News Archive for January 2018

Innovations in soft tissue regenerative medical technology – Tissue Regenix

January 30, 2018

Spun out of the University of Leeds in 2006, Tissue Regenix commercialise upon research undertaken by our higher education and research partners around the world. Tissue Regenix listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on the London Stock Exchange in 2010, before opening the first subsidiary office Tissue Regenix Woundcare, Inc. in San Antonio, Texas […]

The TERMIS Business Plan Competition is going to Kyoto, Japan!

January 29, 2018

TERMIS-BPC is the only start-up competition specific to tissue engineering and regenerative medicine fields. They provide training and mentorship from global sponsors, academic and industry leaders. In 2017, they awarded over £25,000 to the winning teams. Applications for Round 1 are now open with a deadline of 5th March 2018.   Round 1: online application […]

Now is the time to invest in medical technologies sector: an interview with Professor John Fisher

Orthopaedic Product News talks with Professor John Fisher, Director of MeDe Innovation, University of Leeds, about pioneering research in the fields of medical devices and regenerative medicine.   OPN: Recently you led the Leeds City Region audit, ‘Opportunities and Growth: Medical Technologies’ – could you tell us what the audit identified? JF: We carried out an extensive […]

This is engineering: changing the image of our profession

January 26, 2018

This is Engineering is a new multi-year campaign led by the Royal Academy of Engineering in partnership with eleven major engineering organisations. MeDe Innovation is proud to be a supporter of this campaign. The campaign will change the perception of engineering amongst young people aged 13-18 through a national advertising campaign on the social media […]

China honours Professor Phil Coates with prestigious award

January 11, 2018

Professor Phil Coates, Co-Investigator for MeDe Innovation Theme 2A ‘Minimally invasive implantation of bioactive materials’, has received the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award in China. Phil Coates, Professor of Polymer Engineering at University of Bradford, received the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award from President Xi Jinping in a ceremony held in the Great […]

Research Assistant/Associate position – Newcastle University

January 9, 2018

Research Assistant/Associate (Microfluidics for Osteoarthritis Tissue Models) £27,285 to £28,936 (without awarded PhD) £29,799 to £38,833  (PhD awarded/equivalent experience) You will undertake research as part of an NC3Rs funded project which will develop high throughput micro-tissue based models of osteoarthritis, with the micro-tissue models developed using cell printing techniques. You will work as part of an inter-disciplinary […]

‘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 […]