The Transforming Healthcare event will explore local, national and international trends in healthcare with a particular focus on digital health, while showcasing international collaborations and national initiatives.
The event will feature speakers including the Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram and Paul Rice, Head of Technology Strategy, NHS England.
In addition, Transforming Healthcare will host the 2018 EIT Health UK-Ireland Headstart finals, including public pitches from some of the highest potential healthcare companies in the UK and Ireland. The Headstart Funding Programme awards spin-offs, start-ups and SMEs with innovative ideas that advance healthy living, support active ageing and improve healthcare. In total €500,000 in funding will be awarded to support ten worthy teams in realising their next steps towards market.
WATIFY will be present with a booth exhibition, where a WATIFY expert will be explaining the awareness-raising campaign and sharing success stories of technological transformation relating to the healthcare sector.