News Archive for January 2014

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 […]

University of Leeds chosen to lead regenerative medicine training

January 9, 2014

A new £3.2 million training centre aimed at keeping the UK at the cutting edge of regenerative medicine research will be based at the University of Leeds, the government announced today. The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Innovation in Medical and Biological Engineering is expected to bring 50 PhD […]

Glass specialists help create new generation of joint and bone treatments

January 6, 2014

Research specialists at Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) are helping to create a new generation of joint and bone treatments, using specialised bioceramic polymer composites, to address needs such as osteoarthritis, vertebral and maxillofacial bone fractures. Working in partnership with leading universities and manufacturers, GTS scientists are developing specialist materials for osteoarthritis and bone fracture […]