Archive for November 2014

Translational Proof of Concept Awards to accelerate the fight against musculoskeletal disorders

A partnership between a leading medical research charity and a national centre for innovation is launching a new fund to accelerate the commercial development of treatments and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders.

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New report: lack of NHS engineers is putting lives at risk

• The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ new report Biomedical engineering: advancing UK healthcare is calling for urgent action to prioritise the role of engineers in the NHS, and introduce a Chief Biomedical Engineer in every   NHS acute trust. • The low priority given to NHS engineers is leading to problems caused by faulty medical […]

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University‘s new partnership will boost life science businesses in the North

University‘s new partnership will boost life science businesses in the North

The University of Leeds and Bionow have agreed a formal collaboration to support the UK life science sector in the North. The partnership will see the development of a series of initiatives designed to help northern biomedical companies drive the growth and competitiveness of their business.

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Arthritis Research UK Launch Senior Research Fellowships

Applicants should normally have between 6 and 12 years’ postdoctoral research experience and proven ability in establishing an independent research programme, substantiated by publications in international journals and the award of peer-reviewed grants.

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Major Japanese Distributor Signed by Avacta

Avacta Group plc, IKC partner and the global provider of proprietary diagnostic tools, consumables and reagents for human and animal healthcare, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Cosmo Bio Co Ltd (Cosmo), one of the leading Japanese life sciences R&D suppliers, as distributor in Japan for Affimers

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Cell Therapy Catapult’s State-of-the-Art Facilities Launch

Regener8 Director, Dr Mike Raxworthy, has today attended the official opening of the Cell Therapy Catapult’s innovative new facilities at the Tower Wing of Guy’s Hospital in London.

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Early Career Researchers invited to take part in Regener8 company visits programme

First visit will include opportunity for ECRs to present to industry experts

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IKC news: New investment for medical device

Quantum Imaging Ltd, a University of Leeds spin out, has secured a £1.6 million investment to develop its medical imaging technology.

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Call for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (E TERM) Fellowships announced

Loughborough University in conjunction with Keele University, University of Leeds, University of Nottingham, University of Sheffield and University of York, is making two early career Fellowships available for exceptional candidates from the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine communities with an engineering and physical science background. Fellowships can be held at any of the Institutions.

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Cheney Fellowships for Early Career and Senior Med Tech Researchers

Cheney Fellowships for Early Career and Senior Med Tech Researchers

Would you like to spend a period of time working on your research at a leading UK institution, exploring new research ideas and building new collaborations, free from day to day distractions?

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