News Archive for March 2017

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 […]

Med tech sector invited to voice opinion into Government audit

March 27, 2017

Professionals working in the med tech sector are being urged to complete an online survey to map out local research, innovation and infrastructure strengths across the UK. The survey will contribute to a Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industry Strategy, to understand the Leeds City Region’s […]

PhD studentship – Orthopaedic Implant Technology (University College London)

February 22, 2017

Join the exciting area of bioengineering research to help innovate orthopaedic implant technology. This fully funded studentship will enable you to work in the leading implant retrieval research group, at the largest university in Europe which is ranked 1st for Bioengineering. You will use state-of-the-art measurement technology and work with leading orthopaedic surgeons to develop […]

Deadline for abstracts for ATREUM now extended

February 14, 2017

The ETERM team are pleased to announce that the deadline for ATREUM (Advancing Tissue and Regenerative Engineering in UK Medicine) has been extended. You can still be part of this exciting event by registering before February 17th. Accommodation and meals are included in the registration fee of £250. This unique 4 day event includes keynote […]

PhD Studentship – Divison of Surgery and Interventional Science UCL

January 24, 2017

The PhD studentship is based within Dr Deepak Kalaskar’s Patient Specific medical implant and device (PSMID) research group, part of the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Sciences and multidisciplinary research facility, with a focus on patient specific implants and device design. The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a tax free […]

Funded PhD opportunity in ankle joint replacement at the Univeristy of Leeds

This exciting project will apply novel engineering tools to examine an emerging area of ankle joint replacement. It is estimated that osteoarthritis of the ankle affects more than 70 million people worldwide. Total ankle replacement (TAR) has been used clinically as a treatment for ankle arthritis however, it is less successful than hip or knee […]

‘Supervet’ Professor Noel Fitzpatrick announced as keynote speaker for MeDe Innovation Annual Conference

January 6, 2017

This year’s conference will be headlined by channel 4′s ‘Supervet’, who will join us in Bradford to give his presentation ‘One medicine for man and animal – working together toward a new era for custom implants and regenerative scaffolds.’ Professor Noel Fitzpatrick MVB DUniv CVR DSAS(Orth) ACVSMR MRCVS Professor Fitzpatrick, originally from Laois, Ireland, is a […]