News Archive for June 2017

EPSRC Strategic Advisory Team recruitment scheme now open

June 28, 2017

The Strategic Advisory bodies recruitment process for 2017 will be open from 26 June 2017 to 16:00 on 04 August 2017. Applications will be via an online form. Appointments for SAT members will begin from 01 January 2018 and will be for three years, with the possibility of extension for up to a further three years. Members […]

Partner news: Materialise set to release new Mimics Innovation Suite 20

June 3, 2017

The new Mimics Innovation Suite 20 release is right around the corner. Materalise are very happy to announce the upcoming summer launch of the new version of MIS. Providing you with faster and easy-to-use tools to make the world a healthier place, is a priority to us. In this release you will find: •            A […]

Partner news: Simpleware release software update

June 21, 2017

Synopsys have released the latest version of Simpleware, its exceptional 3D image processing software. Version M-2017.06 enhances Simpleware’s unparalleled ease-of-use and reliability as a comprehensive solution for creating the most robust, simulation-ready models for 3D image data workflows. Simpleware is used around the world for a wide range of applications, from medical device design to […]

Managing expectations, discovering new applications and developing new technology – an interview with Professor Kenny Dalgarno

June 14, 2017

In this interview with 3DMedNet, Kenny Dalgarno, MeDe Innovation Theme 2A and 2B from Newcastle University (UK), discusses his work with Arthritis Research UK (Chesterfield, UK), the development of a revolutionary method of 3D bioprinting  and the road ahead to commercializing 3D printing and bioprinting.   Professor Kenny Dalgarno Kenny Dalgarno is Sir James Woodeson […]

Professor Paul Hatton invited to speak at Pacific Rim conference in Hawaii

June 20, 2017

Professor Paul Hatton, from MeDe Innovation Theme 2A, was invited to present some of the research within MeDe Innovation to the 12th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology in Hawaii in May. This was to open the Larry Hench Memorial Session of the Glass & Optical Division session. Professor Hatton presented on the […]

MeDe Innovation PhD secondment scheme now open

May 26, 2017

MeDe Innovation is providing funding for PhD students from any of our five partner Universities to undertake external placements which will help them to deliver effective impact in MeDe Innovation key research  challenges. Placements are expected to broaden researcher experience in a way that will impact on student benefit, e.g. through the acquisition of new […]

Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy to give keynote address at IKC & Regener8 annual conference 2017

Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy will give the keynote address at this years IKC & Regener8 annual conference. The talk will be on ‘The translational journey of electrospun biomaterials designed to improve soft tissue repair.’ Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Botnar Research Centre of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences […]

Call for abstracts: Bone and Enamel Tissue Science and Engineering Meeting (BETSE 2017)

May 25, 2017

On behalf of the chair of the Bone and Enamel Tissue Science and Engineering One-Day Meeting (BETSE 2017) we are pleased to announce the official launch of the BETSE website and the ‘Call for Abstracts’.   BETSE 2017 is to be held at the University of Leeds on Wednesday 13 December 2017, and will be […]

Partner news: 2017 State of the Relationship report highlights partnership between Leeds and DePuy Synthes

May 15, 2017

The fourth annual report on the State of the Relationship between universities, business and policy makers has highlighted the partnership between the University of Leeds and DePuy Synthes. The annual report provides strong examples of university business partnerships with updated metrics on progress in collaboration between universities, business and government in the UK monitor show […]

Partner news: Simpleware and Corin developing personalised hip replacements

March 30, 2017

The Exeter-based Simpleware product group, part of Synopsys, Inc., is helping the Corin Group achieve breakthroughs in personalising total hip replacement (THR). Simpleware software is being used for patient-specific computational modelling and the development of Corin’s OPS™ (Optimized Positioning System) in an effort to improve surgical outcomes. Corin’s OPS™ technology now enables the surgeon to […]