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Health Minister Lord Prior visits Medical and Biological Engineering at Leeds

November 28, 2016

Cutting-edge developments in medical technology have been demonstrated to Government Health Minister Lord Prior, during a fact-finding mission to Leeds. Both the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have built up significant expertise in this field, much of it through partnership working and sharing the expertise of staff. The University has a […]

University of Leeds to lead medical technologies audit

November 23, 2016

A University of Leeds-led consortium has been chosen by the Government to carry out an audit of research, innovation and industry in medical technologies. The Science Innovation Audit contract, announced in today’s Autumn Statement, was awarded in recognition of the Leeds City Region consortium’s significant expertise and strength in this field. The audit will explore […]

Toshiba Fellowship Programme 2017: Applications now open

November 2, 2016

The Toshiba Fellowship Programme offers outstanding scientists an annual opportunity to apply to join Toshiba’s research and development laboratories in Japan for up to two years, on a Research Fellowship Contract. The Toshiba Fellowship Programme is a unique opportunity for recently qualified PhD level scientists, mainly from science, computing and mathematics disciplines. It offers a […]

Call for posters: MeDe Innovation Annual Conference 2017

October 26, 2016

Abstract submissions are invited from researchers within the MeDe Innovation community for short oral presentations combined with a poster presentation. We would particularly like to receive abstracts describing research secondments, training secondments, collaborative research between academic partners, cross disciplinary research, international research collaborations and collaborative research with clinical and industry partners. Our 1 minute poster […]

PhD studentship – Surgery and Interventional Science (University College London)

October 25, 2016

Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates for a PhD studentship (3 years) based within Dr Deepak Kalaskar’s patient specific medical implant and device (PSMID) research group, part of the Centre for Nanotechnology and Tissue engineering and multidisciplinary research facility at UCL, with a focus on patient specific implants and device design. Working within the […]

University of Leeds awarded £3.7m to fund knee therapy research

September 30, 2016

The University of Leeds has been awarded £3.7m by the EPSRC to develop novel testing methods for new knee therapies to treat osteoarthritis and other conditions. The research at Leeds will be led by Professor Ruth Wilcox, Director of the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, and will aim to develop novel testing methods for new knee […]

Partner news: Simpleware release latest version of award-winning software

September 23, 2016

Exeter-based company Simpleware, part of Synopsys Inc., have released the latest version of its award-winning 3D image data visualisation, analysis and model generation software. Version 2016.09 includes many new features for users working in areas such as the Life Sciences, Materials and Industrial Non-Destructive Testing. Simpleware software enables 3D image data taken from sources such […]

Leeds: University of the Year 2017

The University of Leeds has been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide. Chosen by a distinguished panel, the Guide showcases the excellent student experience at Leeds. “Outstanding student satisfaction levels do not happen by accident and reflect the emphasis placed here on getting the student […]

Med Tech Industry urged to bid in partnership for £100,000 proof-of-concept funding

September 22, 2016

Medical technology companies working in Regenerative Devices and Medical Devices with Enhanced Regenerative Functions are being urged to co-develop new translational research proposals with academia for a newly launched funding call by the Medical Technologies IKC.  Grants of up to £100,000 are available for successful collaborative proposals. Following a successful portfolio of translational projects, the […]

Apply for translational proof-of-concept funding: Regenerative Devices Industry Partnership Call

Academics and researchers working in close collaboration with medical technology industry partners can apply for up to £100,000 FEC* from the Medical Technologies IKC to undertake proof of concept projects in Regenerative Medical Devices & Medical Devices with Enhanced Regenerative Functions. Regenerative devices is a growing area that focuses on functionally repairing and regenerating the patient’s […]