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John Fisher and Eileen Ingham shortlisted for an international inventor prize

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham shortlisted for an international inventor prize

April 24, 2018

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham - the two inventors of a patented technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue so it is not rejected when transplanted into human bodies - have been shortlisted for the 2018 European Inventor of the Year award. Vote now.  Read more …

£10m plan to take Yorkshire’s medical technologies expertise to the world

£10m plan to take Yorkshire’s medical technologies expertise to the world

April 11, 2018

Solving the challenges which hamper Yorkshire’s medical technology experts when they attempt to bring innovative products to market is the focus of a new partnership which aims to make inventions more attractive to investors. The Grow MedTech partnership, backed by almost £10m of funding, will build on the distinctive cluster of medical technologies expertise in […] Read more …

‘Vlog like a pro’: competition winner – Executive Board vote

‘Vlog like a pro’: competition winner – Executive Board vote

March 27, 2018

In 2017, we asked our Early Career Researchers to create some ‘vlog’ style content, describing their experiences with MeDe Innovation such as secondments, collaborative projects and funding opportunities. We received 7 entries uploaded to YouTube, and ran a competition to find the best content as voted by both the public and our Executive board. Our […] Read more …

Call for abstracts: British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) Meeting September 2018

Call for abstracts: British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) Meeting September 2018

March 21, 2018

The Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE) at the University of Leeds are hosting the British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) meeting on 10th-11th September 2018, and you are invited to submit an abstract.   Abstract submission opens: Thursday 1st March 2018 (please use the template located on the iMBE website) Abstract submission closes: Friday […] Read more …

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British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) Meeting: 10-11th September 2018

March 12, 2018

The Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE) at the University of Leeds are hosting the British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) meeting on 10th-11th September 2018, and you are invited to submit an abstract. Keynote speakers include: Professor Paul Rullkoetter, University of Denver Professor Eileen Ingham, University of Leeds Professor Ashley Blom, University of Bristol […] Read more …

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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 …

Growth stories: Magdalena Tomczynska

Growth stories: Magdalena Tomczynska

June 28, 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   Sceondment: Evonik – Magdalena Tomczynska   My name is Magda and I am 4th year […] Read more …

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