Kath Mackay | Interim Deputy Director Health & Care
Innovate UK

Kath Mackay, Interim Deputy Director Health & Care, Innovate UK

Kath Mackay is Interim Deputy Director of Health & Care at Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency and prime channel by which the UK Government incentivizes innovation in business.  Kath leads a team delivering programmes across high value areas for UK health and biomedical businesses.  These include advanced therapies, precision medicine, medicines discovery, digital health, disease prevention & wellbeing, antimicrobial resistance and vaccines, biosciences, the Biomedical Catalyst and Small Business Research Initiative. Kath joined Innovate UK in 2013 to co-manage the Regenerative Medicine & Advanced Therapies Programme.
Kath has over 15 years’ experience in business development, commercial operations, and life sciences research, spanning multiple disease areas and technologies across USA and EU markets.


Precision 2018 Day 1 @ 08:55

Chair's opening remarks

Precision 2018 Day 1 @ 09:50

Keynote panel: How is precision medicine shaping healthcare and medicine?

  • Diagnostics – defining tumours
  • Liquid biopsies - mapping cancers
  • Targeted drugs
  • Data mining

Ai in Healthcare 2018 Day Two @ 15:10

Panel discussion: Regulations in AI

  • How are we going to regulate AI for both healthcare and pharma?
  • Patient data and cyber security - should we be afraid of hacking?
  • Who should regulate this?

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