Future Healthcare is the UK’s only exhibition and conference showcasing healthcare products and services to a global audience. Taking place at Olympia London from 18-19 March 2019, Future Healthcare gathers more than 4,000 buyers from 65 countries for two days of education, networking and cross border purchasing. The event is organised in association with UKIHMA – a strategic partner of Healthcare UK, a UK government trade promotion organisation jointly funded by the Department for International Trade, the Department of Health and NHS England.
Event Director, Dawn Barclay-Ross said: “Gathering thousands of buyers from around the world, Future Healthcare 2019 is a fantastic springboard for suppliers to find new business on the international stage.”
Future Healthcare 2019 is a unique opportunity for healthcare products and service providers to showcase their solutions on a global scale.
The 2018 event gathered senior buyers from the likes of Cleveland Clinic, Ministry of Health Oman, Moorfields Private Hospital, Horsens Hospital Denmark, Nelson Mandela Clinical Service for Africa, and NHS trusts from across the UK.
Exhibition of 350 brands
From healthcare providers and training establishments to equipment and product suppliers and technology experts, visitors can expect to see the very latest products and services from over 350 brands in the exhibition, including an extensive number of Country Pavilions.
Also featuring; Thrive Wearables Zone – a showcase of the latest advancements in wearable technology and Health Tech Theatre, hosting a series of 10-minute presentations from pioneers of exciting innovations.
Future Healthcare 2019’s recent Call for Innovations, provided an overwhelming number of applications for a limited number of companies to exhibit within the Innovation Pavilion and pitch to a line-up of VIP judges that drive innovation in the UK. From innovations looking at ways to solve big challenges in delivering care, to the elderly using robotics, to AI powered technology providing life-enhancing products and services.
Over 60 expert speakers will take to the stage over two days to address the central theme of ‘embracing innovation in healthcare delivery’. Sessions will address the impact of Brexit on the current healthcare landscape; helping SMEs access and work with the NHS; how to scale up innovation, and start to trade with overseas markets. Looking at the experiences of big spenders such as China and Japan, and tackle the global view of future healthcare delivery.
The 2019 line up of speakers include: Matt Hancock, UK Health Secretary; Stephen Dorell, Chair of the NHS Federation; Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England; Sam Shah, Director for Digital Development, NHS England; Dr. Amanda Begley, National Director of NHS Innovation Accelerator; Dr David Parry, CEO, SEHTA and Professor Roland Schlesinger, Chief Medical Officer, Lancor Scientific. They will be discussing big issues such as: The Big Debate: a 're-imagined' healthcare system. What does it look like?