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Nano4Life 6th Annual Conference and Exhibition

"Converging Nanotechnology with the Life Science Industry"

Now in its sixth year, the Nano4Life Conference and Exhibition is a forum providing the latest updates on the developments that nanotechnology is delivering within the healthcare industries, and identifies any gaps in the supply chain necessary for commercial and clinical success.

Nano4Life 2014 will explore the convergence of nanotechnology and life sciences, providing perspectives from clinicians, industrialists and leading researchers, who work with, develop and endorse nanotechnologies so to fulfil and promote the benefits that can, and are, being realised from the implementation of this novel and exciting science in the healthcare sector.


09.30  Registration, Networking & Exhibition

10.00  Welcome

10.10  Keynote: What is Nanomedicine - its Impact on Healthcare
Prof Mike Eaton, Vice Chair Working Group, Nanotherapeutics, Nanomedicine European Technology Platform

Session 1: Nanotechnology in Medical Devices
Chair: Dr Gabriela Martinez, NanoKTN

10.40  Wearable Technology - Health or Wellbeing?
Andy Baker, CEO, SmartLife

11.00  Improvements in Hospital Patient Safety through Ultra-Low Power Wireless, Wearable Vital Signs Monitoring
Dr Alison Burdett, CTO, Toumaz Group

11.20  Breath Analysis for Diagnosis & Management of Respiratory Disease
Dr Victor Higgs, Managing Director, Applied Nanodetectors Ltd

11.40  Break, Networking & Exhibition

12.10  Horizon 2020 – Funding Opportunities
Dr Octavio Pernas, EU UK National Contact Point for Health

12.30  Technology Pitches

12.50  Lunch, Networking & Exhibition

Session 2: Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine
Chair: Prof Mehdi Tavakoli, Technical Director, HealthTech and Medicines KTN

14.00  Biospray Approaches for Regenerative Biology/Medicine & Theraputics
Dr Suwan Jayasinghe, BioPhysics Group, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine & Mechanical Engineering, University College London

14.20  Regenerative Electrospun Scaffolds for Soft Tissue Repair
Dr Mike Raxworthy, CEO, Neotherix Ltd & Operations Director, Regener8

14.40  Sol Gel Bioactive Glass in the Dental, Orthopaedic & Wound Care Market; Can it Continue the Success of the Previous Melt Derived Material?
Paul Catherall, CEO, Theraglass

15.00  Exhibitor Commercial Pitches

15.15  Break, Networking & Exhibition

Session 3: Nanotechnology in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Chair: Dr Felicity Sartain, NanoScientium

15.45  Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technology Co-operative: The Nanotechnology Theme
Dr Kevin Critchley, HTC Colorectal Therapies & Leeds University

16.05  Nanocin(Tm), a Flexible and Safe Cell Delivery Platform: A Novel Nanomedicine?
Liam Good, Director, Tecrea Ltd

16.25  Business Intelligence for Nanomedicines
Dr Felicity Sartain, NanoScientium

16.45  Close

Click here to download the speaker profiles.

Confirmed exhibitors include Del Stark Technology Solutions/JE Science Ltd, Izon Science, LANIR and NanoMedPharma. Click here to view the exhibitor profiles.

Delegate Registration:

  After Early-bird
NanoKTN Member £90 +VAT
Non-Member £125 +VAT
Supporting Partner Member* £105 +VAT
Student £30 +VAT

Click here to download the delegate registration form or request a copy from natasha.sim@nanoktn.com.

Nano4Life 2013 feedback:

“I really enjoyed the meeting, it had a really good “buzz” with lots of good scientific exchange.” Marianne Ashford, AstraZeneca

“Thanks for coordinating a great meeting – it was a very informative day with excellent presentations and speakers. The networking time was also very rewarding.” Del Stark, Del Stark Technology Solutions/NanoPRO

*Nano4Life 2014 is supported by Bio Nano Consulting, British Society for Nanomedicine, HealthTech & Medicines KTN, NIA, UK Innovation Forum, NanoPRO & DSTS.


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Royal Academy of Engineering, Prince Philip House, London