Archive for Funding call
IKC Translational Proof of Concept Awards – Briefing, Launch and Q&A
Date: October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
Location: Weetwood Hall, Leeds
Academics and researchers working in close collaboration with medical technology industry partners can apply for £100,000 FEC from the Medical Technologies IKC to undertake proof of concept projects in Regenerative Medical Devices & Medical Devices with Enhanced Regenerative Functions.
Further details on the call and awards can be found on the Medical Technologies IKC website funding page.
The Expression of Interest Briefing Workshop on 12th October 2016 has now taken place. Download the presentations here (PDF will open in a new tab)
|13.30||Welcome and introduction to the IKC Proof of Concept Industrial Partnership Award Call
John Fisher, Director of the Medical Technologies IKC
|13:50||Overview of the call and how the IKC will support project proposal development and funded projects
Jo Dixon-Hardy, Director of Medical Technologies Innovation; Graeme Howling and Jenny Spear, IKC Technology Innovation Managers
|14.20||IKC Industry-Academia Collaborative Project – Case study:
Development of an All Polymer Knee Arthroplasty
Collaboration between Invibio and University of Leeds
Louise Jennings and Adam Briscoe
|14.40||IKC Industry-Academia Collaborative Project – Case study:
Development of a Decellularised Heart Valve Replacement
Collaboration between Tissue Regenix and University of Leeds
Eileen Ingham and Gillian McNally
|15:00||Panel Question and Answer session|
|15.30 – 16:30||One-to-one discussion with IKC team|
Translational Proof of Concept Award Launch
Date: November 21, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
Location: The Light, Friends House, Euston Road, London
Arthritis Research UK, the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK, and the Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, have joined together to offer funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential.
The Translational Proof of Concept Awards will provide support for one year with funding of £100,000 to accelerate exciting innovations that support the lives of people with musculoskeletal disorders.
Awards will be accepted from scientists and clinicians in UK universities, and will be judged on the clinical need, potential market opportunity and industry confidence to progress and support the technology to market.
The charity has joined forces with the national Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre to access expertise in product development, speeding up route to market and reducing the risk of late stage failure.
Further information on the call and how to apply can be found on the Translational Proof of Concept Award web page.
10.00 Registrations and coffee
10.35 Arthritis Research UK – Fighting the battle against Arthritis, Dr Stephen Simpson, Director of Research, Arthritis Research UK
10.55 Medical Technologies IKC – Innovate faster, develop better technologies, reduce risk, Dr Ceri Williams, Medical Technologies IKC
11.15 Advancing medical technologies for musculoskeletal disorders, Prof Gordon Blunn, UCL
11.35 Arthritis Research UK and Medical Technologies IKC Translational Proof of Concept Award, Dr Mike Raxworthy, University of Leeds
12.05 Q&A, Dr Graeme Howling, Dr Ceri Williams, Dr Mike Raxworthy, Sarah Odoi
12.45 Networking lunch
13.30 1-to-1 surgeries to explore projects: Book a ticket during online registration
15.00 CloseRead More Book Now