SEHTA 2020 International MedTech Conference

Welcome to SEHTA’s 2020 International MedTech Conference. We delighted to welcome you to our virtual “Conference Hub” where you can view the videos from our 2-streamed conference programme at your leisure until 31st October. Alongside each video, you will be able to access the relevant speaker via our 1:1 partnering site.

Watch our Welcome and Keynote Addresses then scroll down and click on the relevant stream or topic to start watching the 15 min videos.

Welcome Address



Dr David Parry


Keynote Address



Prof Reza Razavi

Vice President & Vice Principal (Research), King’s College London and Director of Research, King’s Health Partners (KHP)


Post Covid-19 & the “New Normal”

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12:00 – 13:00 on Monday 28th September 2020

Chair: Roy Lilley


  • Guy Boersma, Managing Director, KSS AHSN
  • Dr Alistair Chesser, Group Chief Medical Officer, Barts NHS Trust
  • Dr Amanda Begley, National Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator, UCL Partners



NHS/AHSN Stream:
Meeting Clinical Needs


What are i4i funds, how to apply and dates for applications for funding to be submitted

Martin Hunt, Programme Director, NIHR i4i

Raffaella Roncone, SBRI Healthcare Implementation Lead, Innovations Directorate

Dr Michael Kipping, Innovation Lead - Biomedical Catalyst, Innovate UK

The opportunity for industry:

End of Life & Frailty

Dr Natalie Broomhead, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Lead, Department of Elderly Medicine, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Conor Briant, Analyst, Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network

Ollie Minton, Consultant BSUH, Macmillan Clinical Lead for Palliative Medicine, Sussex Cancer Centre

Incubation, Accelerators & Mentors: Foundation for SMEs

Alban Remy, Head of Innovation and Life Sciences, London & Partners

Prof Sebastien Ourselin, Head of School, Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, Kings College London

Sabah Adams, Project Support Officer, Wellcome Trust & Rebecca Davies, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Moving Ahead


The opportunity for Academia and Industry to support people with Learning Disabilities and Autism: Restarting after COVID-19

Dr Jean O’Hara, Consultant Psychiatrist and Expert Advisor to the National Learning Disability and Autism Programme. Former National Clinical Director for Learning Disability

Athina Lockyer, Programme Manager & Becca Randall, Implementation Lead, Applied Research Collaborative, KSS AHSN

Managing BREXIT

Jamie Foster & James Lawford-Davies, Partners, Hill Dickinson

Jacques du Preez, Director, Psephos Biomedica

The opportunity for industry:

AI/Digital Imaging & Pathways in Dermatology

Lesley Soden, Head of Innovation, HIN (Health Innovation Network)

Christianah Olagunju, Project Manager, Dermatology Programme, HIN (Health Innovation Network)




International Collaborations

Rob Lewtas, Strategic Partner Manager, London and South East International Trade Team, DiT

Ben Morris, EUREKA Eurostars Programme Manager, Innovate UK



The key to engaging the NHS in 2020:

How to develop a value proposition

Rob Berry, Head of Innovation, KSS AHSN

Nuala Foley, Industry Engagement Manager, KSS AHSN

5 Steps to achieving digital health integration

Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO, ORCHA

Dr Tamsin Holland Brown, Paediatrician, Cambridge Community Services NHS Trust

The NHS and international industry engagement: Examples from Sweden

Guy Boersma, Managing Director, KSS AHSN

Dr Joachim Werr, CEO, HN






The Keys to Success

Stephen Hart, COO, Virti

Peter Cowley, Serial Entrepreneur and Parallel Angel Investor

The AHSNs, ARCs & Industry

Dr Des Holden, Medical Director, KSS AHSN