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MedTech SuperConnector Showcase 2022

 Thursday 23 June 2022 | 14.00 - 18.00 BST | Scale Space White City

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The Showcase is where participants of the Imperial led MTSC programme can pitch their ventures, translating academic insights into early-stage medical innovations. You will have the opportunity to learn about their developments to date and the next steps forward.

  • 14.00 – 14.30 | Registration and Arrivals
  • 14.30 – 14.40 | Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 14.40 – 15.00 | Venture Pitches Round One
  • 15.00 – 15.15 | Keynote - Dr Simon Bayly - The Francis Crick Institute
  • 15.15 – 15.35 | Venture Pitches Round Two
  • 15.35 – 15.50 | Keynote - Dr Christos Kapatos - SERG Technologies
  • 15.50 – 15.55 | Closing Remarks
  • 15.55 – 18.00 | Networking
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Meet the innovators from our fifth cohort and their ventures:

  • Dr Anaid Benitez, The Francis Crick Institute, Stratisal - A tumour diagnostic test to help oncologist predict patient response to treatments that target the DNA damage response.
  • Dr Yu-Chih Chen, Imperial College London, Respire Diganostics - Respire Diagnostics uses exhaled breath to identify bio-markers that correlates to diseases for patient identification and condition monitoring. 
  • Gigi Lam (PhD candidate), Royal College of Music, Handl - A next-generation digital musical instrument using mobile technology as the backbone to support collaborative music-making and social interaction for people with special needs.
  • Dr Leah Frenette, Imperial College London, Zyme Dx - Zyme Dx aims to deliver ultrasensitive diagnostic devices at the point-of-care and provide access to diagnostics in developed and developing countries.
  • Stephen Laws (PhD candidate), Imperial College London, 2Viz - A sensor that can autonomously identify different tissues, generating digital 3D maps of said tissues to enable clinicians to improve patient outcomes.



  • Dr Konstantinos Paschos, Imperial College London, Amalthea - A platform for high-throughput, efficient and cost-effective discovery of human monoclonal antibodies against infectious disease.
  • Shahrooz Shahin, Royal College of Art, Reminisys - A wearable technology which uses artificial intelligence and computer vision to assist people with memory issues to recall information from their personalised database.
  • Dr Zhengchu Tan, Imperial College London, Organa - Developing high fidelity organ mimics to test medical devices and train the next generation of surgeons and surgical robots.
  • Dr Shuqiao Xie, Imperial College London, Smart Surgical Solutions - A low cost and easy to use intra-operative smartphone-based navigation device to help surgeons place orthopaedic implants precisely.
  • Sigourney Waibel (PhD candidate), Imperial College London, NOAH Analytics - NOAH Analytics uses wearables and AI to automatically monitor patient behaviour, unlocking hospital bed and staff capacity and reducing errors and treatment delays. 


Address: Scale Space (The Stadium), 58 Wood Lane, London, W12 7RZ

The venue is accessible by tube, Bus and cycling. Additional details will be provided on how to locate the venue via email closer to the event. 

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MedTech SuperConnector

MedTech SuperConnector helps empower early career researchers to translate academic insights from the arts and sciences into early stage medical technologies. Drawing on the innovation expertise of eight leading institutions, its remit is to support technological innovation, advance entrepreneurship education and find new and effective ways to accelerate MedTech R&D.

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