Archive for April 2020

Call re-opened: £100,000 Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

Call re-opened: £100,000 Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

Versus Arthritis and the IKC are offering proof of concept funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential. The Proof of Concept Awards provide support and up to £100,000 to accelerate exciting innovations that help the lives of people with musculoskeletal conditions. Proposals are accepted from scientists, clinicians and allied health care professionals at eligible UK […]

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UKRI funding call: Ideas to address COVID-19

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are inviting proposals for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. UKRI will support excellent proposals of 12-18 months duration which meet at least one of the following: new research or innovation with a clear impact pathway that has the […]

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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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Industry-Led Proof of Feasibility funding call with Grow MedTech

Grow MedTech have launched an Industry-led Proof of Feasibility call, a new package of support available for small and medium-sized enterprises to develop new medical technologies by connecting to academic capability within our partner universities. Businesses can access the specialist expertise needed by teaming up with the relevant Grow MedTech researchers to de-risk and advance […]

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Call for patient and public representatives in MedTech

If you are a patient, a family member or carer of a patient, or a person living with a long term condition, and are interested in supporting the development of new medical technologies, Grow MedTech is currently recruiting patient and public representatives. Opportunities to be involved in Grow MedTech activities include: Opportunity Management Panels Strategic […]

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BORS Annual Meeting 2020

The British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS) Annual Meeting will be held at The University of Bath on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 September 2020. Abstract submission is now open with a deadline of Thursday 30 April. Further details can be found on the BORS website.

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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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Inspiring innovation on an international stage

Leeds and the City Region takes its place on the international stage this January, with visitors from across the world seeing first-hand how Leeds inspires innovation. The visit is part of a prestigious programme, offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Global Programs. The MIT programme shares experiences of building innovation driven ecosystems in […]

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