Medical Sciences Industry Expert in Residence - Patrick Hall visit

The University of Oxford’s Medical Sciences Division hosts an “Industry Experts in Residence” programme managed by the Business Development Team and Oxford University Innovation. It aims to give Oxford’s research community access to world-leading expertise and advice across multiple industry sectors. Scientists can arrange meetings with experts to discuss their ideas, and get support in developing the translational strategy for their projects/technologies. On 16 November, Patrick Hall will be visiting Oxford and available for meetings as part of this scheme.

Patrick is Development Director at Maddison, a product design consultancy which supports the medical, scientific, industrial and consumer goods markets. He joined Maddison in 2010, and has a mixed role covering business development, project management and technical consulting. He has 20 years experience in product development as a design engineer and project manager working in companies including IDEO and P&G. He has worked in a broad range of industries including medical devices, life sciences, FMCG, business electronics and industrial products.

Patrick has a deep understanding of how products are transformed from ideas into reality and how to limit technical risks. He acts as a panel member on University innovation clinics and often speaks at conferences and exhibitions on subjects such as optimising development strategies and user focused design. He is actively involved in many projects including point-of-care diagnostics, medical imaging and wearable sensors.

If you are an academic or researcher at the University of Oxford and would like to meet with Patrick to discuss your ideas, please contact Martin Kerr at