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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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Competition: Create digital content that showcases your research at the IKC & Regener8 Conference 2018

Competition: Create digital content that showcases your research at the IKC & Regener8 Conference 2018

Show how your work in Medical Technologies research improves patient lives and supports a growing sector using digital or social media – and you could win £100.

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John Fisher and Eileen Ingham shortlisted for an international inventor prize

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham shortlisted for an international inventor prize

John Fisher and Eileen Ingham – the two inventors of a patented technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue so it is not rejected when transplanted into human bodies – have been shortlisted for the 2018 European Inventor of the Year award. Vote now.

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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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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 closes £13.4m ($17m) funding round

Creavo Medical Technologies closes £13.4m ($17m) funding round

Creavo Medical Technologies, a Medical Technologies IKC partner, has announced that it has raised a further £13.4m ($17m) in equity funding. The round was oversubscribed and exceeded Creavo’s funding target, reflecting strong investor support and endorsement of Creavo’s strategy and team. Led by IP Group plc, the developer of intellectual property-based businesses and working with […]

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Dr Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy to give keynote address at IKC & Regener8 annual conference

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 […]

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State of the Relationship Report 2017 highlights Leeds & DePuy Synthes partnership

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 […]

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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.

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