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Accelerating the precision medicine opportunity in Scotland

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

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There are several market and technology drivers impacting on precision medicine including an ageing population, increasing healthcare costs and the emergence of new disruptive technologies. Advances in technology are accelerating a shift in healthcare from reaction to prevention and early stage treatments and the global precision medicine market was estimated at almost $43bn in 2016 and is projected to rise to around $134bn by 2025.

Scotland’s ecosystem for precision medicine includes a strong network of universities, research institutions, NHS facilities, enterprise and skills agencies and industry bodies all focussed on developing, commercialising and implementing our world-class research in precision medicine. Scotland has a growing number of businesses involved in precision medicine, including new start-ups and in-movers involved in developing digital platforms for health data, informatics, AI and machine learning.

How do we make Scotland a world leader in precision medicine?

 

Agenda:

08.45 – Registration with tea, coffee and networking

09.15 – Open from the chair
Sandy Kennedy, Entrepreneurial Scotland

09.20 – Precision Medicine in Scotland – driving benefits for patients and the economy
Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak, University of Glasgow

09.50 – Benefits of the Scottish Precision Medicine ecosystem – an industry perspective
Harper VanSteenhouse, BioClavis

10.15 – Successful IP strategies in Precision Medicine
Magnus Johnston, Haseltine Lake Kempner

10.40 – Discussion in Panel and Q&A

11.05 – Coffee Break

11.30 – Identifying the skill sets required to develop the precision medicine cluster in Scotland
Speaker to be announced

11.55 – Enabling access to funding and investors
Scottish Enterprise 

12.20 – The Living Laboratory for Precision Medicine – supporting economic development in Glasgow
Dr Carol Clugston, University of Glasgow

12.50 – Discussion in Panel and Q&A

13.20 – Chair to close

13.30 – Networking lunch

 

Our 2019 supporting partners:

                      

Details

Date:
August 27
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre
Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre
Glasgow, G51 4TF
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Website:
https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/patients-and-visitors/main-hospital-sites/queen-elizabeth-university-hospital-campus/teaching-and-learning-centre/