Medicine, Engineering & Entrepreneurship
Exploring the intersection of Medicine, Engineering & Entrepreneurship
This talk series is organised by the Institute of Communications and Connected Systems at UCL, in collaboration with the Institute of Healthcare Engineering as part of a Royal Academy of Engineering visiting professorship.
Visiting Professor Chris Hancock will provide these exciting talks. Professor Hancock is a celebrated award-winning engineer and successful entrepreneur. His original studies, undertaken in Engineering laboratories at the UCL Institute of Communications and Connected Systems, have now led to a £350 million company on the London Stock Exchange that is using engineering to make an impactful difference to patients all of the world.
Lecture recordings now available
Professor Hancock provided his series of RAEng lectures in March 2021. Recordings of each lecture are now available via the event pages below
Professor Chris Hancock
Chief Technology Officer and Founder at Creo Medical Limited
Creo’s advanced therapeutic energy therapeutic system and miniature instruments have been used now for treatment of patients worldwide for a range of cancers and has transformed the lives of many people – the aim of the company has always been to produce better patient outcomes. In 2009, he was appointed to the chair in Medical Microwave Systems at Bangor University and in 2018 he became a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting professor at UCL. In 2019 he was awarded the Institute of Physics Katherine Burr Blodgett Gold Medal and Prize for work on the development of advanced therapeutic energy delivery systems to perform minimally invasive surgery. Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, a Chartered Physicist, Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, a Chartered Engineer and a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is a named inventor and lead author on over 1000 patents/patent applications and scholarly publications.