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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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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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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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Call re-opened: £100,000 Proof of Concept funding call with Versus Arthritis

Call re-opened: £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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UKRI funding call: Ideas to address COVID-19

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are inviting proposals for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. UKRI will support excellent proposals of 12-18 months duration which meet at least one of the following: new research or innovation with a clear impact pathway that has the […]

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Medical Technologies IKC update: Impact of COVID-19

Medical Technologies IKC update: Impact of COVID-19

The ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 has significantly impacted the research and innovation community. The nature of the impact is evolving and changing over time, however the IKC team is still working, albeit remotely, from home. We want to reassure you that we are working hard to understand the challenges of this changing landscape, and that […]

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