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‘Vlog like a pro’ competiton: public voting now open

January 8, 2018

The MeDe Innovation Early Career Researchers have been hard at work creating their own videos and vlogs describing their research, collaborations and professional development within the programme. The public vote is now open, and we need you to decide who wins a GoPro! Videos should be judged on: creativity impact public appeal The video with […]

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 […]

Dr Sophie Williams awarded almost £1m EPSRC research grant at University of Leeds

November 15, 2017

Dr Sophie Williams, School of Mechanical Engineering at University of Leeds, is one of eight researchers awarded a grant to address long-term health challenges through the development of innovative healthcare technologies. Dr Williams’ project, ‘Enhanced surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritis’, is designed to improve the understanding of factors leading to impingement – this can occur […]

Poster call: Share your approaches and discoveries in medical device manufacture

November 10, 2017

Show how your project in orthopaedic medical device manufacture improves patient lives and supports the industry at the MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2018. MeDe Innovation is accepting poster presentation proposals that discuss current projects, research challenges, future directions, and novel approaches in the field of medical devices. Poster presenters will have the opportunity to enhance their […]

Medical device specialists to keynote 2018 conference

November 23, 2017

The MeDe Innovation conference on 18th January 2018 will be headlined by industry, quality assurance and surgical specialists discussing the importance of ‘Responsible Innovation and the Manufacture of New Medical Devices’.   Dr Suzanne Halliday – Head of Medical Devices Notified Body at BSI Dr Halliday has over twelve years of experience as a Technical […]