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New £816 million investment in health research

September 19, 2016

Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit (LMBRU) has been awarded funding for the only dedicated musculoskeletal biomedical research centre in the UK. As part of a new package of research funding from the government, the LMBRU will receive nearly £7 million to continue world-leading research on musculoskeletal conditions. The funding has been awarded to 20 NHS […]

Call for submissions: Would you like to present at Regener8 2016?

July 1, 2016

“Building the Regenerative Devices Industry” – Friday 1 July 2016, Leeds Regener8 and the Medical Technologies IKC are to host a one-day conference, focussing on best practice in translating regenerative devices – a potential £1bn industry in the UK. This year we’re opening up a session of the conference for community-sourced content.  This means anyone […]

Early Career Researcher opportunity: Newton Researcher Links Workshop in China 6-8 December

June 9, 2016

Under the British Council Researcher Links scheme within the Newton Fund, the University of Bradford and Sichuan University will be holding a workshop ‘Healthcare Technologies for Aging Populations’ in Sichuan University, Chengdu, China on 6-8 December 2016. The workshop will provide a unique opportunity for sharing research expertise and networking. During the workshop Early Career […]

Call for posters: IKC-Regener8 Annual Conference

June 6, 2016

Poster submissions are invited from researchers, developers and innovators from the Regener8 and wider regenerative medicine community. Posters should reflect the core aim of Regener8, which is to support the translation of university and industry-based research and development in regenerative medicine into commercial products and clinical benefits. Poster displays offer a more informal setting in […]

UKTI Vacancy: Northern Powerhouse Life Sciences Specialist

May 18, 2016

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Investment Group (IG) is creating a new team of specialists to work across the North to drive foreign direct investment into the region. UKTI’s goal is to support the wider rebalancing of the UK economy by attracting high-value (capital investment projects typically on the scale of ten million pounds and/or […]

Partner news: Tissue Regenix Group plc opens new Leeds-based manufacturing centre

May 13, 2016

Leeds, UK, May 2016 ­– Tissue Regenix Group plc (a MeDe Innovation partner) is pleased to announce the official opening of its new Leeds-based manufacturing centre. This opening is the culmination of a merger between the York and Leeds sites and brings together the full weight of the Tissue Regenix capabilities, in this newly renovated […]

Leeds Professor recognised for contribution to medical science

May 10, 2016

Professor Eileen Ingham has been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Fellows are elected for their contribution to medical research and healthcare, the generation of new knowledge in medical sciences and its translation into benefits to society. Professor Eileen Ingham (Biomedical Sciences) has been recognised for her work at the […]

Call for submissions: Funding for Feasibility Studies

April 11, 2016

The IKC is offering three university-based researchers a chance to have a feasibility study funded (up to £10,000 FEC per study) and supported by professionals in research translation.  It is quick and easy to enter: just enter brief details about your idea on our online form, and let our panel of evaluators confidentially rank your ideas to […]

MeDe Innovation Third Annual Conference 2016: An overview

March 31, 2016

The Centre for Life in Newcastle was host to the third 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, titled ‘The Future of Manufacturing of Medical Devices’, featured three theme areas, curated and […]

Partner news: Materialise develop new Mimics® Innovation Suite software

March 2, 2016

In order for FEA simulations to yield reliable results, it is critical to capture sufficient geometrical detail in your models. When studying bony structures for example, the results you obtain from assuming homogenous material properties in the bone, might significantly differ from a more detailed simulation, where you use the actual trabecular bone structure as […]