MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2015 – Advancing Orthopaedic Medical Device Manufacturing
Date: January 28, 2015
Location: NCTL Learning and Conference Centre, Nottingham
MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2015 –
Advancing Orthopaedic Medical Device Manufacturing
The MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2015 ‘Advancing Orthopaedic Medical Device Manufacturing’ will bring you up to the minute developments in the changing landscape of design and manufacture for orthopaedic medical devices.
Our interdisciplinary one-day conference brings together experts from funders, research, industry, clinical, and regulation. A year on from our launch event, delegates will have the opportunity to consider:
Medical Devices – An industry with unlimited potential:
Opportunities and challenges in
- stratified design and innovative manufacture of orthopaedic medical devices
- in-clinic manufacture of personalised orthopaedic devices
- use of biological and biomimetic materials in medical devices and health technologies
Getting great products to patients:
- Regulatory perspectives from the MHRA towards personalised and combination approaches for medical devices
- Changes to the pre-market approvals process to access opportunities in the USA from the FDA Centre for Devices and Radiological Health
Creating new industries from pioneering innovative manufacturing research in the UK:
- Showcase of how EPSRC are creating a prosperous future for the UK through ground-breaking innovative manufacturing research
- How breadth of research is growing new technology-led companies, improving healthcare delivery and allowing economic competitiveness in the UK
- Presentations from research specialists in Additive Manufacturing, Composite Manufacturing and more
Growing and supporting the national community
- Announcement of the Fresh Ideas Award winners from the Centre Co-Director
- Growing a Medical Devices and Regenerative Clinical Network led by the Centre Clinical Director
- Launch of the National MSK Medical Device Capability Database from the Centre National Outreach Manager
- Ample networking opportunities, exhibitions and panel discussion sessions
09.00 Registration, coffee and networking
10.00 Welcome & Introduction: Brian Jones (JRI Orthopaedics Ltd), Chair of MeDe Innovation External Advisory Board
Medical Devices – An industry with unlimited potential (Chair: Prof Kenny Dalgarno)
Updates on key developments in MeDe Innovation:
10.10 Stratified design and innovative manufacture of orthopaedic medical devices – Prof John Fisher (University of Leeds)
10.25 In-clinic manufacture of personalised orthopaedic devices – Prof Kenny Dalgarno (Newcastle University)
10.40 Use of biological and biomimetic materials in medical devices and health technologies – Prof Paul Hatton (University of Sheffield)
Getting great products to patients (Chair: Prof Paul Hatton)
10.55 Regulatory perspectives from the MHRA towards personalised and combination approaches for medical devices – John Wilkinson (MHRA)
11.15 Changes to the pre-market approvals process to access opportunities in the USA – Finn Donaldson (FDA)
11.40 Panel discussion: John Wilkinson (MHRA), Finn Donaldson (FDA), Tim Morley (Smith & Nephew Healthcare), Mark Chapman (Medtronic Ltd), Andrew McCaskie (University of Cambridge), David Grant (University of Nottingham)
12.10 Networking, exhibition & lunch
12.35-13.05 Early Career Researcher Forum Meeting
Driving innovative manufacturing in the UK (Chair: David Grant)
13.30 Mark Claydon-Smith (EPSRC) Overview of the UK Centres for Innovative Manufacturing
13.45 Prof Alistair Florence (University of Strathclyde) Innovation in Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation
14.00 Prof Jane Jiang (University of Huddersfield) Innovation in Advanced Metrology
14.15 Prof Ricky Wildman (University of Nottingham) Innovation in Additive Manufacturing
14.30 Prof Andrew Long (University of Nottingham) Innovation in Composite Manufacturing
14.45 Panel discussion: Mark Claydon-Smith (EPSRC), Ricky Wildman (University of Nottingham), Andrew Long (University of Nottingham), John Fisher (University of Leeds), Alistair Florence (University of Strathclyde), Prof Jane Jiang (University of Huddersfield)
15.10 Coffee and networking
Growing and supporting our national community (Chair: John Fisher)
15.30 Introduction – Challenges in Translation Andrew McCaskie (University of Cambridge)
Panel discussion – The Dislocation between Finance and Medical Innovation: Ben Gooding (Circle Partnership) and Alan Ashby (DePuy Synthes)
16.00 EPSRC Re-Distributed Manufacturing Healthcare Research Network (RiHN) – Nick Medcalf
16.05 Announcement of the Fresh Ideas Award winners – Ceri Williams
16.15 Launch of the National MSK Medical Device Capability Database – Rowan Grant
16.25 Final remarks and Close – John Fisher
The Learning and Conference Centre is the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) flagship building. It offers fully equipped conference and meeting facilities for up to 250 delegates.
By road: Enter the post code NG7 2TU, or Triumph Road when using satellite navigation.
By rail: Nottingham railway station is close to the city centre and has a taxi rank adjacent. The journey from the railway station takes about 15 minutes.
By coach: Nottingham’s Broadmarsh bus station has express coach services to and from London, Edinburgh and many other UK cities. The bus station is only a few minutes’ walk from the city centre and the railway station.
By air: East Midlands airport is approximately 10 miles south of Nottingham, just off junctions 23A/24 of the M1 motorway. The journey by taxi from the airport takes about 30 minutes.
Car parking is available, including designated spaces for disabled people, at a cost of £3 per day.
The event is expected to attract a large number of high profile delegates from academia, industry, clinic and regulatory bodies.
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