Archive for December 2020

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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Medical Technologies IKC shortlisted for prestigious collaboration award

Medical Technologies IKC shortlisted for prestigious collaboration award

The Medical Technologies IKC and Grow MedTech have been shortlisted for The Engineer’s Collaborate to Innovate (C2I) Award in the healthcare and medical category. The awards recognise and celebrate great examples of technology-led engineering collaboration across a range of different disciplines and sectors. The submission highlights its distinctive medical technologies research, innovation and translation system, […]

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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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Lab staff wanted for NHS Test and Trace service

We have received a request from NHS Test and Trace as it is expanding its network of laboratories in the continued effort against COVID-19.  With the winter months ahead, increasing laboratory capacity will be essential.  This expansion has resulted in a number of roles from junior positions utilising a broad skill base, through to senior […]

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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

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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