Join us for the in-person Dragon’s Den-style Competition & Networking event!

Posted By Katherine Wang | Mon 13th, Jun 2022, 09:17:19 PM

We are pleased to host our first Dragon’s Den-style Competition, and there are two pots of £5,000 prizes available for the winning teams to kick-start their projects.

Join us in our in-person event showcasing the five shortlisted Dragon’s Den proposals and provide a chance for members across all sectors interested in healthcare innovation to network.

There is still time to register for this event (see below) and see the shortlisted proposals pitch their idea. Come see who wins one of our £5000 prizes!



Please see the full agenda below:

Date: 17th June 2022

Location: UCL Partners, 3rd Floor, 170 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7HA


12:30     Registration open – Lunch-Networking opportunity 

13:30     Event starts – Welcome, agenda of event & introductions to MMHIN

13:45     Introduction to Dragons

14:00     Shortlisted Presentations (1) – 5min Pitches with 10 min comments + Q&A

14:00-14:15 Pitch 1

14:20-14:35 Pitch 2

14:40-14:55 Pitch 3

14:55     Break

15:10     Shortlisted Presentations (2) – 5min Pitches with 10 min comments + Q&A

15:10-15:25 Pitch 4

15:30-15:45 Pitch 5

15:45     Break – Dragons deliberate

16:15     Announcement of award

16:30     Drinks Reception - Photographing of Winners

18:30     Event close

This event is supported with special thanks to  UCL Grand Challenges, UCL Translational Research Office (TRO), UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering (IHE), UCL Partners and members of the Royal Free Hospital,


A reminder of the prize package:

Monetary element (to put toward pilot research):

-          2 x £5,000

This can be used to support preliminary translational work. Funding can be used for consumables (small equipment items will be considered), travel as part of the research (not for conference attendance), outsourced work (i.e. non-UCL staff work) which can include funding time for the Clinical Partner to be part of the research.  The funding cannot be used for academic salaries, studentships, publication costs, training conference attendance and travel, overheads, or estates.


Non-monetary elements:

-          1:1 meeting/consultancy with UCL TRO to discuss specific training that will enable the smooth translation of research (e.g., IP, translational grant writing, conflict of interest)

-          Receive specified training from UCL TRO

-          Market access training from UCL Partners to support translational gap.

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