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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