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Partner news: Synopsys release new version of Simpleware software

March 15, 2018

Synopsys are pleased to announce the latest version of Simpleware™ software which includes many exciting new features and performance improvements. Version N-2018.03 significantly enhances Simpleware’s ease-of-use and reliability as a comprehensive solution for all your 3D image processing and analysis workflows, and imcludes improvements to 3D Image Visualization, Processing and Segmentation For more information, visit the […]

Webinar – Simpleware for Medical Device Simulation

February 27, 2018

Join this webinar on 27th February at 2pm to learn how to build patient-specific models in Simpleware for the interdisciplinary area of medical science, simulation and product development. Learn how to reconstruct and process 3D image data (MRI, CT, micro-CT…), obtain measurements and statistics, and export simulation-ready meshes to the FE or CFD solver of […]

The Engineer ‘Winners Showcase 2017’ – Academic Innovator award for MeDe Innovation

February 20, 2018

A special edition of The Engineer magazine featuring MeDe Innovation’s collaborative approach to innovation has been published. The Winners Showcase 2017 is a celebration of the UK’s most innovative engineering collaborations. MeDe Innovation won the Academic Innovator award at The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards in London on 7th September 2017. Download a PDF copy […]

MeDe Innovation PhD secondment scheme 2018 now open

February 12, 2018

MeDe Innovation is providing funding for PhD students from any of our five partner Universities to undertake external placements which will help them to deliver effective impact in MeDe Innovation key research challenges. Placements are expected to broaden researcher experience in a way that will impact on student benefit, e.g. through the acquisition of new high […]

Call for abstracts: Young Researchers’ Futures Meeting 2018

February 8, 2018

Nano-engineering approaches to biomedical science. The Panel for Biomedical Engineering organises this biennial, multi-disciplinary meeting to attract the best young engineers and scientists from throughout the UK. The meeting provides a unique forum for early-career researchers to showcase their work with opportunities for mentoring and guidance on scientific and professional opportunities from selected experts across […]

MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2018 – a review

February 5, 2018

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Sheffield was host to the fifth MeDe Innovation Annual Meeting in January this year, where over 150 delegates gathered to hear the latest developments in the changing landscape of design and manufacture for orthopaedic devices. The programme was opened by Professor Paul Hatton who introduced the key note […]

‘Vlog like a pro’: competition winner – public vote

In 2017, we asked our Early Career Researchers to create some ‘vlog’ style content, describing their experiences with MeDe Innovation such as secondments, collaborative projects and funding opportunities. We received 7 entries uploaded to YouTube, and ran a competition to find the best content as voted by both the public and our Executive board. Our […]

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 […]