Michael Kipping, PhD
Director, Medical Technologies EMEA for Element Materials Testing
Previously, Michael worked for Innovate UK for four years as a Health Innovation Lead and was responsible for the management of a UK government grant funding programme called the Biomedical Catalyst that provided £30M per annum to supports UK SMEs developing innovative health & life science products. Before joining Innovate UK, Michael was a Group Manager at Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) where he led a team that was responsible for safety & surveillance of all medical devices in UK. He also spent 10 years in the medical device industry in a range of commercial roles working for Guidant, Boston Scientific and BIOTRONIK where he was Country Director UK & Eire.
Element Materials Testing which is a global testing, inspection, calibration and certification business. Element work with a broad range of health technology businesses to proactively support them to get to market and manufacture products that are as safe as practically possible.