Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2018

Posted on: 23/04/2018

Med-Tech Innovation Expo, the UK and Ireland’s leading showcase for medical design and manufacturing technology, is just around the corner.

From 25th to 26th April, Coventry’s Ricoh Arena will be the place to find the world’s best medtech designers, manufacturers and providers demonstrating their innovations to ambitious technology users.

More than 2,000 attendees are expected to pass through the doors throughout the two-day show. They’ll be seeking solutions to manufacturing and design challenges, meeting with peers and gaining valuable insight from thought-leaders on two conference stages.

The Med-Tech Innovation Conference, produced in association with Medilink UK, will provide intelligence from a wide range of blue-chip users, government officials and industry experts. With presentations from Deloitte UK, the Academy for Healthcare Science and more, the programme will continue to set the agenda for debate in the medical technology sector.

The theme of the 2018 conference programme is ‘Advancing Healthcare: Inform, Educate and Inspire’ Рan extension of the Med-Tech Innovation Group’s mission to advance healthcare by facilitating conversation and collaboration.

Debbie Chinn, Director of Solutions Assurance at NHS Digital will take to the Med-Tech Innovation Conference stage on Day 1 to discuss clinical risk management for health informatics. Later that day MHRA’s Director of Devices, John Wilkinson, will deliver his presentation on the new Medical Device Regulations (MDR) and In-vitro Diagnostics Regulations (IVDR).

On Day 2, attendees will hear from Dr Ian Campbell, Director of Health and Life Sciences at Innovate UK, who will give an insightful update on industrial strategy and the ISCG (industrial strategy challenge fund). For those seeking a deeper understanding of the mHealth landscape globally, in the UK and the NHS, Liz Ashall-Payne (CEO and Founder of ORCHA) will offer her wealth of expertise.

Over on the HealthTech Stage, exhibitors will deliver engaging presentations covering all the latest news on hardware, software, materials and services. This will include Dr James Stern from Albis, Professor Alexander Seifalian of The London BioScience Innovation Centre and Ultrapolymers’ Lorna O’Gara.

Beyond the conference and seminar programme, visitors will experience a range of engaging show features including the brand new GTMA Pavilion where buyers and suppliers will meet to do business, Inspex – a focus on providers of measurement and inspection technologies and services, and the Medilink UK Pavilion where Medilink member businesses will present solutions to industry challenges.

Exhibitors including Carville, the University of Leicester, TLM Laser, Festo, Renfrew Group, Bluefrog Design and Indysoft will be showcasing their latest innovations with demonstrations of new products and services live on the show floor.

Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2018 will be held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK, from 25th to 26th April. Attendance is completely free, find out more at


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