13 & 14 December 2023 In-person, BMA House, London Driving real-world impact from health research

Ilias Zapantis

Director of Discovery


Ilias is the Director of Discovery at UCLPartners, responsible for supporting the translation, adoption and spread of early innovation into the health and case system. He works closely with clinical partners, academic researchers and industry to identify barriers to innovation and co-create problem statements to focus resources and efforts to meet the needs of local population. Ilias has more than 10 years’ experience in supporting early innovation development and translation and has lead on regional and national collaborative projects between industry and academia in medtech, digital health, and cell and gene therapies. He has also been part of international delegations and trade missions to promote UK’s life sciences capabilities and generate inward investment opportunities.