GIANT (Global Innovation and New Technology) Health 2022 has just kicked off in London – bringing health tech professionals from around the world together to discuss the current trends and future of health tech.
Established as the leading gathering for everyone involved in health-tech innovation, GIANT Health is an international movement of nearly 300,000 people whose business is health, tech and innovation.
The movement’s vision is to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide by promoting healthcare innovation and supporting health tech professionals.
This year’s two-day event puts special focus the health tech entrepreneur. It includes a curated programme of four simultaneous shows, 80 expert speakers, and a dynamic, expansive global trade show.
Each show has been uniquely designed by a GIANT partner working in health tech and a member of the ongoing health-tech community.
They also sets the stage of tech startups within mental health , giving attendees a glimpse into some of the world’s most innovative technologies that support GIANT’s mission “to improve the health and well-being of people around the world by facilitating the acceleration and adaptation of tech innovation.”
The itinerary for the event is as follows:
Mental Health Technology Show - Tuesday 6th December
The first show on the 6th of December centres on tech within the mental health space.
It involves speakers and business leaders from Psyma, Fora health and MyBlueLabel Compliance Services, who each give valuable insights into the role tech can play in improving mental health care.
The show consists of a discussion involving a panel of industry experts about providing mental health support at scale, as well talks from Mindwave Ventures, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, and others about patient engagement portals, collaboration, customisation and scalability.
Digital Pharma Show - Tuesday 6th December
Tuesday’s second show focuses on the significance of digital Pharma in healthcare, honing in on the relationship between Pharma and the new surge in innovations in the tech world.
The show includes talks from eConsult NHS, Unilever and Walgreens Boots Alliance, with each company discussing different trends within health tech from the growing importance of AI within healthcare to the blending of science and technology to deliver a scalable digital solution.
Future Hospital - Tuesday 6th December
Wednesday’s first show is all about the future of hospital healthcare, bringing professionals from tech giants like Microsoft, Vodaphone and the NHS Trust together to discuss how the current healthcare problems can be resolved through tech.
Discussions include the role technology is playing in innovating surgical procedures, the digital future of healthcare, and sustainability and heat recapture in the Hospital environment using immersion technology and disaster recovery.
UK National ICS Congress - Tuesday 6th December
Wednesday’s second show brings experts together for the National ICS Congress show.
Industry experts from the NHS trust, Aide Health and Cancer and Diagnostics highlight key issues within the tech space and offer solutions on how to resolve them.
The show includes discussions on how technological innovation can improve education and medical training, how to manage comorbidity, and cross-system collaboration for skin cancer diagnosis.
To learn more about GIANT Health 2023, visit the Official Event Page