News Archive for September 2016

University of Leeds awarded £3.7m to fund knee therapy research

September 30, 2016

The University of Leeds has been awarded £3.7m by the EPSRC to develop novel testing methods for new knee therapies to treat osteoarthritis and other conditions. The research at Leeds will be led by Professor Ruth Wilcox, Director of the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, and will aim to develop novel testing methods for new knee […]

Leeds: University of the Year 2017

September 23, 2016

The University of Leeds has been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide. Chosen by a distinguished panel, the Guide showcases the excellent student experience at Leeds. “Outstanding student satisfaction levels do not happen by accident and reflect the emphasis placed here on getting the student […]

Med Tech Industry urged to bid in partnership for £100,000 proof-of-concept funding

September 22, 2016

Medical technology companies working in Regenerative Devices and Medical Devices with Enhanced Regenerative Functions are being urged to co-develop new translational research proposals with academia for a newly launched funding call by the Medical Technologies IKC.  Grants of up to £100,000 are available for successful collaborative proposals. Following a successful portfolio of translational projects, the […]

Apply for translational proof-of-concept funding: Regenerative Devices Industry Partnership Call

Academics and researchers working in close collaboration with medical technology industry partners can apply for up to £100,000 FEC* from the Medical Technologies IKC to undertake proof of concept projects in Regenerative Medical Devices & Medical Devices with Enhanced Regenerative Functions. Regenerative devices is a growing area that focuses on functionally repairing and regenerating the patient’s […]

Partner news: Simpleware release latest version of award-winning software

September 23, 2016

Exeter-based company Simpleware, part of Synopsys Inc., have released the latest version of its award-winning 3D image data visualisation, analysis and model generation software. Version 2016.09 includes many new features for users working in areas such as the Life Sciences, Materials and Industrial Non-Destructive Testing. Simpleware software enables 3D image data taken from sources such […]

New £816 million investment in health research

September 19, 2016

Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit (LMBRU) has been awarded funding for the only dedicated musculoskeletal biomedical research centre in the UK. As part of a new package of research funding from the government, the LMBRU will receive nearly £7 million to continue world-leading research on musculoskeletal conditions. The funding has been awarded to 20 NHS […]