Archive for May 2017
Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy to give keynote address at IKC & Regener8 annual conference
Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy will give the key note address at this years conference. The talk will be on ‘The translational journey of electrospun biomaterials designed to improve soft tissue repair.’ Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Botnar Research Centre of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences in Oxford. Dr […]Read More
State of the Relationship Report 2017 highlights Leeds & DePuy Synthes partnership
The fourth annual report on the State of the Relationship between universities, business and policy makers has highlighted the partnership between the University of Leeds and DePuy Synthes. The annual report provides strong examples of university business partnerships with updated metrics on progress in collaboration between universities, business and government in the UK monitor show […]Read More
Med tech sector invited to voice opinion into Government audit
Professionals working in the med tech sector are being urged to complete an online survey to map out local research, innovation and infrastructure strengths across the UK.
The survey will contribute to a Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industry Strategy, to understand the Leeds City Region’s strengths and opportunities in Medical Technologies.Read More
Call for poster submissions: Would you like to present at IKC & Regener8 Conference 2017?
Poster submissions are invited from researchers, developers and innovators from the Regener8 and wider regenerative medicine community. Posters should reflect the core aim of Regener8 and the Medical Technologies IKC, which is to support the translation of university and industry-based research and development in regenerative devices (including enabling and companion technologies) into commercial products and […]Read More
Heart device on trial that could save the NHS £200 million a year
A new cardiac scanning device that could save the NHS £200 million a year is being trialled at four of the UK’s largest emergency departments (Bristol, Nottingham, Leicester and Sheffield). The British-made Vitalscan device, which has been developed by Creavo Medical Technologies and could revolutionise the way patients with chest pain are managed in emergency […]Read More
Innovate UK-MoST funding for treatment of early osteoarthritis
A Proof of Concept Award funded as part of our partnership with Arthritis Research UK in 2015 has successfully secured a £2m Innovate UK-MoST grant, under UK-China Research and Innovation Bridges Competition 2015 scheme. The grant was awarded to continue the development of novel osteochondral scaffold technology for early intervention of osteoarthritis. Osteochondral scaffold technology, […]Read More
Call for submissions: Would you like to present at IKC-Regener8 Conference 2017?
Like last year, we’re opening up a session of the conference for crowdsourced content. This means anyone (who fulfils the criteria) can apply to present. The proposals judged the best (by the event committee) will go to a vote across the IKC-Regener8 and wider med tech community to decide who they most want to see […]Read More
World-leading medical engineering shown to Minister
Cutting-edge developments in medical technology have been demonstrated to Government Health Minister Lord Prior, during a fact-finding mission to Leeds. Both the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have built up significant expertise in this field, much of it through partnership working and sharing the expertise of staff. The University has a […]Read More
Creavo’s Vitalscan receives CE mark
Creavo’s Vitalscan receives CE mark Creavo Medical Technologies, an emerging British company developing diagnostics technology for acute medical settings, is today (24 November 2016) pleased to announce that its first device, Vitalscan, has received CE mark registration, enabling market launch in Europe. The successful receipt of the CE mark means that the device will now […]Read More
University to lead medical technologies audit
A University of Leeds-led consortium has been chosen by the Government to carry out an audit of research, innovation and industry in medical technologies. The Science Innovation Audit contract, announced in today’s Autumn Statement, was awarded in recognition of the Leeds City Region consortium’s significant expertise and strength in this field. The audit will explore how […]Read More