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Unlocking a Healthier Tomorrow: Polish & British Innovation in Healthcare

Unlocking a Healthier Tomorrow: Polish & British Innovation in Healthcare

29/09 / 10:00 am 2:00 pm

Join us at the Polish-British Future of Healthcare Event, a convergence of visionary minds, pioneering companies, and leading experts in the fields of MedTech, BioTech, and scientific research.


Organized by the Polish Embassy in London, Polish Trade and Investment Agency, and the Medical Research Agency, this event is set to explore how can we best tackle the many challenges of the future.

Our primary goal is to foster and amplify the collaboration between Polish and British scientific communities, clinical researchers, and businesses operating in the MedTech and BioTech sectors. By promoting the synergy between these two nations, we aim to stimulate groundbreaking advancements in healthcare, accelerate medical research, and drive economic growth through innovation.

Join us in shaping the future of healthcare through collaboration, innovation, and visionary thinking at the Polish-British Medical Event. Together, we will redefine the boundaries of possibility in medical research and technology.


10:00 – 10:10 Opening remarks
(Ambassador Prof. Piotr Wilczek President of Polish Medical Research Agency Radosław Sierpiński, PhD)

10:10 – 10:25 Keynote: My Journey in Identifying the Breast Cancer Gene Variant in Orcadanias
(Prof. Zofia Międzybrodzka, University of Aberdeen)

10:25 – 11:15 The Future of Population Genetics- Challenges and Opportunities
(Julia Wilson, Associate Director, Wellcome Sanger Institute; Prof. Zofia Międzybrodzka, University of Aberdeen; Prof. Magdalena Mroczek, Polish Academy of Sciences; Mark Bale, PhD, Genomics Policy Consultant, formerly Department for Health and Social Care; Marceli Ragan, Medical Research Agency)

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break and Networking

11:45 – 12:00 Supporting HealthTech innovation: the Academic Health Science Network
(Piers Ricketts, Chief Executive, Eastern AHSN)

12:00 – 12:45 Forging Innovation Partnerships: The Future of UK-Poland Health Collaboration
(Magdalena Kulczycka, PhD, Director, CEBioForum; Marta Winiarska, CEO, BioInMed; Alexandra Smith, PhD, Senior Consultant, IQVIA; Charles Winiarski, Genomtec)

12:45 – 13:30 Pitches of Polish Health Sector Companies
(WPD Pharmaceuticals, Polpharma Biologics, Syvento, Cellivia, Consonance, Nivalit, Bioton)

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

The Royal Society of Medicine

1 Wimpole Street
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