The Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, funded by EPSRC, brings businesses together with world-class experts to accelerate the commercial development of new medical technology products and services.

 

The Medical Technologies IKC facilitates collaboration between companies, engineers, scientists and clinicians to develop innovative technologies that help the body repair and restore function.

Working in partnership with us provides the opportunity to:

  • speed up route to market
  • work with world-leading experts to ensure products and services are fit for purpose
  • reduce the risk of late-stage failure
  • access resources to support innovation for new product development

The Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, funded by EPSRC, brings businesses together with world-class experts to accelerate the commercial development of new medical technology products and services.

 

The Medical Technologies IKC facilitates collaboration between companies, engineers, scientists and clinicians to develop innovative technologies that help the body repair and restore function.

Working in partnership with us provides the opportunity to:

  • speed up route to market
  • work with world-leading experts to ensure products and services are fit for purpose
  • reduce the risk of late-stage failure
  • access resources to support innovation for new product development
Best foot forward for technology

Best foot forward for technology

Collaboration with clinicians and NHS Blood and Transplant is enabling the evaluation of an existing technology to help prevent foot ulcers in diabetic patients. Nerve damage caused by diabetes can cause the foot to change shape, losing fatty areas that provide protection to the bones. The increased pressure on the skin can lead to ulcers […]

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£100,000 Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

£100,000 Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are planning to re-start this call in June 2020. This position will be frequently reviewed as the national situation evolves, full details can be found on the Versus Arthritis website. Versus Arthritis and the IKC are offering proof of concept funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential. The […]

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Biomimetic scaffold for large joint repairs

Biomimetic scaffold for large joint repairs

A UCL team working to design an osteochondral scaffold that can repair large joint defects has been awarded an Innovate UK grant to develop ways of manufacturing the device. The early development of the biomimetic scaffold was supported through the IKC’s partnership with Arthritis Research UK, which enabled it to be tested in sheep and […]

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Swedish delegation visits Leeds for healthtech tour

Swedish delegation visits Leeds for healthtech tour

A select group of healthcare leaders from Sweden visited Leeds this week to hear about the city’s renowned, innovative strengths in health technologies. Leeds Academic Health Partnership hosted the tour for 12 Swedish Medtech visitors. After a brief introduction to the history of healthtech in Leeds, representatives from Leeds Academic Health Partnership, Yorkshire and Humber […]

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IKC Annual Conference 2019 – Bench to bedside: generating critical evidence

IKC Annual Conference 2019 – Bench to bedside: generating critical evidence

Where:Leeds When:21/06/19 @ 10:00 am

Returning in 2019, the Medical Technologies IKC Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to hear the latest in medical technology development. The conference brings together the IKC’s network of academics, industrialists, clinicians and regulatory body representatives through lively presentations and active networking. Sessions include: Updates from our most successfully translated projects Presentations from our partner […]

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IKC & Regener8 Annual Review 2018

IKC & Regener8 Annual Review 2018

Reporting on activities and achievements from Medical Technologies IKC, featuring more than 20 case studies in six clinical application areas.

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