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SBRI Healthcare competition now open

SBRI Healthcare competition now open

July 16, 2018

SBRI Healthcare are pleased to announce the latest competition is now open with the following areas of focus:   Improving Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Disorders Dentistry, Oral Health & Oral Cancer   The deadline for applications is Wednesday 22nd August 2018. For details on how to apply, and for the full call documents, visit the SBRI […] Read more …

MeDe Innovation researchers are putting next generation knee implants through their paces

MeDe Innovation researchers are putting next generation knee implants through their paces

July 4, 2018

Dr Louise Jennings, of MeDe Innovation, and Ian Revie, of Invibio, discuss how the techniques and equipment designed by MeDe researchers are being used, not only to evaluate existing devices, but also to support the development of new designs using novel materials – paving the way for new types of implant that are better tailored to […] Read more …

Plaster which sticks inside the mouth will revolutionise treatment of oral conditions

Plaster which sticks inside the mouth will revolutionise treatment of oral conditions

July 4, 2018

Our Co-Investigator Professor Paul Hatton and researcher Martin Eduardo Santocildes-Romero, both from MeDe Innovation Challenge 2, have been in the regional and national press recently for their involvement in developing a dental patch. The full story can be found on the University of Sheffield website.   Read more …

Improved hip testing standard will better predict risk of failure

Improved hip testing standard will better predict risk of failure

June 15, 2018

A new ISO global standard developed by MeDe Innovation researchers has recognised that total hip-joint prostheses need to be tested beyond the ‘normal’ walking gait to better predict the risk of failure in patients. For the first time, medical device companies have a globally relevant and recognised approach to evaluating hip implant designs and materials […] Read more …

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UK-India interdisciplinary workshop on advanced biomaterials and biosensors

November 13, 2018

This interdisciplinary workshop in November 2018 focuses on next-generation ‘smart’ biomaterials – materials that are stimulus-responsive and self-reporting to allow real time feedback of patient responses to support tailored and more effective treatment. Bringing together Early Career Researchers (ECR’s) from the UK and India and from across different disciplines to address these challenges through direct […] Read more …

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Bryan Stuart: Life after MeDe Innovation

Bryan Stuart: Life after MeDe Innovation

July 3, 2018

After five years as one of our Early Career Researchers, Bryan secured a role at the University of Oxford. Here he discusses his time with MeDe Innovation:   As I move into the next stage of my career I reflect on the incredible opportunities that MeDe Innovation offered over the last 5 years, during my […] Read more …

Growth stories: Jessica Kirk

Growth stories: Jessica Kirk

September 26, 2017

In 2016, MeDe Innovation funded 7 PhD students to undertake a secondment within the scope of our research. Our ‘Growth stories’ series gives an overview of their expereinces, and highlights how our funding is helping to develop their careers   External placement at the Favaloro Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina – Jessica Kirk The Favaloro Institute […] Read more …

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