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Business Development Manager & Senior Innovation Consultant vacancies – National Biofilms Innovation Centre

Business Development Manager & Senior Innovation Consultant vacancies – National Biofilms Innovation Centre

August 23, 2018

The University of Southampton is currently recruiting for the following vacancies: Senior Innovation Consultant – National Biofilms Innovation Centre School of Biological Sciences Location:  Highfield Campus Salary:   £38,460 to £48,677  Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/11/2019) Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 September 2018 Reference:  1051118BJ Recruiting for a self-driven and proactive professional to work as an […] Read more …

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 …

Upcoming Events

The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics course 2019

January 21, 2019

The Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering at the University of Leeds is offering a specialist 2 day short course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics on 21 and 22 January 2019. The course aims to give delegates an understanding of the necessary fundamentals of biomechanics and how they are applied to solve problems in orthopaedics. This course […] Read more …

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Ligament repair – Case study

Ligament repair – Case study

August 21, 2018

Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are a common sporting injury, resulting in loss of stability in the knee. They account for around 40% of all sports injuries and in the USA over 70,000 ACL reconstructions are performed annually. Most procedures use autograft transplants from a healthy tendon elsewhere in the patient’s body while a smaller number use donor tissue from a deceased donor. Read more …

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 …

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