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Science and Innovation Audit published – Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region

September 21, 2017

Government, industry and the NHS needs to invest between £200 million and £250 million in the Leeds City Region’s medical technology sector over the next five years, to enable it to exploit opportunities in the global health market – according to a new Science and Innovation audit.

MeDe Innovation wins Academic Collaborator award

September 8, 2017

MeDe Innovation’s collaborative approach to innovation has won the Academic Innovator award at The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards in London on 7th September. This prestigious award is presented to university departments that demonstrate excellence in innovation and collaboration across multiple projects. Entries were required to demonstrate a sustained culture of innovation and collaboration with […]

Video and Vlogging competiton – win a GoPro!

August 9, 2017

What does MeDe Innovation mean to you?   Create a short video about what MeDe Innovation means to you and be in with a chance of winning a GoPro! Your video will be showcased and judged at the final MeDe Innovation Annual Conference on 18th January, attracting more than 200 delegates from the medical devices […]

EPSRC Strategic Advisory Team recruitment scheme now open

June 28, 2017

The Strategic Advisory bodies recruitment process for 2017 will be open from 26 June 2017 to 16:00 on 04 August 2017. Applications will be via an online form. Appointments for SAT members will begin from 01 January 2018 and will be for three years, with the possibility of extension for up to a further three years. Members […]

Partner news: Simpleware release software update

June 21, 2017

Synopsys have released the latest version of Simpleware, its exceptional 3D image processing software. Version M-2017.06 enhances Simpleware’s unparalleled ease-of-use and reliability as a comprehensive solution for creating the most robust, simulation-ready models for 3D image data workflows. Simpleware is used around the world for a wide range of applications, from medical device design to […]

Professor Paul Hatton invited to speak at Pacific Rim conference in Hawaii

June 20, 2017

Professor Paul Hatton, from MeDe Innovation Theme 2A, was invited to present some of the research within MeDe Innovation to the 12th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology in Hawaii in May. This was to open the Larry Hench Memorial Session of the Glass & Optical Division session. Professor Hatton presented on the […]

Managing expectations, discovering new applications and developing new technology – an interview with Professor Kenny Dalgarno

June 14, 2017

In this interview with 3DMedNet, Kenny Dalgarno, MeDe Innovation Theme 2A and 2B from Newcastle University (UK), discusses his work with Arthritis Research UK (Chesterfield, UK), the development of a revolutionary method of 3D bioprinting  and the road ahead to commercializing 3D printing and bioprinting.   Professor Kenny Dalgarno Kenny Dalgarno is Sir James Woodeson […]

Partner news: Materialise set to release new Mimics Innovation Suite 20

June 3, 2017

The new Mimics Innovation Suite 20 release is right around the corner. Materalise are very happy to announce the upcoming summer launch of the new version of MIS. Providing you with faster and easy-to-use tools to make the world a healthier place, is a priority to us. In this release you will find: •            A […]

MeDe Innovation PhD secondment scheme now open

May 26, 2017

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 […]

Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy to give keynote address at IKC & Regener8 annual conference 2017

Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy will give the keynote address at this years IKC & Regener8 annual conference. The talk will be on ‘The translational journey of electrospun biomaterials designed to improve soft tissue repair.’ Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Botnar Research Centre of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences […]