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Neil Ebenezer

Medical Technologist Specialist

Department for International Trade (DIT)

Dr Ebenezer’s role at DIT includes developing and implementing the global strategy for medical technologies across inward investment and exports.

Neil has a broad scientific knowledge with a degree in Biotechnology from Dublin City University. He initially worked on plant biotechnology before obtaining a PhD from the Institute of Ophthalmology (UCL), working there for over 13 years on the genetics of ocular diseases.

Neil subsequently held various posts within the civil service, including; the Department of Health where he contributed to Blood Safety and Genetics policy; was the Head of New and Emerging Technologies at the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Head of Science and Innovation at the Department of Transport.

Neil was previously the Director of Research, Policy and Innovation at the charity Fight for Sight.

Other speakers in this event

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United Kingdom

Dr Penny Wilson

UK Research and Innovation – Innovate UK
Scientific Advisor to the Department of Health and Social care in support of the COVID-19 pandemic


Dr. Stanimir Hasardzhiev

Secretary General - Patient Access Partnership (PACT) / Secretary General - CEE4HEALTH / Chairperson - National Patient Organisation (NPO) / Chairperson - Bulgarian Association for Personalized Medicine (BAPEMED)
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United Kingdom

James Peach

Commercial Director
DATA-CAN, the UK’s Health Data Research Hub for Cancer
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United Kingdom

Giulia Boselli

Knowledge Transfer Manager
KTN Health Team