Archive for January 2018

£500,000 Arthritis Research UK: Translational Medical Technologies Development Fund – high number of applications received

£500,000 Arthritis Research UK: Translational Medical Technologies Development Fund – high number of applications received

October saw the launch of the Arthritis Research UK: Translational Medical Technologies Development Fund with up to £100,000 available for each successful application demonstrating a clear commercial solution to a Musculoskeletal (MSK) clinical need underpinned by first class research and strong clinical and patient involvement.

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TiGenix purchased by Takeda

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has announced that it has acquired TiGenix N.V. for €520m (£460m).

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Siemens to float medical solutions division

Healthineers, Siemens’s MedTech (medical imaging and diagnostics) division, is to be the subject of an initial public offering (IPO) by the company who expected it to reach a value of around €40bn (S$65b).

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Inspiring innovation in the medical devices sector – MeDe wins Collaborate To Innovate 2017 Award!

One of the Regener8 and IKC’s sister organisations, the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe) has won the Academic Innovator award in the Medical and Healthcare category for 2017.

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CGT Catapult to Collaborate with Oxford MEStar and AK (Suzhou) Biomedical as Part of Jiangsu-UK Industrial Challenge Programme

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult announce collaboration with Oxford MEStar and AK (Suzhou) Biomedical.

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Government recognition for Leeds City Region medtech expertise

Government recognition for Leeds City Region medtech expertise

Research into innovative medical technologies has been recognised in the Government’s Industrial Strategy Life Sciences Sector Deal.

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New N8 Research Partnership director appointed

The N8 Research Partnership (N8), a collaboration of the North’s eight leading research universities, including Leeds, has announced the appointment of Dr Annette Bramley as its new director. N8 is the partnership body for the universities of Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, and York and aims to maximise the impact of this research […]

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Proof of Concept Fund launched by Arthritis Research UK

Proof of Concept Fund launched by Arthritis Research UK

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 proof of concept funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential.

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Creavo Medical Technologies secures U.S. FDA 510(k) approval for ground-breaking rule-out scanning device

Creavo Medical Technologies secures U.S. FDA 510(k) approval for ground-breaking rule-out scanning device

Technology has the potential to revolutionise emergency department triage of chest pain patients

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Success of the IKC Proof of Concept Awards

A total of 26 applications have been reviewed for the Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) Industry Partnered Proof of Concept (PoC) Awards in Regenerative Medical Devices and Medical Devices with Enhanced Regenerative Functions. The awards scheme, launched in September 2016, was open to all institutions eligible to Research Council funding, with the aim of accelerating […]

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