Medical Devices Workshop

12 Sep 2019 noon to 5 p.m.

ICH, Wolfson

12th September 2019


Institute of Child Health

Come along to this workshop, on the 12th September 2019, hosted by the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering (IHE) and NIHR Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre (GOSH BRC). The half-day event will explore the development of medical devices at GOSH and UCL including case-studies of medical devices already developed or in development and sharing of best practice.Researchers will be given guidance about the whole process of development from conception, research and validation, regulatory approval, IP registration, translation and eventual implementation into the patient care pathway.

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12.00: Registration and networking lunch

13.00 -13.05 Welcome – Chris O’Callaghan/Laura Turner

13.05 – 13.10: Introduction to medical devices development - Simon Eaglestone, Translational Research Office and Laurent Dupays – Therapeutic Innovation Network in Devices Coordinator

13.15 – 14.15: Showcase of case studies from UCL and GOSH medical devices
•Microsoft Device - Prof Eleanor Main
•Cardiac Resuscitation Pad - Prof Mark Peters
•Drug Adherence Monitor Prof Christopher O’Callaghan Dr Xiao Liu
•Implantable Device - TBC
•GOSH DRIVE: App Development
•Medical Device Spin-Out Company - Prof Adrien Desjardin

14.15 – 16.15: Guidance, practicalities and opportunities for researchers
•National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Ruth Nebauer: Assistant Programmes Director
•Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Elizabeth Baker, Group Manager Licensing Division

(14.45 – 15.10: Coffee/networking)
•UCL Business, Dominik Lesli
•UCL Partners. Suzie Ali-Hassan, Head of Commercial Engagement
•CE marking/product assessment and new regulations, Dr Alan McLeod
•Industry-academia collaboration, Michael Amato, InspirX USA
•Patents and design rights, Dominik Lesli

16.30 – 16.45: Next steps and moving forward - Marilyn Aviles, UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering

17:00 – 18.00: Networking drinks and discussion

Cost: Free
Organiser: UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering,

Location : UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London, WC1N 1EH