Archive for June 2018

Getting started with video content: a parallel session at the IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference

Getting started with video content: a parallel session at the IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference

  Want to know more about promoting your research with videos? Freya Leask of Future Science Group (publishers) will lead a workshop at the IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference on simple video content for researchers. Friday 29th June 2018 Horizon Conference Centre, Leeds 11.30am-12.30pm (parallel to the conference) Freya is Editor of RegMedNet, and is […]

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Virtual surgeon Professor Shafi Ahmed announced as keynote for IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference

Virtual surgeon Professor Shafi Ahmed announced as keynote for IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference

Shafi Ahmed is a surgeon, teacher, futurist, innovator and entrepreneur, working on new technologies enhancing surgical education globally. His online videos have been watched hundreds of thousands of times, earning him the accolade of most-watched surgeon in human history. His company Virtual Medics has developed the use of wearable technology in education and clinical practice. […]

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Vote for inspiring professors’ cell-free tissue invention

Vote for inspiring professors’ cell-free tissue invention

Research led by Leeds professors has led to a better quality of life for thousands of people around the world who have received tissue regeneration treatment. The academics behind the research, Eileen Ingham and John Fisher, from the Institute of medical and biological Engineering (iMBE), have developed a process to wash cells and DNA out of donor tissue, removing the material which the immune system could reject.

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Opt in to medtech innovation emails, alerts and newsletters

Opt in to medtech innovation emails, alerts and newsletters

Want to receive email bulletins and newsletters from the IKC and Regener8? New data protection legislation states that you opt-in to to receive our emails – even if you have received them in the past. By opting in to our mailing lists, you will receive information about: • funding opportunities • events • news and announcements from our […]

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Competition: Create digital content that showcases your research at the IKC & Regener8 Conference 2018

Competition: Create digital content that showcases your research at the IKC & Regener8 Conference 2018

Show how your work in Medical Technologies research improves patient lives and supports a growing sector using digital or social media – and you could win £100.

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John Fisher and Eileen Ingham shortlisted for an international inventor prize

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham shortlisted for an international inventor prize

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham – the two inventors of a patented technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue so it is not rejected when transplanted into human bodies – have been shortlisted for the 2018 European Inventor of the Year award. Vote now.

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£10m plan to take Yorkshire’s medical technologies expertise to the world

£10m plan to take Yorkshire’s medical technologies expertise to the world

Solving the challenges which hamper Yorkshire’s medical technology experts when they attempt to bring innovative products to market is the focus of a new partnership which aims to make inventions more attractive to investors.

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This is Engineering : changing the image of our profession

This is Engineering : changing the image of our profession

‘This is Engineering’ is a new multi-year campaign led by the Royal Academy of Engineering in partnership with eleven major engineering organisations. The IKC and Regener8 at the University of Leeds is proud to be a supporter of this campaign. The campaign will change the perception of engineering amongst young people aged 13-18 through a […]

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TiGenix purchased by Takeda

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has announced that it has acquired TiGenix N.V. for €520m (£460m).

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Siemens to float medical solutions division

Healthineers, Siemens’s MedTech (medical imaging and diagnostics) division, is to be the subject of an initial public offering (IPO) by the company who expected it to reach a value of around €40bn (S$65b).

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