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Surgical Innovations shortlisted in Manufacturer of the Year Awards

October 8, 2013

Surgical Innovations (SI), the designer and manufacturer of creative solutions for Minimally Invasive Surgery (‘MIS’) and industry founder of MeDe Innovation, has been announced as a finalist in this year’s Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2013. SI has been recognised in the Design & Innovation category of the Manufacturer awards for its pioneering 3mm range […]

Funding Call: EPSRC-NIHR Healthcare Technology Cooperatives partnership Awards

October 3, 2013

MeDe are promoting this call on behalf of the EPSRC. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are inviting network proposals to enable collaborations between academia and the 8 National Institutes for Health Research (NIHR) funded Healthcare Technology Cooperatives (HTCs). Each network proposal must be led by an academic at an eligible institution (see Eligibility […]

Minister learns about collaboration between academia and industry

September 27, 2013

Innovative partnerships between the University of Leeds and key medical technologies companies were highlighted at ministerial level. New Vice-Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands hosted a round table discussion about the Government’s strategy for life sciences across the UK, as part of a visit by Minister for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts MP. They […]

Dr Ian Hudson starts as new Chief Executive for the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

September 24, 2013

Dr Ian Hudson has commenced his appointment as the new Chief Executive of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency. Dr Hudson replaces former Chief Executive Professor Sir Kent Woods who has stepped down after ten years with the Agency. Dr Hudson was previously the MHRA’s Director of Licensing for 12 years, responsible for the […]

MeDe Innovation at the second annual EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Conference

September 20, 2013

The 17th and 18th September saw the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-Life Engineering host the second EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Conference at Cranfield University. All 16 EPSRC Centres for Innovative Manufacturing were well represented at the conference as well as other members of the manufacturing community. A programme of presentations were delivered, including […]