insights for navigating the intricate world of investment and funding opportunities.



Event: Intellectual Property considerations for Health Tech companies

Location: Shoosmiths, 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 3AG United Kingdom

Date: 27 February 2024

Time: 10:00 am – 13:00 pm

Description: Are you looking for advice navigating the world of Intellectual Property? If so, this event which will specifically focus on supporting Health Tech companies and their IP journey.  Led by the professionals at Shoosmiths at their offices in Birmingham.

This workshop event will explore the ins and outs of all Intellectual Property considerations.



Event: Innovation and Funding Masterclass

Location: Scarman Conference Facility at Warwick Conferences, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7SH United Kingdom

Date: 28th February 2024

Time: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Description: Join Medilink Midlands Entrepreneur in Residence, Christian Kumar for this Innovation and Funding Masterclass.

The masterclass will include:

– Changing Landscape of Capital
– Innovation Challenges, including Tactical Road Mapping
– Presenting your idea
– Delivering the perfect pitch

This masterclass is set to be lively and will present many take aways for yourself/business, avoid disappointment and book your free place today.