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Join us at the London Institute for Healthcare Engineering (LIHE) for our exclusive meet & greet event, where you'll discover how we are bringing technologies closer to patients and the public.

The session will help to:

1. Understand the entrepreneurial mindset and its value for your research

2. Explore opportunities the King's MedTech Accelerator offers to you

3. Ask questions to practitioners

Who is this for:

Open to everyone! If you have just started your PhD, are about to submit, are a post-doc or an early career academic. If you are a student and have an idea, or find the idea of entrepreneurship cool, you are welcome!

What you will get :

As an attendee, you will get insights on how at LIHE we can help:

· Empower academics (PhDs, PostDocs, etc), clinicians and innovators with an entrepreneurial mindset

· Position participants in our programmes to de-risk their research, validate opportunities and enhance R&D grant funding.

Insights from Professor Prashant Jha

Professor Prashant Jha is the Head of Impact at the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences and has set up MedTech innovation programmes in Australia, Japan, Finland, and India, and has co-founded a dozen medical technology companies, the most recent being RU Medical from our School. He has also co-founded and edited BMJ Innovations, the world’s first MedTech innovation-focused journal. He is uniquely positioned to share his insights on "The Role of an Entrepreneurial Mindset for Researchers", drawing from his vast experience in fostering a vibrant ecosystem for innovating and commercialising low-cost, high-impact medical devices and technologies.


14:45: Welcome, Registration, and Refreshments

15:00: Introduction to LIHE

15:05: Keynote Address by Prof. Prashant Jha: "The Role of an Entrepreneurial Mindset for Researchers"

15:25: Q&A Session

15:35: Introduction to the King’s MedTech Accelerator Programme

15:45: Q&A Session

16:00: Networking Reception with refreshments and drinks on the LIHE terrace

17:00: Close

At this event

Prashant Jha

Head of Affordable Medical Technologies

Event details

The London Institute for Healthcare Engineering
London Institute for Healthcare Engineering, 100 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7AR