Rehabilitation Research Conference

|26 May, 9:00-16:00|
This day event aims to introduce clinical partners and rehabilitation businesses with academic colleagues at the University of Portsmouth whose research is focused around rehabilitation. The event is being hosted by the University’s Health & Wellbeing theme and the Physical Activity, Health & Rehabilitation theme within the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science.

The day will include talks about ongoing rehabilitation research projects, demonstrations of equipment and facilities, and discussion around the following topics:

Musculoskeletal/neurological rehabilitation;
Early career research;
Collaboration between the University of Portsmouth and external partners.

Registration for this event ends on the 19th of May 2022 at 17:00. Spaces are limited.

SIGHT: Sales & Marketing Clinic with Midnight Consulting

|9 June, 09:00-15:45|
Midnight Consulting specialises in Sales and Marketing of Medical Devices, Technology and Solutions to the NHS and European markets. Our expertise is based on nearly 20 years of experience across a broad range of MedTech companies, from start-ups to global market leaders.

Jennifer Head will be holding strategy clinics at Portsmouth Technopole on x June 2022, to help or work with SIGHT Member Companies with any queries or concerns related to Sales/Marketing. Jennifer will be providing a free 45 minute initial meeting with individual companies to help them with a range of sales and marketing queries, brainstorming opportunities and strategy solutions.

This is registration of interest – after you fill the quick registration form, we’ll review it and you’ll receive an email confirming whether you were accepted for the chosen slot. Due to the broad scope of Sales and Marketing functions, we wish to ensure that the queries/topics you want to discuss are within the expertise of Midnight Consulting. If the topic is outside of the scope, we will endeavour to introduce you to a suitable specialist.

Spaces are limited so please register your interest early.

'But why does it need to do that? Developing lab automation - a case study' webinar

|14 June, 13:00-14:00|
This webinar gives an overview of the considerations and challenges faced when designing, manufacturing and marketing a innovative scientific product. Dr Sarah Lupton will use a question and answer approach to explore a case study of developing laboratory automation instrumentation from the drawing board through to the European launch.
Event postponed from 26th April to 14th June.

Psychology and Beyond - Student Placements: Department of Psychology, UoP

|28 June, 14:00-16:00|
This online event will provide an introduction to UoP’s placement process, and its module coordinators will present details about each of the 5 placement opportunities the University provides for its undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Department of Psychology, at the University of Portsmouth. You will also be joined by some of UoP’s students who have undertaken these placement opportunities, and they will share their experiences of their placement with you. There will be time at the end of the session for questions.

How to cope with Cyber Security & Data Protection threats in a digital world

|6 July, 13:00-14:00|
During this webinar, we will describe the challenges SMEs are facing with their Cyber Security and Data Protection within their businesses. Our team of experts will explain how to address these challenges in today’s digital space through compliance with data protection. As well as how to implement controls against cyber-attacks, supplier management and ensure your Medical Devices are fully compliant.

JVR Consultancy will highlight the main threats and vulnerabilities along with the benefits of how to become compliant.

SIGHT: Building a Business Plan and Pitch Deck

|19 July, 11:00-13:00|
During this 2-hour online workshop you’ll learn what to consider in developing a business plan from unmet needs through to commercialization and beyond, as well as what should be included in a pitch deck and how to raise funds.

Speaker: Adrian Price
30 years an equity partner in various regional accountants and now a consultant with top 25 practice Menzies LLP. An Entrepreneur in residence at Southampton University, and helping Medtech start ups at SIGHT and Greentech South.

Mastering Clinical and Technology Trials in MedTech Course

|13, 15, 20, 22 September 2022, 9:30-12:30|

This free-of-charge initiative is co-hosted by the SIGHT Programme and the NIHR (National Institute for Health and Care Research) Surgical MedTech Co-operative powered by Empact Ventures.

The aim of the initiative is to help collaborative companies and organisations keen to engage in its key pathways of support to clinical trials and help to facilitate clinical engagement and help signpost to the relevant partners that have supporting projects and to determine the correct stage of the support offering.

It will take place over 4 virtual sessions in September 2022 (13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd) for 3 hours (9:30 am-12:30 pm GMT). Click ‘Register’ to find out more and sign up.