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IKC Translational Proof of Concept Awards – Briefing, Launch and Q&A

IKC Translational Proof of Concept Awards – Briefing, Launch and Q&A

Date: October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 PM


Location: Weetwood Hall, Leeds

Academics and researchers working in close collaboration with medical technology industry partners can apply for £100,000 FEC from the Medical Technologies IKC to undertake proof of concept projects in Regenerative Medical Devices & Medical Devices with Enhanced Regenerative Functions.

Further details on the call and awards can be found on the Medical Technologies IKC website funding page.

The Expression of Interest Briefing Workshop on 12th October 2016 has now taken place. Download the presentations here (PDF will open in a new tab)

Programme

13:00 Welcome Lunch
13.30 Welcome and introduction to the IKC Proof of Concept Industrial Partnership Award Call

John Fisher,  Director of the Medical Technologies IKC

13:50 Overview of the call and how the IKC will support project proposal development and funded projects

Jo Dixon-Hardy, Director of Medical Technologies Innovation; Graeme Howling and Jenny Spear, IKC Technology Innovation Managers

14.20 IKC Industry-Academia Collaborative Project – Case study:

Development of an All Polymer Knee Arthroplasty

Collaboration between Invibio and University of Leeds

Louise Jennings and Adam Briscoe

14.40 IKC Industry-Academia Collaborative Project – Case study:

Development of a Decellularised Heart Valve Replacement

Collaboration between Tissue Regenix and University of Leeds

Eileen Ingham and Gillian McNally

15:00 Panel Question and Answer session
15.30 – 16:30 One-to-one discussion with IKC team
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Translational Proof of Concept Award Launch

Date: November 21, 2014 @ 10:00 AM


Location: The Light, Friends House, Euston Road, London

Arthritis Research UK, the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK, and the Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, have joined together to offer funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential.

The Translational Proof of Concept Awards will provide support for one year with funding of £100,000 to accelerate exciting innovations that support the lives of people with musculoskeletal disorders.

Awards will be accepted from scientists and clinicians in UK universities, and will be judged on the clinical need, potential market opportunity and industry confidence to progress and support the technology to market.

The charity has joined forces with the national Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre to access expertise in product development, speeding up route to market and reducing the risk of late stage failure.

Further information on the call and how to apply can be found on the Translational Proof of Concept Award web page.

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Programme

10.00 Registrations and coffee

10.30 Welcome

10.35 Arthritis Research UK – Fighting the battle against Arthritis, Dr Stephen Simpson, Director of Research, Arthritis Research UK

10.55 Medical Technologies IKC – Innovate faster, develop better technologies, reduce risk, Dr Ceri Williams, Medical Technologies IKC

11.15 Advancing medical technologies for musculoskeletal disorders, Prof Gordon Blunn, UCL

11.35 Arthritis Research UK and Medical Technologies IKC Translational Proof of Concept Award, Dr Mike Raxworthy, University of Leeds

12.05 Q&A, Dr Graeme Howling, Dr Ceri Williams, Dr Mike Raxworthy, Sarah Odoi

12.45 Networking lunch

13.30 1-to-1 surgeries to explore projects: Book a ticket during online registration

15.00 Close

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