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Patrick Trotter

Patrick Trotter

Patrick Trotter has a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and MBA specializing in Technology Management.

Patrick is currently Head of Innovation, Commercialisation and Regulatory at Medilink North of England and has over 25 years’ experience in Research and Development and Consultancy supporting the commercialisation of life science technologies including medical devices, in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceutical and biotechnology solutions.

Patrick and his team provide support throughout the product life cycle from innovation strategy, through to technology, market and competitor analysis to the provision of regulatory advisory and support services to secure market access. This includes Technical File documentation including clinical evaluation reports (CERs)

He has conducted original research into best practice front end innovation processes and published his finding in international peer reviewed management journals, developed a healthcare specific front-end framework for innovation to reduce risk and maximise the probability of commercial success and profitability. Patrick is an opinion leader, regularly contributing to thought leadership articles in the areas of innovation, product development, market access and regulation in industry-focused magazines with over 20 publications and 17 patent applications, 12 of which are granted.

Patrick has regularly run courses and workshops focused on innovation strategy and product development for the healthcare sector. These courses provide senior executives and managers the skills to launch differentiated successful products.

Patrick utilises his scientific and technical expertise together with his commercialisaton acumen to provide clients with bespoke support to maximise accelerated product development, to reduce risk and to maximise profitability.

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