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Introduction to Healthcare Apps

February 11, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm


12:15pm Registration, networking & buffet lunch

12:50pm Introduction to the event by Hugo Russell, Innovation Birmingham and the Project Manager of the Innovation Engine Project

1:00pm An overview of the market, opportunities and challenges from Ewan Davis, Founder of HANDI Health

1:25pm Senior representative from the NHS  – name TBC

1:45pm Bruce Hullman, Founder of healthcare app uMotif – winner of the 2013 Cisco BIG Award

2:05pm Refreshment break

2:20pm An introduction to Swansea University’s Health Cloud Project from Brian Perkins

2:40pm A presentation on the importance of usability from Niran Basu, Swansea University

3:00pm Q&A session, followed by further networking

3:30pm Close


The global medical health apps market is forecasted to reach $2.76 billion by 2018. Whether you are a medical professional, or tech developer, there is huge scope for growth and opportunity.

This is a collaborative event, drawing in specialist speakers from across the UK. It is organised by the Ehealth Industries Innovation Centre in Swansea and Innovation Birmingham, utilising Cisco’s National Virtual Incubator technology.

The event is supported by the Innovation Engine Project, which has been established to identify health and low carbon challenges within larger organisations and build local SME and university consortia to develop and deliver solutions. The project is being led by Innovation Birmingham, with the deliver partners consisting of; Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT); University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB); Birmingham City University; the University of Birmingham; and Birmingham City Council. The Innovation Engine project was initiated by Birmingham Science City, which brought together the team of delivery partners and will be closely involved in the project governance.

For speaker information and to register please visit the designated Eventbrite page.




February 11, 2014
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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