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Two inventors of a technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue, so it is not rejected when transplanted into human bodies, have been shortlisted for the 2018 European Inventor of the Year award. Now the University of Leeds is calling on people to vote for the invention, to help recognise and celebrate the…
Solving the challenges which hamper Yorkshire’s medical technology experts when they attempt to bring innovative products to market is the focus of a new partnership which aims to make inventions more attractive to investors.
The Faculty of Engineering will be holding a virtual open day on 21st February 2018 for CDT’s in •Bioenergy •Complex Particulate Products & Processes •Fluid Dynamics •Integrated Tribology •Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine – Innovation in Medical & Biological Engineering The CDT Open Day is opportunity for you to learn more about the different programmes, as well as information on…
A new drive to develop skills in the medical technologies sector will be led by the University of Leeds as part of a £6.1 million investment from the Higher Education Council for England (HEFCE). Leeds has been awarded £200k to create a National MedTech Skills Academy, a partnership between educational institutions and medical technologies companies…
iMBE and EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices (MeDe Innovation) won The Engineer magazine’s Academic Innovator award at the Collaborate to Innovate (C2I) Awards 2017. Hosted by the Engineer Magazine, C2I is designed to inspire innovation in the medical devices sector and celebrate innovations in life-changing medical technology and the UK medical devices sector, which…
Research into innovative medical technologies, spanning the Faculties of Engineering and Biological Sciences, has been recognised in the Government’s Industrial Strategy Life Sciences Sector Deal. The deal between government and the life sciences industry, which connects academia and the public sector with major firms worldwide, was announced this week by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy…
On Monday 11th December 2017, 20 CDT TERM students along with members of staff visited the Houses of Parliament.
Eight staff and PhD students from the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (Faculties of Engineering and Biological Science) attended the 10th Anniversary Otley Science Fair on 11th November 2016 interacting with the general public through short workshops. Visitors to the stand ranged from toddlers to pensioners, and everyone in between!
Katherine Timms, 3rd year CDT TERM-iMBE student has been offered a 3 month policy internship at the Royal Society. From September to December 2018 I will be undertaking a 3 month policy internship at The Royal Society. I’ll be working in the wellbeing team; where they evaluate evidence and give policy advice on topics such as…
Dr Sophie Williams, School of Mechanical Engineering, is one of eight researchers awarded a grant to address long-term health challenges through the development of innovative healthcare technologies. Dr Williams’ project, entitled Enhanced surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritis, is designed to improve the understanding of factors leading to impingement – this can occur in the natural hip…