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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 […]

Complimentary access to Fraunhofer benchmarking tool (worth €900)

January 22, 2014

Leeds University Business School (LUBS) has formed an exclusive UK partnership with a major European initiative to benchmark innovative medical device manufacturers’ technology and innovation capabilities. The partnership is led by the Fraunhofer Institute – Europe’s highly renowned largest applications-oriented research foundation.  They have very successfully run this project in Germany since the 1990s and […]

MeDe Innovation call for feasibility study proposals

January 20, 2014

MeDe Innovation (the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices) is offering funding for at least six research feasibility studies in the field of Medical Device Manufacturing. Launched at the inaugural conference of MeDe Innovation, the Centre is looking to fund research at Technology Readiness Levels from 1 to 3 that will aid the […]

Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research

January 17, 2014

EPSRC seeks expressions of interest for a refresh of the membership of the early career forum (ECF) for academic researchers in the scope of the Manufacturing the Future challenge theme. Applicants should have a strong focus on advancing the UK’s international reputation in manufacturing research, be open to developing inter-disciplinary research agendas, and have an […]