Blog Archive for Rowan Grant

Reaching-out into year three

September 25, 2015

September is a notoriously busy month for outreach and engagement in the academic calendar and 2015 has been no different!   We’ve published our second annual review: highlighting further achievements from the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices. This 28 page summary of activity is broken into three chapters: Delivering a national centre; […]

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Annual Conference Report – Advancing Orthopaedic Medical Device Manufacturing

February 2, 2015

Over 150 delegates from across the medical device manufacturing sector stepped away from their daily duties last Wednesday to come together to learn of latest developments in the changing landscape of design and manufacture for orthopaedic devices at the MeDe Innovation Annual Conference. The packed agenda included speakers from across the sector as well as […]

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Past, present and future of bedside manufacturing processes – October event outcomes

November 20, 2014

MeDe Innovation Research Workshop, 30 October 2014 On Thursday 30th October, Newcastle University hosted the second MeDe Innovation Outreach workshop to consider in-clinic manufacture and the minimally invasive implantation of materials. Here at MeDe Innovation, we’re trying to solve problems involving damage to the cartilage and underlying bones in the hip, knee and other joints. […]

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Reaching-out into year two

September 30, 2014

It’s been a bumper month for the Centre’s Outreach and Engagement activities in September:   We’ve published our first annual review: a 36-page report on the Centre and its achievements during its first year of operation (Read it by downloading the PDF or request a printed copy). We launched our Fresh Ideas Fund: small grants […]

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Biomimetics to Inform the Manufacture of Medical Devices – September event outcomes

September 19, 2014

MeDe Innovation Research Workshop, 18 September 2014 On Thursday 18th September 2014, the University of Sheffield hosted the first MeDe Innovation research workshop to highlight the latest in research in Biological & Biomimetic Materials for Medical Devices & Health Technologies. The event was attended by over 70 representatives from industry, universities and hospitals. Natural materials […]

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