Dr Adam M Hill, Sector Specialist, Healthcare and Medical Technology at the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Life Science Investment Organization (LSIO)
Dr Hill is an experienced academic clinician-scientist, having previously founded and led a successful research center at Imperial College London. He is both a qualified surgeon, with Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and a qualified mechanical engineer, and his area of expertise is in the research and development of medical technologies.
With over 90 peer reviewed publications, Dr Hill has been recognized with eight awards by the academic community in the last 10 years. He has also co-founded and held technical and commercial leadership positions at three start-up companies spanning social care service delivery, medical skills development and most recently, medical technology incubation.
In addition, Dr Hill has provided thought-leadership and content to a handful of government programs, including most recently, as a healthcare and medical technology sector specialist of the UKTI LSIO.
Here are the excerpts from the interview.
What are the major tenets of the UK Government's life science policy?