Archive for July 2014

£1.6million for IKC-supported technology

£1.6million for IKC-supported technology

A technology supported by the Medical Technologies IKC has won £1.6million investment to bring it closer to commercialisation. The portable heart scanner, developed by University of Leeds Professor of Quantum Information, Ben Varcoe, was helped by the IKC from its earliest development. The IKC enabled the initial partnership between Professor Varcoe and clinical cardiologists Professors […]

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Filling without drilling: New applications for SAP technology

Self-assembling peptide (SAP) technology developed at the University of Leeds is now being used by dentists to repair lesions caused by tooth decay. Credentis, a Swiss-based dental technology company, has commercialised it in two new products, Curadont Repair™ and Curadont Protect™. This highly-innovative approach came from research led by Professor Jennifer Kirkham and Dr Amalia […]

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