The Post-Covid HealthTech LandscapeA Digital Revolution

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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The event aim is to present and discuss how the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred a revolution in health technologies which are transforming health and social care. Academics within the University of Strathclyde’s HealthTech Cluster and Scotland’s Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre, are collaborating closely with leading clinical/industrial partners as this revolution gathers pace. This event will showcase some recent developments rooted in real world implementation and evidence. The event will also present the views of an authoritative industry voice on likely future trends and from funding bodies on how collaborative ventures like these will be facilitated.

The event will include presentations and/or Q&A discussion contributions from:

Professor Patricia Connolly (Professor of Biomedical Engineering), Professor Roma Maguire (Professor of Digital Health and Care) HealthTech Cluster leads at the University of Strathclyde and Professor Robert Van Der Meer (Professor of Management Science), University of Strathclyde

Dr Josephine Pravinkumar, Consultant in Public Health Medicine at NHS Lanarkshire

Dr. David Lowe, Joint Clinical Lead of the West of Scotland Innovation Hub and Emergency Consultant at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Chaloner Chute, Chief Technology Officer at Scotland’s Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre (DHI)

Peter Shanahan, Executive Director at Ernst and Young

Professor Mehdi Tavakoli, KTM ‑ NHS Infrastructure, MedTech and Therapies at Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

Who should attend?

Academics, clinicians, industry (medical devices, medical diagnostics, digital health, pharma, technology companies, funders, government and governmental advisors) (Scottish & UK).

Benefits of attending

Attendees will gain an insight into how the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred on a health and social care revolution based on the increasing availability and acceptance of digital/data technologies and related diagnostics/devices. The event will showcase current  real world evidence based developments and foreshadow future developments and directions of travel.


Dr Alan Lindsay
Industrial Interface Manager
Dr Louise Gray
Health Technology Cluster Research & Grant Coordinator
Aidan Hannah
EngD Researcher

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