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Day 1 - 24th April 2018


  • Transformation of Health and Care research through partnerships. Presented by the ‘Champion’ organisations representing industry, academia, public authorities and the healthcare industry


  • Welcome from event hosts


  • Shared Keynote: Establishing a roadmap for the future of health research collaboration and exploitation


  • Keynote: Industry-academia partnering – structuring and nurturing partnerships for success


  • Innovating at scale for a better quality of life for the world’s population – understanding how research funding will impact future care and strategy


  • Tea & Coffee break

  • Session 1:
    Collaboration and Globalisation


  • Creating organisational programmes that ensure international partnering is more central to thinking and behaviour


  • Developing and proactively maintaining large-scale strategic partnerships with international organisations


  • Panel session – thought leaders from healthcare industry, NGO, policy and academia share insight on partnering best practice and success

  • 12:45:
    Lunch


  • Keynote address – Large-scale Implemention of research outcomes in a care environment – creating a feedback loop to inform future research strategy

  • Session 2:
    Translation and implementation of research and innovation results into practice


  • Enabling research outcome implementation through PPPs – how to execute programmes that deliver results


  • Sharing IP – funding academic discovery and progress – models for future research


  • Optimising health strategy and the research to strengthen the evidence base for action


  • Tea & Coffee break

  • Session 3:
    Realising the promise of research – technology and knowledge transfer through academia and industry to public health


  • Managing multi-stakeholder research implementation success in a care environment


  • Clustering academia, SMEs and private sector to enable successful health research outcomes


  • Panel session – Four leading universities discuss their strategy for successful research health outcomes and exploitation  

  • 18:00:
    Congress drinks reception


  • Day 1 closes

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Day 2 - 25th April 2018


  • Strategies to strengthen and leverage industry/academia partnerships


  • Shared Keynote – New emerging research partners for pharma and academia – the rise and rise of big data and tech


  • Keynote – Translating basic to clinical research and beyond – how pharma/academia partnerships must evolve


  • Tea & Coffee break

  • Session 1:
    Collaborative research – networks to enable success


  • Working as a global organisation in the face of a rise in nationalist sentiment


  • Implementing frameworks to achieve recognised, measurable success – examples and advice


  • Building inter-disciplinary, multinational academia/academia and academia/industry partnerships


  • Open science research models: democratising innovation and discovery by linking academia, industry, government and NGOs

  • 13:00:
    Lunch


  • Keynote: Investing in long-term relationships: sharing risk and accountability

  • Session 2:
    Sharing best practice in partnering in current research programmes


  • Future emerging technologies in health – linking research in FET in academia and industry


  • Understanding and managing risk in academia and academia/industry partnership development


  • Tea & Coffee break


  • Panel session – What will we take away? Action plan implementation, lessons learned, putting strategy into practice


  • Closing remarks from track chair – creating an action plan for implementation


  • Congress ends

All proceedings, presentations and posters from the Health Leaders Research Congress (HLRC) are published online and are completely open access.