Westminster Health Forum

The life sciences sector in the UK - investment, innovation and next steps for delivering the Sector Deal 2

Morning, Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London SE1 9DD

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This seminar will assess the future of the life sciences sector in the UK and progress in delivering the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy and the Life Sciences Sector Deal 2 - looking at investment, innovation and the next steps for policy.


Keynote speakers


  • Professor Richard Barker, Chief Executive, Health Innovation Network;
  • Dr Amanda Begley, Director, Innovation and Implementation, UCLPartners; National Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator and Director, Strategy and Partnerships, DATA-CAN, Health Data Research UK Hub for Cancer;
  • Professor Carole Longson, Chief Scientific Officer, ABPI;
  • Professor Sir Robert Lechler, President, The Academy of Medical Sciences; and
  • Dr Liz Mear, Chief Executive, The Innovation Agency.

The agenda


  • The Life Sciences Industrial Strategy - progress in delivery;
  • The Life Sciences Sector Deal 2: investment and infrastructure, patient engagement, and meeting the Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges;
  • The life sciences sector in the North of England and the role of Academic Health Science Networks;
  • Developing partnerships - industry, the NHS, charities, and universities;
  • Opportunities for utilising data to support innovation in patient care;
  • Supporting the life sciences sector in the UK - challenges and opportunities;
  • The role of the NHS in developing collaborations to deliver the NHS Long Term Plan; and
  • Ensuring the uptake and adoption of innovations in the NHS.

Policymakers attending


Westminster Health Forum conferences typically attract strong interest from policymakers. This seminar will be an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with officials who have reserved places representing: BEIS; DHSC; DIT; HM Treasury; Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency; MHRA; Office for Life Sciences; The Scottish Government and The Welsh Government.



Keynote Speaker

Professor Richard Barker

Chief Executive, Health Innovation Network; Director, Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation and Board Member, Celgene

Keynote Speakers

Professor Sir Robert Lechler

Executive Director, King’s Health Partners; Provost and Senior Vice President, Health, King’s College London and President, The Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Richard Barker

Chief Executive, Health Innovation Network; Director, Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation and Board Member, Celgene

Professor Carole Longson

Chief Scientific Officer, ABPI

Chairs

Chris Molloy

Chief Executive Officer, Medicines Discovery Catapult

Jacqueline Mulryne

Partner, Arnold & Porter

Speakers

Professor Fiona Watt

Executive Chair, Medical Research Council and Director, Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, King’s College London

Dr Nicole Mather

Partner, Life Sciences Lead, IBM and Non-Executive Director, Health Research Authority

Stewart Block

Co-Chair, Healthwatch Barnet Primary Care Group and Deputy Chair, Patient Advisory Group, London

James Roach

Programme Director, Integrated Care, NHS West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

Professor Karl Claxton

Professor, Department of Economics and Related Studies and Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, University of York

Dr Liz Mear

Chief Executive, The Innovation Agency

Dr Amanda Begley

Director, Innovation and Implementation, UCLPartners; National Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator and Director, Strategy and Partnerships, DATA-CAN, Health Data Research UK Hub for Cancer

Garry Coleman

Director of Data Dissemination, NHS Digital