Archive for September 2019

New online MedTech courses available on Future Learn

The University of Leeds have launched five new free online learning courses focusing on medtech. These are available to anyone and can be completed as a series or as standalone units. The courses will start on 30th September and run for a period of 8 weeks, and are then repeated until May 2020. The modules […]

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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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Innovate UK commissions new survey on impact of new EU Medical Device Regulations for UK SMEs

Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/InnovateUKMDRsurvey This survey is an opportunity for UK SMEs to provide input and feedback to help inform decision making processes within UK Government Agencies regarding specific problems and support needs associated with implementation of the MDR. The MDR came into force on 25 May 2017 with a three year transition period meaning it will be fully […]

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CEO of LightOx announced as keynote speaker at IKC Conference

Dr Sam Whitehouse, CEO of LightOx Ltd has been announced as keynote speaker at IKC Conference, taking place on 21 June. Register now About Dr Whitehouse Dr Whitehouse is an experienced board member with executive experience in both innovation and service based companies.  Overseeing the development and commercialisation of world leading products for healthcare products […]

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Call for project definitions: Technology (proof of concept) and clinical evidence projects

Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region: Driving economic growth, improving health and care – Strength in Places Fund In July 2018, an expression of interest led by Professor John Fisher was submitted on Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region: Driving economic growth, improving health and care to UK Research & Innovation’s Strength in Places Fund.  The […]

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Vacancy: Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

Vacancy: Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

As a key member of the team, you will contribute towards shaping the strategic research direction of Medical Technologies to maximise research impact and external income.

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Nexus builds momentum as it nears spring opening

With its Spring 2019 opening drawing closer, the University of Leeds’ new innovation hub, Nexus, has had a strong start to Autumn with a series of new appointments, industry events and an upsurge in occupier and partnership interest. Nexus has bolstered its team with the appointment of two experienced figures from the worlds of research […]

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Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

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.

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Creavo launches largest US study of its kind

Creavo launches largest US study of its kind

Creavo, a University of Leeds spin-out supported by the IKC in phase 1, has produced a new cardiac diagnostic device which is being trialled extensively in the US.

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NBIC 1st Proof of Concept Call now open till 24th Aug 2018

In their first Proof of Concept, the NBIC are looking for proposals that involve a joint collaboration between at least one Company (micro, SME or large) or stakeholder with a UK presence and one (or more) UK University / Research Institution, which should be a part of the NBIC consortium.

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