Join BIG Health Innovation Network to grow and develop your business.

Unlock the innovation potential of your business by joining a trusted network for long-term collaboration and mutual support.

What is the Health Network?

The Health Network is a network of experts, practitioners and researchers from across the health sector in South London.

It’s led by Dr Richard Mackenzie, School of Health and Life Sciences from the University of Roehampton, recognised as one of the leading research-intensive universities in the UK.

It will bring together the sector to share common challenges, opportunities, and best practice such as regulatory guidance, funding and marketing. The dedicated innovation training programme will boost business and help maximise the impact of activity in addressing pressing health needs.

How does it work?

Members of the Health Network will be able to engage in active discussion forums, peer-to-peer learning, networking, one-to-one mentoring with leading academics and sector-specific workshops and events.

It aims to provide members with cutting-edge insights on ways to improve health and well-being outcomes and future industry developments and will be focused on opportunities and challenges to reignite and grow the health sector in South London.

View the schedule of workshops

Who should apply?

The Health Network is designed to support South London businesses and third sector organisations operating in the health sector.

It will be relevant to organisations operating within the following areas, hospitals, chemists, general/specialist medical practice, dental practice, residential care for elderly/disabilities/mental health/substance abuse, biotechnology, medical/natural sciences/social sciences research.


Improving Health and Well-Being in South Londoners

16:00-17:00 Wednesday 28th September 2022

16:00 – 16:05: BIG Representative – Intro

  • House Keeping:
  • Participants mute and cameras off
  • Raise hand to speak
  • Session is being recorded for those who can’t attend and for social

16:20 – 16:35: Dr Adele Costabile – Reader in Nutrition & Academic Nutritional Supplementation

  • Case study of current partnerships
  • Benefits to the business partner, the community, and institutions
  • Ideas for future collaboration (adapted to the audience)

16:05 – 16:20: Euan Kerr – Introduction to network

  • What is BIG? Provide context for the Health Innovation Network
  • Benefits to local organisations, businesses and academics.
  • Outline the networking programme and its structure (welcome feedback via email)

16:35 – 16:45:  Professor Fulvio DAcquisto (Professor of Immunology) at University of Roehampton

  • A look into future collaborations
  • Overview of the School of Life & Health Science facilities and people – what we can offer.
  • Relevance to Health Innovation Network business partners and the community

16:45 – 17:00: BIG Representative – Q&A, How To Register and Wrap Up Speech

Join our networking & taster event

Join us at the University of Roehampton’s Whiteland College on (DATE TBC) and meet with Roehampton academics and students, sample their work, and get a taste of what training and support you can expect to receive from joining this network.

Register here

Register your interest to join the Health Network

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