Archive for September 2021

Event marks dynamic new era for Leeds City Region healthtech innovation

Event marks dynamic new era for Leeds City Region healthtech innovation

The Leeds City Region Healthtech Catalyst launches in September. It offers free, practical support to healthtech innovators, businesses, entrepreneurs, healthcare providers and commissioners.

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Call for entries: Medipex NHS Innovation Awards and Showcase

Call for entries: Medipex NHS Innovation Awards and Showcase

Entry is now open for the Medipex NHS Innovation Awards and Showcase on 22 September 2021.

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Vacancy: Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

Vacancy: Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

Do you have a proven track record of progressing research in medical technologies towards clinical and commercial application? Do you have excellent project management skills? Are you keen to help drive forward the University’s ambitious plans for growth in this area? The Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering has significant capabilities that support the development […]

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New Healthtech Catalyst to accelerate healthtech innovation and economic growth

New Healthtech Catalyst to accelerate healthtech innovation and economic growth

A wide range of support for businesses, innovators, entrepreneurs healthcare providers and commissioners and researchers goes live this month to catalyse and accelerate economic growth and the adoption of healthtech innovation. The University of Leeds is a core part of the new Healthtech Catalyst, which underpins the ambitions of our regional, cross-sector healthtech partnership. The […]

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Strengthening the knowledge-based economy

Strengthening the knowledge-based economy

The University of Leeds is among the top performing higher education institutions in England for generating impact around its research, according to an analysis by Research England. Research England – a part of UK Research and Innovation – has published its Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF). The framework aligns with many of the University’s key goals to strengthen the economy by sharing its knowledge with business, […]

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Five new proof of concept projects awarded funding from Versus Arthritis

Five new proof of concept projects awarded funding from Versus Arthritis

The IKC and Versus Arthritis have awarded 5 new proof of concept projects for funding of up to £100k, to accelerate innovation in the treatment of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. The IKC’s technology innovation managers will support these projects for the duration of the funding (up to 2 years), aiming to progress to the next stage […]

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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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