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Industry Engagement Event

January 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Life Sciences Hub Wales
2nd Floor, 3 Assembly Square, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4PL United Kingdom
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Health Technology Wales

Health Technology Wales (HTW) is holding an event to engage with industry in collaboration with mediwales at the Life Sciences Hub in Cardiff on Monday 13 January 2020. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness of HTW’s role to increase access to health technologies in Wales and collaborate with industry to improve our assessment processes.

The event will also aim to support a two-way flow of information through a series of expert-led presentations and sessions that cover; top tips, case studies and more. One aspect of the event will be to demonstrate the submission process with a focus upon our new topic form – the first step of our process to produce evidence-informed Guidance for care commissioners in Wales

9.00 – Registration

9.30 – Welcome and Introduction to HTW
Peter Groves – Consultant Interventional Cardiologist UHW, Chair of MHRA Devices Expert Advisory Committee, NICE Medical Technologies Advisory Committee and HTW
9.45 – Introduction to Life Sciences Hub
Gwyn Tudor – Innovation and Adoption Director Life Sciences Hub Wales
10.00 – Health and Care Research Wales
Speaker TBC
10.10 – Bevan Commission
Sion Charles – Deputy Director, Bevan Commission
10.30 – Industry User Group Collaboration
Tom Winfield – Senior Health Economist, HTW

10.45 – Break

11.00 – Industry engagement: company profiles
Six company overviews with description of current technologies and market access process
12.30 – Top ten tips for HTA submissions
Tom Winfield, David Jarrom and Matthew Prettyjohns, HTW

13.15 – Lunch

14.00 – NICE Medtech Early Technical Assessment (META) Tool and Health Tech Connect
Speaker TBC
14.30 – HTW’s scientific advice function
Matthew Prettyjohns – Principal Researcher, HTW

15.00 – Break

15.15 – Evidence Based Procurement Board (EBPB) and Surgical Materials Testing Laboratory (SMTL)
Pete Phillips – Director, SMTL
15.30 – Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC)
Andy Champion – Assistant Director, WHSSC
15.45 – Welsh Adoption and Audit
Susan Myles – Director, HTW

16.00 – Close


Registration is now closed.