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CDT in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Industry Day

Date: April 27, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Location: Village Urban Resort Leeds North

The CDT TERM – iMBE together with our industry collaborators are pleased to announce an Industry Event which aims to identify and solve industry led challenges and accelerate the development of regenerative medicine therapies and devices.

This meeting brings together clinical, academic and commercial expertise to enhance relationships and to develop research projects that address current challenges in regenerative medicine and medical engineering

  • To enhance relationships with our academics and researchers.
  • To receive updates on current academic challenges
  • To inform our future research
  • To identify key industry challenges
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Accelerating development of regenerative therapies & devices through collaborative PhD studentships

Date: April 28, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

Location: Weetwood Hall, Leeds

The University of Leeds has recently been awarded £3.2 million for a new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine to support 50 PhD studentships.

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The Centre aims to develop effective clinical therapies for the treatment of human diseases and disabilities. We are seeking partners who can help us enhance an industry-driven research programme.  To introduce you to the Centre and our researcher students we are hosting a workshop on 28th April 2014.

Reasons to attend
• CASE studentships offer an excellent way to engage in industry-university collaborations
• In addition to CASE awards, we offer flexible 1,2 or 3 year collaborative research projects.
• Provides a direct link to a large group of the most able young researchers in the field
• Access the latest thinking, tools and techniques in the rapidly developing field of tissue engineering and
regenerative medicine

10.30                   Registration, tea, coffee and networking
11.00                   Welcome
11.05-12.15           Research Showcase
12.15-13.00           Networking Lunch – meet our supervisors and researchers
13.00-13.15           Opportunities for industry through collaborative PhD studentships
Dr Joanne Tipper, Programme Director, CDTTERM, CDTMBE & DTCTERM
13.15 – 14.15         Presentations from Industry Partners – Outlining the benefits of hosting a student placement
14.15 – 14.30         Working with a leading national medical technologies centre
Dr Ceri Williams, Director of Operations, Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre
14.30 – 15.15         Student presentations
15.15-15.30           Tea, coffee and networking
15.30-16.30           Student Presentations on External Placements
16.30                   Close

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37th Leeds iMBE Annual Day Conference & MeDe Innovation Launch

Date: January 10, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Location: The Met Hotel, King Street, Leeds

Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices – the 37th Leeds iMBE Annual Day Conference and EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation) Launch

The 37th Leeds iMBE Annual Day Conference and EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation) Launch will be focussed around “Innovative Manufacturing of Medical Devices” as part of the launch for the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing.

This year’s conference will take place on Friday 10 January, at the Metropole Hotel, King Street, Leeds.

Delegates will hear from respected industry and academic experts and learn how the Institute and Centre is stimulating translation and connecting the medical device community in the UK in order to accelerate manufacturing processes through to business and the clinic.

Conference Programme

10.00   Registration and networking

10.30   Welcome by the Chair – Professor John Fisher

10.35   Introduction to MeDe Innovation – Brian Jones, Orthopaedic Research UK

10.45   MeDe Research Challenge 2: Manufacturing at the Point of Need – Professor Kenny Dalgarno, Newcastle University

11.00   Innovating to meet unseen needs – Constraints in Medical Device Manufacturing – Edward Draper, JRI Ltd

11.15   Personalised Implant Design and Surgical Planning – Daniel Daryaie, Materialise UK Ltd

11.30   Panel discussion: Professor Phil Coates (University of Bradford), Professor Paul Hatton (University of Sheffield),  Giles Profitt (Surgical Innovations), Alan Silman (ARUK), Tim Morley (Smith and Nephew),

12.15 Overview of National Outreach Activities – Dr Ceri Williams, University of Leeds

12.30   Lunch, exhibition and networking

2.00   MeDe Research Challenge 1: Functionally Stratified Design and Manufacture – Professor John Fisher

2.05   You Walk, I Run: Robust, Stratified, Design and Testing for Medical Devices – Graham Issac, DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson

2.20   The Clinical Perspective – Prof Andrew McCaskie, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cambridge

2.30   Product Introduction in the US Market – Steven Kurtz, Exponent Inc

2.40   Panel discussion: Prof David Grant (University of Nottingham), Graham Isaac (DePuy), Steve Kurtz (Exponent), Andrew McCaskie (Addenbrooke’s Hospital), John Wilkinson (MHRA)

3.20   Get involved: Launch of the Feasibility Studies

3.30   Close and networking

3.45   Early Career Researcher Forum – a forum for early career researchers to highlight their concerns, issues and opportunities in a relaxed environment with other early career researchers from across the centre.

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