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Enterprise related events (Impulse, etc)


The Future of Healthcare Innovations

Talk by Dr Andy Richards, followed by a panel discussion about “Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Mental Health"

Dr Andy Richards CBE is an entrepreneur specialising in healthcare and life sciences. He has a track record as a founder, director and active investor in more than 25 innovative healthcare and life science companies. Andy will discuss emerging trends in healthcare from his perspectives as an entrepreneur and investor. He will focus on the newly developing inter-disciplinary ecosystem within the healthcare sector, where information, data, healthcare and life sciences are coming together to create new and exciting opportunities.

The panel discussion draws together four experts to discuss Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Mental Health – Opportunities to Make a Difference.

  • Prof Sabine Bahn - Cambridge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Research, entrepreneur
  • Prof Peter Jones - School of Clinical Medicine
  • Dr Letizia Mortara - IfM Centre for Technology Management
  • Peter Templeton - The William Templeton Foundation for Young People’s Mental Health, and IfM Education and Consultancy Services

The discussion will focus on:

  • Joining up the science – to understand potential causal links and identify opportunities to make a difference
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship – generating ideas, selecting opportunities, commercialising innovations
  • Implementation in practice – implications for the delivery of healthcare


Please join us for this stimulating event. To book your place, please register at: or send an email to

The event is jointly organised by Impulse and the University Enterprise Zone (UEZ).

Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 16:30 to 20:00