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SBRI Healthcare competition now open

July 16, 2018

SBRI Healthcare are pleased to announce the latest competition is now open with the following areas of focus:   Improving Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Disorders Dentistry, Oral Health & Oral Cancer   The deadline for applications is Wednesday 22nd August 2018. For details on how to apply, and for the full call documents, visit the SBRI […]

MeDe Innovation researchers are putting next generation knee implants through their paces

July 4, 2018

Dr Louise Jennings, of MeDe Innovation, and Ian Revie, of Invibio, discuss how the techniques and equipment designed by MeDe researchers are being used, not only to evaluate existing devices, but also to support the development of new designs using novel materials – paving the way for new types of implant that are better tailored to […]

Plaster which sticks inside the mouth will revolutionise treatment of oral conditions

Our Co-Investigator Professor Paul Hatton and researcher Martin Eduardo Santocildes-Romero, both from MeDe Innovation Challenge 2, have been in the regional and national press recently for their involvement in developing a dental patch. The full story can be found on the University of Sheffield website.  

Improved hip testing standard will better predict risk of failure

June 15, 2018

A new ISO global standard developed by MeDe Innovation researchers has recognised that total hip-joint prostheses need to be tested beyond the ‘normal’ walking gait to better predict the risk of failure in patients. For the first time, medical device companies have a globally relevant and recognised approach to evaluating hip implant designs and materials […]

Virtual surgeon Professor Shafi Ahmed announced as keynote for IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference

June 5, 2018

Shafi Ahmed is a surgeon, teacher, futurist, innovator and entrepreneur, working on new technologies enhancing surgical education globally. His online videos have been watched hundreds of thousands of times, earning him the accolade of most-watched surgeon in human history. His company Virtual Medics has developed the use of wearable technology in education and clinical practice. […]