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MeDe Innovation launches early career researcher forum in Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices

February 4, 2014

A forum for early-career researchers has launched to foster the professional development of tomorrow’s rising stars in innovative manufacturing in medical devices. The initial meeting attracted over 40 researchers from the five Centres of MeDe Innovation (the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices), keen to create a united voice and a support mechanism […]

Complimentary access to Fraunhofer benchmarking tool (worth €900)

January 22, 2014

Leeds University Business School (LUBS) has formed an exclusive UK partnership with a major European initiative to benchmark innovative medical device manufacturers’ technology and innovation capabilities. The partnership is led by the Fraunhofer Institute – Europe’s highly renowned largest applications-oriented research foundation.  They have very successfully run this project in Germany since the 1990s and […]

MeDe Innovation call for feasibility study proposals

January 20, 2014

MeDe Innovation (the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices) is offering funding for at least six research feasibility studies in the field of Medical Device Manufacturing. Launched at the inaugural conference of MeDe Innovation, the Centre is looking to fund research at Technology Readiness Levels from 1 to 3 that will aid the […]

Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research

January 17, 2014

EPSRC seeks expressions of interest for a refresh of the membership of the early career forum (ECF) for academic researchers in the scope of the Manufacturing the Future challenge theme. Applicants should have a strong focus on advancing the UK’s international reputation in manufacturing research, be open to developing inter-disciplinary research agendas, and have an […]

National centre and network in Medical Devices launches

January 15, 2014

MeDe Innovation, the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices, was officially launched on Friday 10th January. The launch event was attended by over 200 delegates from across the medical devices sector – including many representatives from industry, clinical, design & manufacturing, and regulatory and standards backgrounds. The new national centre will transform the […]