11 high-potential SMEs from across the NIHR (National Institute for Health and Care Research) Invention for Innovation (i4i) programme, SBRI Healthcare, NHS Cancer programme Innovation open calls, and AI in Health & Care Awards showcased their work to investors, innovators, NHS and healthtech stakeholders at the Innovations Showcase 2023 at the The Francis Crick Institute on 27th June.
Alex Mclaughlin, Deputy Director, Innovation and Growth, at the Office for Life Sciences gave a keynote address along with Sam Gray, Managing Partner of Apposite Capital, and Professor Clive Buckberry, FREng, FInstP, CTO at Quanta Dialysis Technologies who discussed learnings from Quanta’s successful exit. The event was chaired by Joanna Smart, Investor at BGF, Non Executive Chair at Oxford Cancer Biomarkers and Deputy Chair of the NIHR i4i Panel.
Introduced by NIHR and SBRI Healthcare Programme Director Michael Lewis, the innovators showcased the work they're doing to improve care for patients and improve NHS efficiencies, and their plans for commercialisation and scaling up. The innovators and companies were:
Umaima Malik Ahmad, 52North
Dr Chen Mao Davies, Anya
Gino Miele, genedrive
Jinghui Liang, LabCycle
Marc Southern, Motilent
Chris Avery, MyWay Digital Health Ltd
Wessel Woldman, Neuronostics
Carolina Bell, NeuroVirt Limited
Michael Shenouda, Open Medical
Darragh McArt, Sonraí Analytics Ltd
Chloe Pulo, Surgery Hero
Full details can be found in the Innovations Showcase booklet so please get in touch.