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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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This is Engineering : changing the image of our profession

This is Engineering : changing the image of our profession

‘This is Engineering’ is a new multi-year campaign led by the Royal Academy of Engineering in partnership with eleven major engineering organisations. The IKC and Regener8 at the University of Leeds is proud to be a supporter of this campaign. The campaign will change the perception of engineering amongst young people aged 13-18 through a […]

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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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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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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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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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Science and Innovation Audit published – Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region

Science and Innovation Audit published – Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region

Government, industry and the NHS needs to invest between £200 million and £250 million in the Leeds City Region’s medical technology sector over the next five years, to enable it to exploit opportunities in the global health market – according to a new Science and Innovation audit.

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Tissue Regenix acquires CellRight Technologies

CellRight Technologies, a US-based producer of regenerative osteoinductive bone scaffolds, has been acquired by Tissue Regenix Group plc (TRG). The deal was finalised on 9 August 2017. CellRight, brings a complementary regenerative technology to TRG which can be applied to allograft bone, following a process that removes DNA from tissue, so that malleable applications such […]

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Growth in Vericel’s autologous cell therapy products reported

Vericel’s commercial product line consists of MACI (autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane) for the repair of symptomatic, full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee in adults; Carticel (expanded autologous chondrocytes for the repair of articular cartilage injuries in patients with inadequate responses to prior arthroscopic or other surgical procedures) and Epicel (sheets of a […]

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