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The scope of the workshop:
This workshop is aimed at highlighting the novel research that is taking place in the area of health related biosensors. Biosensors are of paramount importance for the effective use of novel therapeutic drugs; as such this meeting will bring together researchers from across Wales both to present their research and to meet global researchers in the field.
The research area of biosensors has changed dramatically in the last few decades, with even greater changes being anticipated in the near future. In order for the research into novel biosensors to be effective it is imperative to include commercial and clinical input from an early stage. Hence this workshop will draw together academics, clinicians and companies, all of which will present and form a North Wales hub of expertise with global reach.
The workshop will pull together experts in the field of biosensors with the ambition to generate new research collaborations and future funding applications.
Biosensors are a first line tool in monitoring the effective use of drug treatment and the prevention of unnecessary drug use, which often leads to increased patient drug resistance and detrimental health effects on the patient.
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Day 1 – 4th of September 2017
11:30 Registration & Networking
Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise, Bangor University
CALIN project manager
Project Manager, Life Sciences Research Network Wales
Life Science Specialist, Perpetuus carbon
Graphene Biosensors, where are we now?
Cotton Mouton Diagnostics
Managing Director of Biovici
Research, Development and Commercialisation Considerations for SMEs
14:00 Lunch & Networking
Developments in Produce, Product, Technology and Services for Healthy Ageing and Wellbeing
Assistant Director, Research and Development, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Welcoming commercial research in BCUHB
Bangor University Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Evidential standards for clinical and cost-effectiveness for NHS adoption
The North Wales & North West Urological Research Centre
An Innovative Approach to research and collaborative working: The North Wales & North West Urological Research Centre, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Senior Lecturer, Swansea University, Medical School
Multiplex-based biosensing; flexible monitoring of the disease landscape
16:40 Wine & Networking
The Cynefin Centre for Applied Complexity, Bangor University
Human sensors: who owns the power of interpretation?
Chief Technology Officer at Aparito
Digital Health – Beyond the Hype
Day 2 – 5th of September 2017
09:00 Dr. Leigh Jones
Professor in nanotechnology at the College of Engineering in Swansea University
Lab-on a chip graphene biosensor diagnosis
IBERS, Aberystwyth University
Biomarker technology associated with metabolomics (mass spectrometry and machine learning) analysis of urine and blood samples
Bangor University, School of Chemistry
A lateral flow device for the 21st century
Head of Life Sciences Interface Group, Tyndall National Institute
Advanced sensor systems for personalised, predictive, participatory and preventative medicine
10:30 Coffee and networking
Programme Manager for Translational Research, Medical Research Council
MRC funding opportunities for device development
Welsh Government Department for Economy, Science and Transport
SMART Suite – Commercialisation through R&D
Portfolio Manager, Medical devices EPSRC
EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Theme and Investigator led call
12:30 Lunch & Networking
School of Chemistry, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2UW, UK
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