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Vacancy: Research Bioengineer, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, UK

August 27, 2014

Our industrial partner, JRI Orthopaedics Ltd, is seeking a Research Bioengineer to support all activities relating to the European-funded RESTORATION project on which JRI collaborates. The project is coordinated by Professor Kenny Dalgarno (Newcastle University) and has 12 partners across Europe. The Research Bioengineer will be responsible for maintaining the project plan including all project […]

University’s new partnership will boost life science businesses in the North

July 25, 2014

The University of Leeds and Bionow have agreed a formal collaboration to support the UK life science sector in the North. The partnership will see the development of a series of initiatives designed to help northern biomedical companies drive the growth and competitiveness of their business. Built around the University’s world-class strength in interdisciplinary biomedical […]

New report: lack of NHS engineers is putting lives at risk

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ new report Biomedical engineering: advancing UK healthcare is calling for urgent action to prioritise the role of engineers in the NHS, and introduce a Chief Biomedical Engineer in every NHS acute trust. The low priority given to NHS engineers is leading to problems caused by faulty medical equipment, cancelled operations […]

Arthritis Research UK launch Senior Research Fellowships

July 23, 2014

Applicants should normally have between 6 and 12 years’ postdoctoral research experience and proven ability in establishing an independent research programme, substantiated by publications in international journals and the award of peer-reviewed grants. They should be based in a multidisciplinary environment in a UK university department or research institute, but we would welcome applications from […]

Partner news: Promethean Particles and Ceramisys work to develop nano-materials for synthetic bone graft substitutes

June 20, 2014

The University of Nottingham along with one of its spin-out businesses and MeDe partner, Promethean Particles, have secured a major EU research project with an overall value of €9.7 million. This will fund further research work alongside key industrial partners, into the large scale manufacturing of nanomaterials. The 4-year long SHYMAN project (Sustainable Hydrothermal Manufacturing […]

Partner news: Combine 3D models and X-ray images with the latest release of Mimics®

A new X-ray module has been added to the Mimics® Innovation Suite (Materialise NV) which allows its users to align X-ray images with 3D models and determine 3D position of bone and implant models based on X-ray images. The software suite which is best known for the segmentation of CT or MRI images to create […]

Partner news: £1.6m investment for Surgical Innovations

June 16, 2014

Surgical Innovations Group plc (AIM: SUN), a leading creator of innovative medical technology addressing unmet clinical needs in minimally invasive surgery, announces that it has raised approximately £1.6 million by way of a subscription for 39,459,190 new ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company at a price of 4p per share (“Subscription Shares”) from […]

Feasibility study funding winners announced: addressing key challenges in orthopaedic medical device design and manufacture

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation) is widening the national reach of its research by awarding feasibility study funding to shape the future direction of the Centre. Eight of the UKs leading scientists, engineers and clinicians have been granted awards of  £50k to identify the key challenges and questions that […]

Fearless fundraising for Arthritis Research UK

April 29, 2014

On Wednesday 30th April, 50 fearless fundraisers including our Deputy Director, Prof Kenny Dalgrano, has walk over embers burning at approximately 1200oF/650oC, all in the name of charity. Surgeons and scientists walked through fire to raise money and awareness of osteoarthritis: a debilitating disease which causes pain, often described as burning and untold suffering. Donate […]

ARUK Call: Career Development Fellowships

April 11, 2014

These fellowships are offered by Arthritis Research UK to provide an opportunity for scientists, nurses and allied health professionals, usually with at least 3 years’ postdoctoral experience, to develop an independent research career in any discipline relevant to arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases.  Applicants should be associated with an established sponsor, preferably within a multidisciplinary […]