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Health Innovation and Technologies Festival

Solving health matters together

EDINBURGH UK | 1st and 2nd APRIL 2019

The HIT (Health innovation and Technologies) Research Festival is a two-day health conference organised by Heriot-Watt university to celebrate our achievements in the Health Technologies sector and as part of our activities in the Year of Health 2019. The HIT Research Festival features an exceptional mix of inspiring academic and industrial experts, charity representatives and funders who dive into current topics of health and technologies.

We welcome academics, industry, funders, charities and patient group representatives to our beautiful wooded campus and with plenty of opportunity for interactions, scientific and cultural offerings around health and technologies.

The HIT Festival will begin in

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DAY 1

SOLVING HEALTH MATTERS TOGETHER 4 THEMATIC SESSIONS:

  • Future Cancer Healthcare
  • Healthy Ageing
  • Replacing Animal Models
  • Robotics for a Safer World

DAY 2

OPTICAL IMAGING CRUCIBLE WORKSHOP FOR EARLY-MID CAREER RESEARCHERS

INTERNATIONAL WORKRSHOP ON NEUROROBOTICS AND NEURAL DISORDERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Professor Amy Herr, Bioinstrumentation for Quantitative Biology and Medicine, University of California Berkeley, US

Professor Constantin Coussios, Turning ideas into technology from organ preservation to drug delivery, University of Oxford

INVITED SPEAKERS FROM

Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) Cancer Research UK Digital Health Institute Vivomotion Young Academy of Scotland Ellis IP Charles River and representative from Patient Groups

EARLY BOOKING recommended | Registration for DAY 1 on eventbrite, https://bit.ly/2Bu0KpO