News Archive for February 2014

Cell Therapy Catapult & University of Leeds to collaborate on acellular scaffolds

February 24, 2014

Access to expertise at two of University’s centres The Cell Therapy Catapult, which is focused on the development of the UK cell therapy industry to increase the nation’s health and wealth, and the University of Leeds have agreed to work together on acellular scaffolds for the delivery of cellular therapies. The University’s Regener8 (the N8 […]

MP visits University of Leeds as part of Royal Society Pairing Scheme

February 21, 2014

The Member of Parliament for Leeds North West, Greg Mulholland, has recently participated in the Royal Society Pairing Scheme which involved being shadowed in Parliament by University of Leeds researcher Claire Brockett, and then spending an afternoon at the University’s Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. The Royal Society Pairing Scheme enables scientists to link […]

Strength and opportunity 2013: the landscape of the medical technology sectors in the UK

February 17, 2014

This annual report compiled by Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and Office for Life Science analyses the updated 2013 dataset from the bioscience and health technology database. Download the report now (opens new webpage) Against the current background of change and global recession, the UK life science industry has continued to show strength and […]

Open innovation strategies and practices – ManETEI Report

February 13, 2014

For the last four years, the Marie Curie Initial Training Network (coordinated by The University of Leeds Business School) has brought together a diverse group of leading European business – research institutes and industrial partners to focus on the challenges of managing emergent technologies, with an emphasis on the growth of open innovation ecosystems. Throughout […]

Nominations open for 2014 Biomedical Awards

Bionow is urging companies and individuals across the North of England to nominate their outstanding achievements for the prestigious 2014 Biomedical Awards, hosted by Bionow. The Awards, now in their second year, will take place on Thursday 24 April, at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, on Gateshead Quays. The event will celebrate the strength […]

EPSRC Call: Manufacturing Advanced Functional Materials

February 12, 2014

EPSRC are inviting research proposals from consortia across the Engineering and Physical Sciences communities to address the manufacturing research challenges in developing applications, production technologies and future processes that incorporate advanced functional materials. EPSRC are expecting to commit up to £10 Million on large, long term (up to five years), multidisciplinary programmes that capitalise on […]

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering in the UK – paper released

February 7, 2014

The Biomedical Applications Division of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining has published a position paper on Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering in the UK. There will be an offical launch for this report, held at 1 Carlton House Terrace on 10 February. For further information and to download the report visit the Institute of […]

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 […]