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The Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, funded by UKRI 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 UKRI 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
New multi-million pound Asthma Health Technology Fund launched

New multi-million pound Asthma Health Technology Fund launched

The NIHR, EPSRC and Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation have come together to launch a multi-million pound fund to support the development and adoption of asthma health technologies. Vision of the fund:  Health technology can be seen as a scalable and effective solution to some of the greatest areas of unmet need in […]

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Medical Technologies IKC and Versus Arthritis Virtual Conference 2020

Medical Technologies IKC and Versus Arthritis Virtual Conference 2020

Where:Online When:18/11/20 @ 11:00 am

The Medical Technologies IKC Annual Conference is going virtual for 2020. We have teamed up with Versus Arthritis to give you a unique opportunity to hear the latest in medical technology development from both researchers and patients. The conference brings together a network of academics, industrialists, clinicians, patients and regulatory body representatives through lively presentations […]

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Injectable gel for spinal repair progresses to veterinary trial

Injectable gel for spinal repair progresses to veterinary trial

An injectable gel material to repair spinal discs is being tested on elderly sheep in an innovative animal trial funded by the IKC. Sheep with degenerated spinal discs are fitted with a body movement tracker similar to a fitbit. After an initial period of observation, the gel will be injected into the sheep’s affected discs […]

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Medical Technologies IKC update: Impact of COVID-19

Medical Technologies IKC update: Impact of COVID-19

The ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 has significantly impacted the research and innovation community. The nature of the impact is evolving and changing over time, however the IKC team is still working, albeit remotely, from home. We want to reassure you that we are working hard to understand the challenges of this changing landscape, and that […]

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New cross-sector partnership to boost Leeds City Region healthtech sector

New cross-sector partnership to boost Leeds City Region healthtech sector

More than three million citizens across the Leeds City Region are set to benefit as senior leaders from the healthtech industry, the regional enterprise partnership, the NHS, local authorities, and five universities today announced a dynamic, new partnership to accelerate health technology innovation. This bold commitment is the first of its kind in the region. […]

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