18:30 - 19:30
EICC Live: Edinburgh BioQuarter | The Future of Healthcare
Informed by a rich history of medical breakthroughs, at Edinburgh BioQuarter great ideas are revolutionising health and wellbeing, which lead to improved treatments and better patient care. On a daily basis, clinical-academics meet life sciences entrepreneurs, and health data analysts link with NHS clinicians.
Health and life sciences entrepreneurship is alive and kicking at Edinburgh BioQuarter, and across Scotland, however ensuring the adoption and spread of innovation is a major challenge for the NHS. Such innovation comes at a cost during a time of pressure and competing demands on the healthcare system.
So, just how important is innovation to the NHS? Hear from a panel of experts who will share their amazing stories of medical innovation; while assessing the challenges, pitfalls and opportunities for the NHS as we head into a new decade of discovery.
18:00 Doors open
18:30 EICC Live: Edinburgh BioQuarter x 3 panel talks