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IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference 2018

IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference 2018

Date: June 29, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Location: Leeds

The Medical Technologies IKC and Regener8 are back in 2018 to host a one-day conference on 29th June, focussing on best practice in translating regenerative devices – a potential £1bn industry in the UK.

The full programme will be announced in 2018, secure your place now to avoid disappointment.

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IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference 2017 – ‘Widening markets, extending reach, growing capability’

IKC & Regener8 Annual Conference 2017 – ‘Widening markets, extending reach, growing capability’

Date: June 23, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Location: Horizon, Leeds

The Medical Technologies IKC and Regener8 are to host a one-day conference, focussing on best practice in translating regenerative devices – a potential £1bn industry in the UK.

A conference programme is below:


8.45 Registration and refreshments
9:30 Welcome

Professor Mike Raxworthy University of Leeds

9:40 Keynote speaker: The translational journey of electrospun biomaterials designed to improve soft tissue repair

Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy (NDORMS, Oxford)

Regenerative Devices: Widening technology markets – Dental

Chaired by Professor David Wood

10:10 Design and Manufacture of Modified Nanoscale Hydroxyapatite to Address Unmet Clinical Needs in Dental & Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr Caroline Wilcock – University of Sheffield

10:25 Near-IR Mode-locked Laser Assisted Sintering and Morphological Engineering of Dental Biomaterials – A new approach for the restoration of damaged enamel tissue

Professor Animesh Jha, University of Leeds

10:40 Tissue repair capacity of a prototype antimicrobial-releasing scaffold: dental applications

Dr Giuseppe Tronci, University of Leeds

Dr Lorenzo Pio Serino, Neotherix Ltd

10:55 Community-showcase: Full digital 3D reconstruction and manufacturing of patient-specific maxillofacial implants

Mr Jensen Aw, Attenborough Dental

Mr Edward Attenborough, Attenborough Dental

11.10 1-minute poster pitches

Chaired by Professor Mike Raxworthy

11.30 Coffee break
Extending the reach of innovation best-practice

Chaired by Helen Hurman,  Head of Research Operations at Arthritis Research UK

12.15 Osteochondral Scaffold Bioengineering- Understanding the Challenges

Dr Chaozong Liu, University College London

12.30 Osteochondral scaffold design – lessons from pre-clinical trial of a novel patient-specific biphasic scaffold

Dr Frances Henson, University of Cambridge

12.45 Lunch, poster viewing and networking
Accelerating technologies closer to market

Chaired by Professor Eileen Ingham

14:15 Novel arthroscopic regenerative device: From lab to license, via PoC funding

Dr Thomas Baboolal, University of Leeds

14:30 Community-showcase: Turning your discoveries into approved products with beneficial collaborative approaches

Dr Antoine Alves Senior Research Pathologist, NAMSA

14:45 Community-showcase:  Reducing stress shielding in total knee arthroplasty

Mr Ram Venkatesh, Leeds Teaching Hospitals;

Prof Nico Verdonschot, Radboud University Medical Center;

Dr Adam Brisco, Invibio Ltd

15.00 Decellularised dermis: Pre-clinical and clinical evaluation

Richard Lomas, NHSBT

David Russell, LGI

15:15 Poster prizes – Professor John Fisher
15:20 Coffee break
Developing effective evidence and adoption strategies

Chaired by Professor Edward Draper

15.40 Making the case for adoption

Deborah Morrison, Senior Scientific Adviser, NICE

15:55 Evidence generation for a new medical device: PICO™ single use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Dr Robin Martin, Smith and Nephew

16:10 Postcards from the Edge: Views from the industry perspective on the experience of the NICE assessment of Holoclar

Professor Chris Bojke, Academic Unit of Health Economics, University of Leeds

16.25 Closing comments – Professor John Fisher
16:40 Close
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