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Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee


AXA PPP Health Tech & You Press Notice Launch of MedTechSouthEast

MedTechSouthEast is a new competition from Design Council and MedCity, supported by AXA PPP healthcare. It is designed to identify and develop the next generation of user-centred, non-invasive medical technology from the exceptional pool of innovation talent in the south-east of England.


MedTechSouthEast gives individuals and teams based in London and the south-east of England the chance to win a ten-week accelerator coaching course with design experts and medical technology industry leaders, worth more than £2,500.

It provides a unique way for the region’s tech talent to learn how to better develop, validate and fully commercialise products while also discovering new technologies which could help to improve lives and benefit the healthcare sector more widely.

Finalists will be entered into AXA’s Health Tech & You Awards 2016, an initiative that aims to recognise, celebrate and showcase the best in personal health technology innovations.

AXA PPP Health Tech & You was founded by AXA PPP healthcare, Design Museum & 2020health.

About MedCity and Design Council

MedCity is a unique enterprise that brings together the outstanding Life Sciences sector in London and the greater south-east of England in order to stimulate economic growth. It works to position the area as a world-leading, interconnected region for life science research, development, manufacturing and commercialisation.

Over the last decade, Design Council has worked with universities, research bodies and tech start-ups to develop some of the most exciting new medtech in recent times. Its team of expert Design Associates will lead you through the process of developing a market-ready innovation, giving you unparalleled access to industry skills, knowledge and experience.