This online event is free-of-charge and will be split into three sessions:

  • Session 1: Unmet Needs & challenges in a post pandemic world – Sharing the experiences and lessons learnt from clinical, patient and industry perspectives (18 June)
  • Session 2: Multiple Technology Showcase Events – Limited slot opportunities to present solutions to expert networks followed by Q&A (25 June, 2 July)
  • Session 3: Horizon scanning with relevant partner organisations – Learn what is in the pipeline and how you can find relevant support from across the innovation landscape (TBC, partnering with NIHR Infrastructure)
Covid-19 Brain Injury Challenges and Solutions

Session 1: Challenges in a post pandemic world

DATE: Friday 18 June 2021
TIME: 10:30 – 12:30
FREE ONLINE EVENT

Opportunity to hear from clinicians and professionals on the front line.

Registration required, spaces limited. Click here to register.

Talks from

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Professor Mark Wilson OBE
NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative Prevention & Pre-hospital Care Theme Lead
GoodSAM Co-founder and Medical Director
Consultant Neurosurgeon and Pre-Hospital Care Specialist (Imperial College, KSS Air Ambulance), Professor of Practice Brain Injury (Imperial College) and Honorary Professor of Pre-Hospital Care (Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh)

Dr. Alexis Joannides
NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative Deputy Director & Clinical informatics and Registries Theme Lead
CORSAIR: COvid-19 Related Service Adjustment In Referral practice Clinical Lead
Senior Research Associate and Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

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Professor Topun Austin
NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative Paediatrics and Neuro-development Theme Deputy
Consultant Neonatologist at Cambridge
Honorary Professor of Neurophotonics at University College London
Director of the Evelyn Perinatal Imaging Centre (EPIC), based at the Rosie Hospital, Cambridge

Abigail Bush

Ms Abigail Bush
NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative Technology Lead
Design & Innovation Engineer for the Clinical Engineering Innovation team at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Chaired by

Professor Peter Hutchinson
NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative Honorary Clinical Director
Director of Clinical Research, Royal College of Surgeons of England
(www.rcseng.ac.uk/coronavirus/rcs-covid-research-group/)
Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Cambridge
Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Session 2: Solutions in a post pandemic world

Multiple opportunities for solution providers to showcase relevant technologies and research.

1. ‘Talk to us together! Enhancing Parent Experience of Neonatal Encephalopath’ (Professor Topun Austin)

DATE: Friday 25 June 2021
TIME: 10:30 – 12:30
FREE ONLINE EVENT

Registration required, spaces limited. Click here to register.

If you would like to request a 15min showcase slot please complete and submit an expression of interest no later than 21 June 2021.

2. Goals & challenges for the next generation of healthcare PPE (Ms Abigail Bush)

DATE: Friday 2 July 2021
TIME: 10:30 – 12:30
FREE ONLINE EVENT

Registration required, spaces limited. Click here to register.

If you would like to request a 15min showcase slot please complete and submit an expression of interest no later than 28 June 2021.

Note: Further Session 2 will be added here once confirmed

Session 3: Horizon Scanning

TBC delivered in partnership with NIHR Infrastructure

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR Series 2: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBC, late 2021)

Find out more about the output of the covid-19 challenge: brainmic.nihr.ac.uk/covid-19-challenge-supported-projects

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