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University’s new partnership will boost life science businesses in the North

July 25, 2014

The University of Leeds and Bionow have agreed a formal collaboration to support the UK life science sector in the North. The partnership will see the development of a series of initiatives designed to help northern biomedical companies drive the growth and competitiveness of their business. Built around the University’s world-class strength in interdisciplinary biomedical […]

New report: lack of NHS engineers is putting lives at risk

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ new report Biomedical engineering: advancing UK healthcare is calling for urgent action to prioritise the role of engineers in the NHS, and introduce a Chief Biomedical Engineer in every NHS acute trust. The low priority given to NHS engineers is leading to problems caused by faulty medical equipment, cancelled operations […]

Arthritis Research UK launch Senior Research Fellowships

July 23, 2014

Applicants should normally have between 6 and 12 years’ postdoctoral research experience and proven ability in establishing an independent research programme, substantiated by publications in international journals and the award of peer-reviewed grants. They should be based in a multidisciplinary environment in a UK university department or research institute, but we would welcome applications from […]

Partner news: Promethean Particles and Ceramisys work to develop nano-materials for synthetic bone graft substitutes

June 20, 2014

The University of Nottingham along with one of its spin-out businesses and MeDe partner, Promethean Particles, have secured a major EU research project with an overall value of €9.7 million. This will fund further research work alongside key industrial partners, into the large scale manufacturing of nanomaterials. The 4-year long SHYMAN project (Sustainable Hydrothermal Manufacturing […]

Partner news: Combine 3D models and X-ray images with the latest release of Mimics®

A new X-ray module has been added to the Mimics® Innovation Suite (Materialise NV) which allows its users to align X-ray images with 3D models and determine 3D position of bone and implant models based on X-ray images. The software suite which is best known for the segmentation of CT or MRI images to create […]