Point of Care Diagnostics - Market Opportunities and Technology Trends

Venue: Copthorne Tara Hotel

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 24, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 25, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2011
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The need for point of care diagnostics has rapidly increased in an era of mandatory efficiency. Bypassing pathology laboratories and the integration of software interfaces could redirect resources and support comparatively rapid response and action for the patient. Successful adoption of POCT predicts the amelioration of turnaround time, morbidity and mortality in healthcare. The supply and demand for POCT has never been greater and now possesses the momentum and trajectory to circumvent analytical, regulatory, political and commercial constraints.

Key opinion leaders deliver this case study driven conference, orators will provide insight into contemporary issues and success stories equipping delegates with valuable information essential for success in the global market place.

Our Key speakers include:
• David Huckle, Chief Executive, Adams Business Associates
• José Pingarrón, Professor of analytical chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid
• Oliver Hofmann, Head of microfluidics, Molecular Vision Ltd
• Richard Gill, CEO, TruTouch Technologies
• Rubin Minhas, Clinical director, BMJ Evidence Centre
• Chris Price, Visiting professor in clinical biochemistry, University of Oxford
• Chris Lowe, Director of the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge

Some key topics that the conference will cover include:
• Technology trends and advances: Presentation and review of the hottest technology of the year
• Commercial and Regulatory issues: The business case for developing POCT and facilitating the translation of research and gaps in technology
• Developing, BRIC and developed world market review: Analysis of world market trends and identification of demand and gaps in supply.
• Oncology, companion diagnostics and personalised medicine: Pharmaceuticals vs. pharmasuitables and prescribing the appropriate treatment to an individual