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CEO of LightOx announced as keynote speaker at IKC Conference

CEO of LightOx announced as keynote speaker at IKC Conference

Dr Sam Whitehouse, CEO of LightOx Ltd has been announced as keynote speaker at IKC Conference, taking place on 21 June. Register now About Dr Whitehouse Dr Whitehouse is an experienced board member with executive experience in both innovation and service based companies.  Overseeing the development and commercialisation of world leading products for healthcare products […]

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Call for project definitions: Technology (proof of concept) and clinical evidence projects

Call for project definitions: Technology (proof of concept) and clinical evidence projects

Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region: Driving economic growth, improving health and care – Strength in Places Fund In July 2018, an expression of interest led by Professor John Fisher was submitted on Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region: Driving economic growth, improving health and care to UK Research & Innovation’s Strength in […]

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Vacancy: Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

Vacancy: Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

As a key member of the team, you will contribute towards shaping the strategic research direction of Medical Technologies to maximise research impact and external income.

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Nexus builds momentum as it nears spring opening

With its Spring 2019 opening drawing closer, the University of Leeds’ new innovation hub, Nexus, has had a strong start to Autumn with a series of new appointments, industry events and an upsurge in occupier and partnership interest. Nexus has bolstered its team with the appointment of two experienced figures from the worlds of research […]

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Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

Versus Arthritis and the IKC are offering proof of concept funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential.

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Creavo launches largest US study of its kind

Creavo launches largest US study of its kind

Creavo, a University of Leeds spin-out supported by the IKC in phase 1, has produced a new cardiac diagnostic device which is being trialled extensively in the US.

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NBIC 1st Proof of Concept Call now open till 24th Aug 2018

In their first Proof of Concept, the NBIC are looking for proposals that involve a joint collaboration between at least one Company (micro, SME or large) or stakeholder with a UK presence and one (or more) UK University / Research Institution, which should be a part of the NBIC consortium.

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Innovate UK and OLS partner to offer up to £1.5 million in grants

The Office for Life Sciences (OLS) is partnering with Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest up to £1.5 million. They aim to support developers of innovative medicines, medical devices, diagnostics and regulated digital technology in evaluating their product in a real world clinical setting.

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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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