News Archive for April 2018

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham shortlisted for an international inventor prize

April 24, 2018

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham – the two inventors of a patented technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue so it is not rejected when transplanted into human bodies – have been shortlisted for the 2018 European Inventor of the Year award. Vote now.

£10m plan to take Yorkshire’s medical technologies expertise to the world

April 11, 2018

Solving the challenges which hamper Yorkshire’s medical technology experts when they attempt to bring innovative products to market is the focus of a new partnership which aims to make inventions more attractive to investors. The Grow MedTech partnership, backed by almost £10m of funding, will build on the distinctive cluster of medical technologies expertise in […]

‘Vlog like a pro’: competition winner – Executive Board vote

March 27, 2018

In 2017, we asked our Early Career Researchers to create some ‘vlog’ style content, describing their experiences with MeDe Innovation such as secondments, collaborative projects and funding opportunities. We received 7 entries uploaded to YouTube, and ran a competition to find the best content as voted by both the public and our Executive board. Our […]

Call for abstracts: British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) Meeting September 2018

March 21, 2018

The Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE) at the University of Leeds are hosting the British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) meeting on 10th-11th September 2018, and you are invited to submit an abstract.   Abstract submission opens: Thursday 1st March 2018 (please use the template located on the iMBE website) Abstract submission closes: Friday […]

Outputs and outcomes: MeDe Innovation success so far

March 26, 2018

Four years into our funding, we have many successes to celebrate. In our most recent Research Fish submission we reported to our sponsors, the EPSRC: 170 publications and papers 45 collaborations between academic institutions, clinical, and industrial partners, with regional, national and international reach 31 staff moving onto new posts as a result of their […]

Partner news: Synopsys release new version of Simpleware software

March 15, 2018

Synopsys are pleased to announce the latest version of Simpleware™ software which includes many exciting new features and performance improvements. Version N-2018.03 significantly enhances Simpleware’s ease-of-use and reliability as a comprehensive solution for all your 3D image processing and analysis workflows, and imcludes improvements to 3D Image Visualization, Processing and Segmentation For more information, visit the […]

The Engineer ‘Winners Showcase 2017′ – Academic Innovator award for MeDe Innovation

February 20, 2018

A special edition of The Engineer magazine featuring MeDe Innovation’s collaborative approach to innovation has been published. The Winners Showcase 2017 is a celebration of the UK’s most innovative engineering collaborations. MeDe Innovation won the Academic Innovator award at The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards in London on 7th September 2017. Download a PDF copy […]

Webinar – Simpleware for Medical Device Simulation

February 27, 2018

Join this webinar on 27th February at 2pm to learn how to build patient-specific models in Simpleware for the interdisciplinary area of medical science, simulation and product development. Learn how to reconstruct and process 3D image data (MRI, CT, micro-CT…), obtain measurements and statistics, and export simulation-ready meshes to the FE or CFD solver of […]

MeDe Innovation PhD secondment scheme 2018 now open

February 12, 2018

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 high […]

Call for abstracts: Young Researchers’ Futures Meeting 2018

February 8, 2018

Nano-engineering approaches to biomedical science. The Panel for Biomedical Engineering organises this biennial, multi-disciplinary meeting to attract the best young engineers and scientists from throughout the UK. The meeting provides a unique forum for early-career researchers to showcase their work with opportunities for mentoring and guidance on scientific and professional opportunities from selected experts across […]