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Ideas in Practice Symposium

Ideas in Practice Symposium

Date: July 10, 2018 @ 9:30 AM


Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, No 1 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8TL

The world of MedTech is global, complex, competitive, regulated and dynamic.  It is not just about having the most brilliant technology; success in this world means being strategic and understanding the people element in technological innovation – both suppliers and users.  Leeds University Business School would like to invite you to join them for a one-day Symposium to discuss:

  • The strategic challenges of managing innovation in MedTech
  • How to manage the innovation ecosystem
  • How regulation affects innovation strategies, including emergent technologies where regulation is under-developed
  • Digital innovation and technological/industrial convergence

This event is supported by EU-funded MSCA-EID COINS (agreement number 675866).

Event format

Guest speakers confirmed:
Graeme Cameron, Head of UK Hospital Care Division, B Braun
David Cole, Innovation Lead Europe, IBM
John Fisher, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of three funded MedTech research centres, University of Leeds
Bill Pigg, Director, Holden Consulting Limited

For further information, please contact Naomi Colhoun at n.colhoun@leeds.ac.uk

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UK Clinical Research Facilities Network Annual Conference in Leeds on 12th & 13th July 2018

UK Clinical Research Facilities Network Annual Conference in Leeds on 12th & 13th July 2018

Date: June 7, 2018 @ 2:01 PM


Location: Royal Armouries, Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT

Leeds Clinical Research Facility are pleased to be hosting the UK Clinical Research Facilities Network 14th Annual Conference this year at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. This will take place on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th July 2018.

The theme of the event is “Seeing is Believing – Imaging and Digital Technologies in the 21st Century”. Whilst not a conference focusing on basic science and engineering, it promises to be an interesting opportunity for academics to learn more about clinical uses of some of technology and the challenges of undertaking clinical / translational research from an interestingly different angle.

Registration closes Friday 29 June 2018

More information can be found at http://leedscrf.nihr.ac.uk/ukcrf-2018/

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The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics Course

The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics Course

Date: December 11, 2017 @ 9:00 AM


Location: University of Leeds

As part of the Medical Engineering postgraduate programme provision, the Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering is offering a specialist course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics. The course aims to give delegates an understanding of the necessary fundamentals of biomechanics and how they are applied to solve problems in orthopaedics. The course will integrate the engineering and medical approaches to orthopaedic problems.

The course takes place over 2 days on 11 and 12 December 2017.

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Innovate 2017

Innovate 2017

Date: November 8, 2017 @ 9:00 AM


Location: Birmingham

INNOVATE 2017 is a showcase of UK and global innovation presented by Innovate UK.

It’s a place where ideas collide. A place to do deals, be inspired and network with future-focused thought leaders.

Across two days INNOVATE 2017 brings 2,750 of the UK’s most innovative thinkers, creators, and inventors to the NEC in Birmingham.

The programme gives attendees the chance to hear keynotes speeches, take part in practical workshops and seminars, and have one-to-one meetings with potential investors.

Over two thought-provoking days INNOVATE 2017 will explore the major themes brought about by the pace and complexity of our world and discuss what that means for the individual, business and governments. From robotics to urban planning INNOVATE 2017 will deliver fresh perspectives on innovations such as artificial intelligence, smart cities, alternative food sources and space exploration.

The Medical Technologies IKC will be offering advice to delegates in the Med Tech space in the Support Zone.

Buy tickets now from innovate2017.gov.uk

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Venturefest Yorkshire

Venturefest Yorkshire

Date: November 16, 2016 @ 9:00 AM


Location: York Racecourse

Venturefest Yorkshire is a one day festival with a clear remit to nurture business growth in the region, – by helping innovators develop their ideas and helping entrepreneurs get investment.

The Medical Technologies IKC have an exhibition stand with Translate in the BioSynergy Zone.

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The Inaugural UK Regenerative Medicine Conference

Date: September 20, 2016 @ 9:00 AM


Location: RIBA 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

The Cell Therapy Catapult and UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (UKRMP) are pleased to announce the Inaugural UK Regenerative Medicine Conference to be held 20 & 21 September 2016 at the Royal Institute of British Architects in central London.

