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MedTech Week 2014

MedTech Week 2014: 16-20 June

MedTech Week 2014 is the third of UCL’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) week-long annual events (16th-20th June) aimed at staff and students wanting to know more about the medical technology and biomedical engineering landscape at UCL. It includes the launch of the IBME Doctorate Training Programme, lunchtime talks from leading UCL researchers, a public lecture, and a full day of talks on Digital Health Devices.

** The event has now completed. Read an overview of MedTech 2014 here.

Monday 16th

Ann VanhoestLunchtime Lecture with Dr Anne Vanhoestenberghe, entitled “Implantable electronic devices: multi-disciplinary engineering for medicine”

Venue: Roberts 106 Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, UCL

12.30 pm

Lecture open to all!


Tuesday 17th

Doctoral Training Programme (DTP)  Launch

We are hosting an event to celebrate the launch of our UCL Doctoral Training Programme in Medical Device Innovation (DTP)! Come and find out more about our training, network of supervisors and portfolio of research.

Applications are now open for the UCL Institute of Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Training Programme in Medical Device Innovation. The DTP gives students a unique opportunity to combine research in medical devices with education in translational techniques, enterprise and entrepreneurship. We are training the future leaders of academia and medical device industries; providing them with the skills to develop and translate new devices with direct therapeutic and diagnostic applicability into the clinic. Ten studentships are available, including six NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Prize Studentships for research in BRC priority areas. Studentships cover fees and a stipend for four years for UK/EU students.

For information on Sponsoring a PhD student, see here

Venue: Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre

6.00 pm

Please book your space here

Download poster (pdf)


Wednesday 18th

Public Lecture by Professor Clare Elwell: “Turn a Light on and Change the World” – For more information, visit event page.

Venue: Gustave Tuck

5.30 pm (for a 5.45 pm start)

Lecture open to all – No need to register!

Download poster (pdf)


Thursday 19th

Student Seminar Lunch

As part of the IBME med tech week, we would like students and colleagues to take part in a lunchtime seminar on Thursday. There will be a few short presentations. followed by a lunch.

If you would like to share your work with your peers, then please contact Jenny Griffiths (j.griffiths@ucl.ac.uk) by Monday 19th May. This is the perfect time to try out your conference talk, or repeat the one that you’ve recently given to let a wider audience see your work! Alternatively, if you have a research problem you’re struggling to solve, you could present that and see if someone new can help with a solution!

Venue: Malet Place Engineering Building, Rm 102

12.00 – 2.00 pm

Open to all UCL students


Friday 20th

Our day of lectures on Digital Health Devices will be starting at midday on Friday and will feature talks from academics, researchers, clinicians and industry professionals. The event will be followed by a drinks reception.

For more details and a full list of speakers, please visit our IBME Digital Health Devices page.

Venue: Archaeology Lecture Theatre (G6), 31-34 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PY

12.00 – 7.30 pm

Book your seat, here

Download poster (pdf)


For interactive directions on how to get to the venues, please see here.

Download full event Brochure (pdf) IBME MedTech Schedule

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