Funding and IP: Developing medtech and protecting it in the marketplace
Webinar on funding and IP led by Dr Deborah Watson, Dr Sandra Nwokeoha and Dorothy Agnew, chaired by Wessex AHSN’s Dr Rob Hull.
This online event will focus on NIHR and Innovate UK funding, the processes behind application and how to develop a longer term strategy when considering grant funding for developing your medtech business. The speakers will explore the importance of IP protection, especially flagging the need to consider the IP implications of a new technology from the very beginning of development.
The funding landscape – knowing where to go, and for what
Describing your innovation and value proposition
Applying for funding
Top tips / do and don’ts
Dorothy Agnew from Moore Barlow LLP will cover Intellectual Property Strategies for New Technologies, outlining the importance of early consideration of protection for your innovations. Intellectual property is a valuable asset for a medtech business. Protecting your intellectual property can be essential to maintain the value in your business, prevent unfair competition and obtain funding. Dorothy will talk about patents, copyright, trademarks, confidentiality and other types of intellectual property and critical strategies for protecting your intellectual property.
Q&A – you will have a chance to ask questions at the end of the session