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Life Science Integrates – In a disruptive year of innovation, we must fight to keep up momentum in MedTech

28/06/2021

Life Science Integrates – June 2021

Health & Wealth (recorded session)

Listen to our CCO Andrew Thelwell, and the other panellists who participated in the Health and Wealth session, at 12.15, (play recorded session) discuss: “How has the uptake of technology eased the human and financial burden on the healthcare system?”

This year’s conference themes were detection, reflection, and projection. Speakers focused on the sector’s response to the pandemic, lessons learned, and what this means for the future of MedTech.

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In his opening remarks, Martino Picardo focused on the positives that have arisen from the pandemic “A staggering response that has been all about collaboration as opposed to competition”. He reflected on the entrepreneurial spirit of the past 18 months and its positive impact on outcomes for patients.

“Key priorities for the sector now are ensuring we have the right skills, putting infrastructure in place to support start-ups and ensuring science parks are better connected”.

“Whilst MedTech has experienced important landmarks in investment, we need more. Mentors are available to get MedTech start-ups ready for investment and must consider needs at both a national and regional level”.

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