Join techUK for this in person briefing with David Lawson, Director of the Medical Technologies Directorate at the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC).

In February 2023, DHSC joined techUK to outlined the newly published Medical technology strategy, a plan to ensure a thriving Medtech sector that enables safe, effective and innovative medical technologies to deliver the best outcomes for patients.

16 months later, David will be providing an update for techUK members on progress made with key commitments in the strategy. These include:

  • Enhancing supply chain resilience through interoperability
  • Spreading best practice through national clinical leadership for products
  • Clear demand signalling for industry
  • Developing an innovation classification framework to determine the value of innovation
  • Creating an end-to-end innovation pathway
  • Establishing a collaborative partnership with industry

Please note this event is taking place in person only, and attendees will be limited to 2 per company.


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Alex Lawrence

Alex Lawrence

Head of Health and Social Care, techUK

Alex joined techUK in July 2021 as Programme Manager for Health and Social Care. Since July 2023 Alex has led the Programme. 

Alex formerly worked at Portland Communications, joining as part of their 2019 Graduate Scheme intake. In March 2020 she joined Portland’s Health team, supporting a range of clients in the life sciences industry across both public affairs and strategic communications.

Alex has a degree in History from the University of Cambridge, focussing on Early Modern Europe and material culture. Outside of work she enjoys reading, finding new places to eat, and running.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
07963 501 791
LinkedIn:
linkedin.com/in/alex-lawrence-509a8b166

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Robert Walker

Robert Walker

Programme Manager, Health and Social Care, techUK

Robert joined techUK in October 2022, where he is now Programme Manager for Health and Social Care.

Robert previously worked at the Pension Protection Fund, within the policy and public affairs team. Prior to this, he worked at the Scottish Parliament, advising politicians and industry stakeholders on a wide range of issues, including rural crime and health policies.

Robert has a degree in Politics and International Relations (MA Hons) from the University of Aberdeen, with a particular focus on strategic studies and energy security. Outside of work he enjoys activities such as running, rugby, boxing and cooking!

Email:
[email protected]

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Clara Hewitt

Clara Hewitt

Programme Manager, Health and Social Care, techUK

Clara joined techUK in October 2023. She brings experience across a range of domestic and global health issues, with particular focus on digital health, HIV/AIDS and climate change and health.

Clara holds an MSc in Global Health and Development (University College London) and a BSc in Psychology (University of Birmingham).

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Tracy Modha

Team Assistant - Markets, techUK

Tracy supports several areas at techUK, including Cyber Exchange, Cyber Security, Defence, Health and Social Care, Local Public Services, Nations and Regions and National Security.

Tracy joined techUK in March 2022, having worked in the education sector for 19 years, covering administration, research project support, IT support and event/training support. My most outstanding achievement has been running three very successful international conferences and over 300 training courses booked all over the globe!

Tracy has a great interest in tech. Gaming and computing have been a big part of her life, and now electric cars are an exciting look at the future. She has warmed to Alexa, even though it can sometimes be sassy!

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
02073312000
Twitter:
@TracyModha
Website:
www.techuk.org
LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracymodha83

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