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Innovate UK commissions new survey on impact of new EU Medical Device Regulations for UK SMEs

July 26, 2019

Innovate UK commissions survey to understand how new EU Medical Device Regulations, due to be fully implemented on 26 May 2020, will impact UK SMEs.

Partner news: Solutions for Clinical Applications with Simpleware ScanIP Medical

February 12, 2019

Synopsys are pleased to announce the release of the Synopsys Simpleware™ ScanIP Medical edition. This exciting new version of Simpleware ScanIP comes with FDA 510(k) clearance, and CE and ISO 13485:2016 certification as a medical device. Simpleware ScanIP Medical is the ideal choice for those working with 3D imaging to create medical devices for pre-clinical […]

Partner news: Improved Usability and Data Processing with Synopsys Simpleware Software Release O-2018.12

December 12, 2018

Synopsys, Inc. today launched Simpleware™ Release O-2018.12. The latest version of Simpleware software includes many exciting new features and performance improvements. Version O-2018.12 significantly enhances Simpleware’s ease-of-use and reliability as a comprehensive solution for 3D image processing and analysis workflows.   Simpleware software is an established solution for users wanting to build high-quality models from […]

Partner news: EnviroGlass batch reformulation presents significant cost savings and environmental benefits

November 27, 2018

Leading specialists in glass, Glass Technology Services Ltd, have demonstrated that reductions in CO2 emissions, combined with significant cost savings, may be possible for glass manufacturers through batch reformulation.   Carried out in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, the EnviroGlass project proposed that substantial savings may be possible and has successfully demonstrated proof of concept […]

Proof of concept call now open – Versus Arthritis and the Medical Technologies IKC

October 29, 2018

Versus Arthritis and the IKC are offering proof of concept funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential. The Proof of Concept Awards provide support and up to £100,000 to accelerate exciting innovations that help the lives of people with musculoskeletal conditions. Proposals are accepted from scientists, clinicians and allied health care professionals at eligible […]

International conference honours Bradford polymer engineering professor

October 2, 2018

The University of Bradford hosted the international P70 conference in September, bringing polymer engineering experts together from across the world. Over 130 international colleagues came from academia, industry and government to celebrate the 70thbirthday of Professor Phil Coates FREng, and the award-winning innovative science and international collaboration he has helped to promote over the past […]

Call for content – social media

If you have any relevant news, articles or events you would like us to share with our network, send your article and accompanying photograph to Our next newsletter is due to be published at the end of December, the content deadline is Friday 7th December.   Any news of interest before the next newsletter will […]

Business Development Manager & Senior Innovation Consultant vacancies – National Biofilms Innovation Centre

August 23, 2018

The University of Southampton is currently recruiting for the following vacancies: Senior Innovation Consultant – National Biofilms Innovation Centre School of Biological Sciences Location:  Highfield Campus Salary:   £38,460 to £48,677  Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/11/2019) Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 September 2018 Reference:  1051118BJ Recruiting for a self-driven and proactive professional to work as an […]

SBRI Healthcare competition now open

July 16, 2018

SBRI Healthcare are pleased to announce the latest competition is now open with the following areas of focus:   Improving Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Disorders Dentistry, Oral Health & Oral Cancer   The deadline for applications is Wednesday 22nd August 2018. For details on how to apply, and for the full call documents, visit the SBRI […]

MeDe Innovation researchers are putting next generation knee implants through their paces

July 4, 2018

Dr Louise Jennings, of MeDe Innovation, and Ian Revie, of Invibio, discuss how the techniques and equipment designed by MeDe researchers are being used, not only to evaluate existing devices, but also to support the development of new designs using novel materials – paving the way for new types of implant that are better tailored to […]