News Archive for December 2014

Dr Junyan (Jerry) Li wins iMechE 2014 Tribology Trust Bronze Medal

December 4, 2014

The Tribology Trust have confirmed that Dr Junyan (Jerry) Li, a MeDe Innovation researcher based at the University of Leeds, has been named as the recipient of the 2014 Tribology Trust Bronze Medal. The Tribology Bronze Medal is an encouragement award for engineers and scientists working in the fields of friction, lubrication and wear, ie […]

Translational Proof of Concept Awards to accelerate the fight against musculoskeletal disorders

November 3, 2014

A partnership between a leading medical research charity and a national centre for innovation is launching a new fund to accelerate the commercial development of treatments and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. Arthritis Research UK, the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK, and the […]

Attenborough Dental joins the new knowledge revolution with KTP

October 21, 2014

This November the first ever National KTP Week will take place across the UK with over 100 universities and businesses participating in one of the largest collaborations between the business world, and academic institutions in the UK. The Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) programme, delivered by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, is a three-way project […]

Vacancy: Research Associate, UCL Centre for Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine

October 13, 2014

Our academic partner, UCL Centre for Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine, is seeking a Research Associate to carry out research in field of bone and tendon regeneration using 3D printing of POSS-nanocomposite biomaterial, and carry out biological testing with stem cells. This will include designing and running experiments, recording, analysing, presenting and writing up the results. […]

£440,000 to identify key research challenges in Medical Device Manufacturing

September 18, 2014

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation) today launched a funding initiative to grow the national research platform in innovative Class III, musculoskeletal medical device manufacturing. The £440,000 ‘Fresh Ideas Fund’, launched at MeDe Innovation’s Biological and Biomimetic Materials research workshop,  will provide small grants to develop short or small projects […]

Manufacturing the Future: Call for Investigator-Led Research Projects

September 15, 2014

The EPSRC Manufacturing the Future challenge theme invites investigator-led proposals which address key research challenges facing manufacturing in the UK today and in the future. Although there is officially no closing date and proposals can be submitted at any time, batching dates have been identified at roughly six-month intervals in order to manage the assessment […]

EPSRC Call: Design the Future

September 2, 2014

EPSRC would like to invite applicants to participate in a funding initiative to explore the potential for “Design the Future”. This call aims to encourage adventurous research addressing future design challenges, researching the effect of new science and engineering on the designers and the design process, leading to the development of future products and processes. […]

Vacancy: Research Scientist, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, UK

August 27, 2014

Our industrial partner, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, is seeking a Research Scientist to work on an exciting new R&D project funded by the Technology Strategy Board. The project will involve the development of new sintering process for bioactive glasses which have significant aspects of bioengineering design and project management. The position is based on a 12 […]

Vacancy: Research Bioengineer, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, UK

Our industrial partner, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, is seeking a Research Bioengineer to support all activities relating to the European-funded RESTORATION project on which JRI collaborates. The project is coordinated by Professor Kenny Dalgarno (Newcastle University) and has 12 partners across Europe. The Research Bioengineer will be responsible for maintaining the project plan including all project […]

University’s new partnership will boost life science businesses in the North

July 25, 2014

The University of Leeds and Bionow have agreed a formal collaboration to support the UK life science sector in the North. The partnership will see the development of a series of initiatives designed to help northern biomedical companies drive the growth and competitiveness of their business. Built around the University’s world-class strength in interdisciplinary biomedical […]