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Boost for UK medical technology innovation

July 30, 2015

The University of Leeds Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) has won £3 million to continue bringing the best of the UK’s medical technology research to patients. The centre has been a leader in medical technology innovation since it was established in 2009, building a reputation for fostering close collaboration between industry and top […]

University of Leeds showcases pioneering research for Minister

June 16, 2015

The new Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, visited world-leading research facilities at the University of Leeds today. Mr Johnson toured the University’s Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (iMBE), which has pioneered research in joint replacement technologies, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, and the National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems, one of […]

Partner news: Innovations at Glass Focus 2015

May 27, 2015

Independent specialists, Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) are proud to be supporting the forthcoming Glass Focus 2015 conference and are encouraging those interested in glass research, development and innovation, or simply operating within the supply chain, to join them at the event. This unique supply-chain conference is to be held on Friday, 12 June 2015, […]

Simpleware ScanIP software receives FDA 510(k) market clearance

April 23, 2015

UK-based Simpleware’s 3D image processing software ScanIP has received 510(k) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ScanIP is intended for use as a software interface and image segmentation system for the transfer of imaging information from a medical scanner such as a CT scanner or an MRI scanner to an output file. […]

BSA Media Fellowships: applications now open

March 24, 2015

British Science Association Media Fellowships  provide a unique opportunity for practising scientists, clinicians and engineers to spend three to six weeks working at a media outlet, such as the Guardian, the Times, or the BBC. Fellows are mentored by professional journalists and learn how the media operates and reports on science, how to communicate with […]

Uniting the women of science and engineering

March 17, 2015

Professor Ruth Wilcox – a MeDe Innovation investigator from the University of Leeds – has been honoured with Suffrage Science Award, supported by the Medical Research Council and the Royal Society, selected by current MRC Suffrage Award holders as outstanding researchers in science and engineering. As part of the award, the winners receive jewellery, either […]

Abstracts open for MEIbioeng15 – the largest ever UK gathering of biomedical engineers, bioengineers and medical engineers

March 3, 2015

Abstract submission is now open for MEIbioeng15 on 7th and 8th September 2015 at the University of Leeds. The Scientific Advisory Panel of nine internationally recognised scientists and research leaders welcome abstracts across nine themes, including scientific research areas, commercial translation and careers and outreach. Top abstracts will be selected for oral presentation; all abstracts […]

EPSRC Fellowships in Manufacturing

March 2, 2015

EPSRC is inviting proposals for EPSRC Fellowships in Manufacturing, with a closing date of 14 May 2015. In this fifth call EPSRC is looking to support a number of EPSRC Fellowships in Manufacturing who have the potential to be future research leaders in their field in Manufacturing research, supporting either academics who have recently moved […]

Innovate UK: Production line readiness for high-value manufacturing

February 17, 2015

Innovate UK is to invest up to £1 million in late-stage experimental development projects to help companies bring recent technology innovations closer to the point of manufacturing readiness. This competition builds on previous investments in high-value manufacturing feasibility studies and collaborative R&D projects. The call aims to challenge businesses to address a gap which can […]

Fresh Ideas Fund Winners Announced

January 30, 2015

MeDe Innovation are to invest in a further two research projects to develop early stage, fresh ideas that will aid the fundamental understanding and development of innovation in medical device manufacturing.  A further two to three projects will be developed through sandpit events. Seven early career researchers will take a share in the Fresh Ideas […]