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Proof of concept call now open –  Versus Arthritis and the Medical Technologies IKC

Proof of concept call now open – Versus Arthritis and the Medical Technologies IKC

October 29, 2018

Versus Arthritis and the IKC are offering proof of concept funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential. The Proof of Concept Awards provide support and up to £100,000 to accelerate exciting innovations that help the lives of people with musculoskeletal conditions. Proposals are accepted from scientists, clinicians and allied health care professionals at eligible […] Read more …

International conference honours Bradford polymer engineering professor

International conference honours Bradford polymer engineering professor

October 2, 2018

The University of Bradford hosted the international P70 conference in September, bringing polymer engineering experts together from across the world. Over 130 international colleagues came from academia, industry and government to celebrate the 70thbirthday of Professor Phil Coates FREng, and the award-winning innovative science and international collaboration he has helped to promote over the past […] Read more …

Call for content – social media

Call for content – social media

October 2, 2018

If you have any relevant news, articles or events you would like us to share with our network, send your article and accompanying photograph to info@mede-innovation.ac.uk. Our next newsletter is due to be published at the end of December, the content deadline is Friday 7th December.   Any news of interest before the next newsletter will […] Read more …

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 …

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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