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MedTech SuperConnector

4th Floor, Translation & Innovation Hub

80 Wood Lane, Shepherd’s Bush

London, W12 0BZ

United Kingdom

 

mtsc@imperial.ac.uk

The Team

The Team

Hiten Thakrar
Hiten Thakrar

Head of MedTech SuperConnector

Hiten is responsible for the design, launch, and delivery of MTSC and oversees each programme run at the SuperConnector.

Hiten has a broad skill set that includes, programme management, senior operations’ roles, and marketing & sales. He also has a keen understanding of the challenges that startups face and has used this insight to develop MTSC and ensure it has the right support ecosystems.

Augusta Critchley
Augusta Critchley

Project Manager

Augusta oversees the delivery of the accelerator, key events and day-to-day programmatic operations. She is also supporting the development of a framework to evaluate the outputs of the SuperConnector itself.

Augusta has worked across several sectors and has successfully coordinated the running of multi-partner programmes, business operations and sales & marketing teams.

 

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Applications now open - Accelerator Programme

MedTech SuperConnector is now accepting applications for its next cohort of postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate students from all disciplines from its eight partner institutions to join its accelerator programme.

 

The accelerator programme is a six-month learning journey providing participants with entrepreneurship training, masterclasses and access to domain expertise along with project funding (up to £45,000 accessible over 12-months). Eligible applicants will also be able to apply for the salary replacement scheme (part-time) covering the six-month accelerator programme learning journey to take time away from the lab (up to £25,000 including on costs).

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Bridging the gap at Queen Mary University of London
Bridging the gap at Queen Mary University of London

In the second instalment of our case study series we are looking at Queen Mary University of London, an institution with a strong tradition of life science research and its own successful technology translation programme. Read more

Applications open for the the Accelerator 2021 Programme
Applications open for the the Accelerator 2021 Programme

The next cohort of MedTech SuperConnector will offer selected early-career researchers support to turn research into medical technology ventures Read more

MedTech SuperConnector awarded a further £3.44 million follow-on funding
MedTech SuperConnector awarded a further £3.44 million follow-on funding

We're delighted to announce that MTSC has received a further £3.44 million follow-on funding from Research England to continue our initiatives and widen the reach of our activities Read more