NHSA at HLTH Europe in Amsterdam

The Northern Health Science Alliance: Accessing the NHS with the HealthTech Gateway

Mon 17th June

The Northern Health Science Alliance are at HLTHEurope 2024 hosting ‘The Northern Health Science Alliance: Accessing the NHS with the HealthTech Gateway’.

Find out more about how we work with clinicians, companies and international partners to bring cutting edge innovations to the UK.

Hear from a panel of experts and experienced business leaders on the priorities for our regions, how to work with the NHS and our global call for solutions.

Book your place at https://europe.hlth.com/register and use code HE24_thenhsa150 for a €150 discount


Chair: Dr Ben Martyn, Executive Lead for Investment and International Partnerships, Northern Health Science Alliance

Ben promotes the North internationally as a global research and innovation hub, to attract research and inward investment, find global solutions to unmet need in the NHS and develop international research partnerships. He also brokers links between the northern health and life sciences sector and investors. Prior to working at the NHSA, Ben worked for Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (now Health Innovation Network) supporting companies to access the NHS market.

Dr Chris McKee, Managing Director, UK for Better Medicine

With a deep understanding of the industry and a keen eye for emerging trends, Chris specialises in business development for innovations that revolutionise patient care and improve overall well-being with a particular focus on the benefits this brings to the North of England as well as the wider UK.  

Isil Mirzanli, Enterprise Zone Growth Manager – Research and Innovation, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Isil’s role involves supporting the companies that are co-located on Europe’s largest clinical academic campus – Citylabs and Manchester Science Park.


Vinoth Sankar, Consultant Physician and Intensivist in Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust

Vinoth provides Innovation leadership in his role as Deputy Clinical Director for Innovation, overseeing implementation of Innovation for Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust. 

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