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The 3rd UK Diagnotics Forum - Changing the Landscape of Adoption for Diagnostics 

Supported by BIVDA, NICE, TSB & University of Oxford

This event combining talks, small group sessions and road show will focus on developing a guide to successful adoption. Join over 150 colleagues to hear the latest on the changing landscape of adoption delivered by influential leaders from academia, industry and the NIHR, and contribute to the development of a guide to successful bench to bedside acceptance. This event will also introduce The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Diagnostics Evidence Co-operatives.

Confirmed Speakers

Elisabeth Adams - Aquarius Population Health
Penny Wilson - The Precision Medicine Catapult 
Prof Mehdi Tavakoli – Technical Director of HealthTech and Medicines Knowledge Transfer Network
Simon Kimber – Visiting Research Fellow from Manchester Metropolitan University, School of Healthcare Science
David Horne – Managing Director, Alere Ltd
Prof Gary Ford - Chief Executive,Oxford AHSN
Prof Jon Deeks – University of Birmingham
Ravi Chana – Business Development Manager, NIHR Office for Clinical Research Infrastructure (NOCRI)
Dr Tony Soteriou – Research Infrastructure and Growth Senior Manager, Department of Health
Dr Matthew Thompson – NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Oxford
Dr Peter Hall – NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Leeds
Prof John Simpson – NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Newcastle
Prof George Hanna – Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative London

Read the 2012 Forum report here


Exhibitor Space available

This showcase event runs over 2 days, opening at 09:00 on March 18th for networking and exhibiting.
Exhibit space can be secured at the time of registration at no extra cost. Contact for details.


Accommodation is available at Lady Margaret Hall (preferential rates until February 17th). Promo Code : UKDIFO2014 NB: Please add the promo code before clicking next
Room rates vary between £60 & £69 + VAT per person.  All are inclusive of internet access and breakfast.

Forthcoming events

Diagnostic Evidence Workshops 2022

Wednesday, 22 June 2022 to Friday, 24 June 2022, 10am - 4pm @ St Hugh's College Oxford, St Margaret's Road, Oxford, OX2 6LE

A three-day workshop aimed at clinicians, researchers, the diagnostics industry, and those working in guideline development and regulatory affairs.