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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
credentis acquired by vVardis – becoming R&D powerhouse in oral care and dental

credentis acquired by vVardis – becoming R&D powerhouse in oral care and dental

vVardis, the recently launched personal oral care brand by Dres Abivardi, has acquired credentis, a company founded in 2010 to develop and commercialise self-assembling peptide (SAP) technologies patented by the University of Leeds. The credentis and vVardis’ partnership has developed a unique vVardis oral care product line, and now credentis will become the research and […]

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EPSRC LCMH Research Showcase and Future Directions event READ MORE

EPSRC LCMH Research Showcase and Future Directions event

Where:Online When:05/07/21 @ 12:02 pm

5-6 July 2021 An exciting showcase and future directions event from the EPSRC Liverpool Centre for Mathematics in Healthcare (LCMH), established in 2015 at the University of Liverpool in partnership with Lancaster University and Liverpool John Moores University. The programme brings together academic researchers, clinicians and industry to share latest research findings and celebrate how […]

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MedTech: EU MDR Exchange virtual event READ MORE

MedTech: EU MDR Exchange virtual event

Where:Online When:15/06/21 @ 10:00 am

Book now On 15-17 June, an unmissable speaker line-up including 30+ leading industry experts, 10 Notified Body representatives and the EU Commission will be coming together online at the MedTech: EU MDR Exchange virtual event. Join them to benefit from direct feedback on the latest regulatory implementation experiences across three focused tracks: EU MDR Clinical […]

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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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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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Five new proof of concept projects awarded funding from Versus Arthritis

Five new proof of concept projects awarded funding from Versus Arthritis

The IKC and Versus Arthritis have awarded 5 new proof of concept projects for funding of up to £100k, to accelerate innovation in the treatment of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. The IKC’s technology innovation managers will support these projects for the duration of the funding (up to 2 years), aiming to progress to the next stage […]

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