News Archive for November 2017

Dr Sophie Williams awarded almost £1m EPSRC research grant at University of Leeds

November 15, 2017

Dr Sophie Williams, School of Mechanical Engineering at University of Leeds, is one of eight researchers awarded a grant to address long-term health challenges through the development of innovative healthcare technologies. Dr Williams’ project, ‘Enhanced surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritis’, is designed to improve the understanding of factors leading to impingement – this can occur […]

Poster call: Share your approaches and discoveries in medical device manufacture

November 10, 2017

Show how your project in orthopaedic medical device manufacture improves patient lives and supports the industry at the MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2018. MeDe Innovation is accepting poster presentation proposals that discuss current projects, research challenges, future directions, and novel approaches in the field of medical devices. Poster presenters will have the opportunity to enhance their […]

Medical device specialists to keynote 2018 conference

November 23, 2017

The MeDe Innovation conference on 18th January 2018 will be headlined by industry, quality assurance and surgical specialists discussing the importance of ‘Responsible Innovation and the Manufacture of New Medical Devices’.   Dr Suzanne Halliday – Head of Medical Devices Notified Body at BSI Dr Halliday has over twelve years of experience as a Technical […]

CPD points awarded by Royal College of Surgeons

November 13, 2017

The MeDe Innovation Annual Conference is now accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) for up to 5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. The RCS is committed to enabling surgeons to achieve and maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient care. The conference programme has been approved for up to 5 CPD […]

EPSRC seeking expressions of interest for membership of the Early Career Forum (ECF)

October 6, 2017

The EPSRC is seeking expressions of interest for a refresh of the membership of the early career forum (ECF) for academic researchers in the scope of the Manufacturing the Future challenge theme. Applicants should have a strong focus on advancing the UK’s international reputation in manufacturing research, be open to developing inter-disciplinary research agendas, help […]

Science and Innovation Audit published – Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region

September 21, 2017

Government, industry and the NHS needs to invest between £200 million and £250 million in the Leeds City Region’s medical technology sector over the next five years, to enable it to exploit opportunities in the global health market – according to a new Science and Innovation audit.

MeDe Innovation wins Academic Collaborator award

September 8, 2017

MeDe Innovation’s collaborative approach to innovation has won the Academic Innovator award at The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards in London on 7th September. This prestigious award is presented to university departments that demonstrate excellence in innovation and collaboration across multiple projects. Entries were required to demonstrate a sustained culture of innovation and collaboration with […]

Video and Vlogging competiton – win a GoPro!

August 9, 2017

What does MeDe Innovation mean to you?   Create a short video about what MeDe Innovation means to you and be in with a chance of winning a GoPro! Your video will be showcased and judged at the final MeDe Innovation Annual Conference on 18th January, attracting more than 200 delegates from the medical devices […]

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 […]