Archive for February 2020

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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£100,000 Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

£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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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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