Building on the success of the 2012 Strategy for Regenerative Medicine and significant investment in the field from the UK government, the conference will draw together leading players in the field and highlight outstanding research and advances in regenerative medicine from both the UK and internationally.

Further information and registration visit: http://www.ukrmp.org.uk/news-and-events/uk-regenerative-medicine-conference/

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MEIbioeng15: Engineering Future Benefits for Patients

MEIbioeng15: Engineering Future Benefits for Patients

Date: September 7, 2015 @ 10:00 AM


Location: University of Leeds

MEIbioeng15 brings together the former Centres of Excellence in Medical Engineering in the UK (funded by Wellcome Trust and EPSRC from 2009) and The Bioengineering Society Annual Conference, with participants from leading academic centres and the MedTech industry.

Attendees enjoy unequalled opportunities for networking, collaboration, new partnerships, and shaping the future of this exciting and challenging field.

The conference is a two-day event taking place on 7-8 September 2015 at the University of Leeds.

Tracks include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rehabilitation robotics
  • Digital health
  • Regenerative devices
  • Careers, outreach and policy
  • Musculoskeletal biomechanics and tribology
  • Imaging, Modelling & Devices
  • Medical and Bioengineering – led by The UK Bioengineering Society
  • Regener8: The delivery of regenerative medicine

 

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4th International Conference on Oncological Engineering

Date: March 15, 2015 @ 3:00 PM


Location: Weetwood Hall, Leeds

Bringing together engineers, scientists and clinicians to explore novel ideas in the field of oncology

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Nadrian Seeman New York University
Prof. Brian Wilson University of Toronto
Assoc. Prof. Tze Wah University of Leeds

For further information download the event flier (opens a PDF)
For detailed information download the event programme (opens a PDF)

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The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechancs Course

Date: December 10, 2014 @ 9:15 AM


Location: Faculty of Engineering,University of Leeds

As part of the Medical Engineering postgraduate programme provision, the Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering is offering a specialist course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics. The course aims to give delegates an understanding of the necessary fundamentals of biomechanics and how they are applied to solve problems in orthopaedics. The course will integrate the engineering and medical approaches to orthopaedic problems.

The course will be of interest to personnel from academic, health-care and industrial sectors; including researchers and PhD students in the field; orthopaedic surgeons, trainees and practitioners, and in the orthopaedic industry those involved in development, testing, regulation, sales and marketing.

This course together with additional teaching and learning activities may be used as credits towards a higher degree such as an MSc or PGDip.

For further information on course content download the event flier

How to book:

Register now through the online booking system

For online booking queries and for all other enquiries:
Jenny Carter
CPD, Conference & Events Coordinator
Engineering Research & Innovation Service
University of Leeds
LEEDS, LS2 9JT, UK.
T: + 44 (0) 113 343 8104
F: + 44 (0) 113 343 2511
E: cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk
W: http://www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/short-courses/
– See more at: http://mede-innovation.ac.uk/event/leeds-orthopaedic-biomechanics-course/#sthash.X6BRlN0e.dpuf

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Opportunities for Addressing Unmet Clinical Needs in Colorectal, Breast, Urological and Brain Cancer

Date: December 4, 2014 @ 9:30 AM


Location: Aspire Leeds, 2 Infirmary St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2JP

The KTN Health Community in partnership with the NIHR Healthcare Technology Cooperative (HTC) – Colorectal Therapies are pleased to announce an event in Opportunities for Addressing Unmet Clinical Needs in:

Colorectal
Breast
Urological
Brain Cancer

The event will focus on Novel Diagnostic Tools and Techniques for In-Vivo Imaging event.

For our first joint KTN- HTC meeting we will be addressing the flowing three themes:
1. Cancer targets
2. Nanoparticle probes (dyes, nanoparticles, magnetic nanoparticles, quantum dots etc.)
3. Contrast imaging for measuring blood flow and imaging (instrumentation, image processing etc.)

We will be looking to develop or identify novel technologies, diagnostics and imaging devices in all these areas and where possible join the themes together. The aim of the meeting will be to develop collaborative research between commercial sector, academia, and the clinicians that can be used as a basis for national and European funding applications.

For further information and to view the programme click here

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