KSS AHSN and the Health and Europe Centre - International seminar - Nov 2013

Posted on 30/09/2013

Kent Surrey and Sussex - Academic Health Science Network (KSS AHSN) and The Health and Europe Centre invite you to our joint evening event on

Wednesday 6 November at The Holiday Inn Hotel, Gatwick Airport.

Overseas guest speaker: Jean Gelissen from Philips and Health and Wellbeing Leader at EIT ICT Labs .

The evening will showcase good practice from EIT ICT Labs whose mission is to drive European leadership in ICT innovation for economic growth and quality of life.  Since 2010, EIT ICT Labs has consistently brought together researchers, academics and business people. By linking education, research and business, EIT ICT Labs empowers ICT top talents for the future and brings ICT innovations to life. EIT ICT Labs’partners represent global companies, leading research centres, and top ranked universities in the field of ICT.

EIT ICT Labs is one of the first Knowledge and Innovation Communities set up by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, as an initiative of the European Union.

We will also provide a brief update on the AHSN’s activity to strengthen the collaboration between Industry, Academia, the NHS and LAs.

We hope you will join us from 5.30pm for a drinks and canapés networking reception before Jean Gelissen’s presentation and Q&A at 6pm-7pm. Delegates are invited to continue with drinks and networking until 7:30pm.

To register your attendance please email amy.semple@kmpt.nhs.uk

Amy Semple 

Business Development and Projects Officer, The Health and Europe Centre

Working in partnership with:

NHS Kent and Medway 

Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Medway Community Healthcare C.I.C

Kent Community Health NHS Trust

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Kent County Council

Health and Europe Centre

Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9PH

Tel: + 44 (0)1622 724111     Fax: +44 (0)1622 111167


About The Health and Europe Centre

The Health and Europe Centre is an affiliated member of the Academic Health Science Network.  We are a social enterprise funded by NHS stakeholder organisations as well as Kent County Council.  Our aim is to add value to the work of our stakeholders by creating relationships with Europe and EU institutions to improve the health and wellbeing of the local population here in Kent.  We coordinate and manage EU research funding opportunities and projects, training and work shadowing opportunities, organise events and conferences as well as providing EU policy updates that impact on our stakeholders here in Kent. 

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