Inspiring innovation in the medical devices sector – an interview with Professor John Fisher

Inspiring innovation in the medical devices sector – an interview with Professor John Fisher

December 21, 2017

On 7th September, MeDe Innovation’s collaborative approach to innovation won the Academic Innovator award at The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards in London.

The Engineer magazine recently interviewed Professor John Fisher on how our research inspires innovation in the medical devices sector:

 

“Through the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices, academia and industry are driving the UK’s  medical devices sector forward.

Perhaps it’s because so many of its products are implanted out of sight in the body, but the UK medical devices sector rarely gets the credit as one of the most innovative and fastest growing areas of the UK engineering economy. 

One initiative that’s played a major role in helping to drive this sharp upward trajectory is the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation), which has brought together some of the UK’s top research groups and leading firms in an effort to advance expertise in orthopaedic medical device manufacture…”

 

To read the full interview, visit The Engineer website

 

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