Swansea University’s Celebrating Medical Innovation event celebrates the inspiring response to COVID-19 from organisations within our region, showcasing examples of how innovation has been fast-tracked through collaboration. Guest speakers include individuals from local organisations, medical practitioners and associated networks and forums. Free to attend and open to all.
10:00 Welcome – Jess Hughes, Swansea University LINC
10:05 Celebrating medical innovation & launch of Medical Forum – Professor Keith Lloyd, Head of Swansea University Medical School 10:20 Innovation within Swansea Bay University Health Board – Dr Richard Evans, Medical Director
10:35 Facilitating medical innovation through local supply chains – Debbie Laubach, MediWales
10:45 Fast-tracking innovation through collaboration – Naomi Joyce, HTC Accelerate
10:50 Designing, certifying, manufacturing and supplying COVID-19 visors – Dr Peter Dorrington, College of Engineering, Swansea University 11:00 Designing, manufacturing and International distribution of COVID-19 Ventilators
11:10 3-Minute Guest Pitching
11:30 Closing remarks, current funding & digital networking – Jess Hughes, Swansea University LINC