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We translate: ideas and inventions into commercial opportunities and clinical applications

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We translate: cutting-edge innovation processes into bespoke skills development programmes

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We translate: clinical and commercial needs into industry-inspired collaborative research

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News

Round 2: Translate funding to accelerate med tech development

07/06/17

Round 2: Translate funding to accelerate med tech development Translate Medical Technologies has launched its second round of support packages (totalling more than £200,000) – in-kind and cash – to help academics, companies and healthcare professionals in the Leeds City Region to progress new medical technologies. Each project supported and developed in partnership with the […]

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Med tech sector invited to voice opinion into Government audit

27/03/17

Professionals working in the med tech sector are being urged to complete an online survey to map out local research, innovation and infrastructure strengths across the UK. The survey will contribute to a Science and Innovation Audit (SIA) on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industry Strategy, to understand the Leeds City Region’s […]

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Events

NIHR Invention for Innovation Workshop

date_range Event date: 21/09/17

The University of Leeds Industry Engagement Academy is please to host the NIHR Innovation for Invention (i4i) programme workshop as part of its translation pathway workshops.

The NIHR i4i award is a translational funding scheme, advancing healthcare technologies, devices and interventions for increased patient benefit in areas of existing or emerging clinical need.

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West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference

date_range Event date: 22/09/17

West Yorkshire’s Future Starts Here – A day of discussion and opportunity with our region’s business and public sector leaders.

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Case Studies

Science and Innovation Audit: Leeds City Region Medical Technologies

In autumn 2015, the UK Government announced Science and Innovation Audits (SIAs) to catalyse a new approach to regional economic development. In the Leeds City Region, we focused on our strengths in medical technologies.

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Video: Translate in Action

In this short film, key leaders and participants in the programme describe how Translate is driving the development of new medical technologies in our region.

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Matching emerging technologies with growing markets

Matching emerging technologies with growing markets The small, sensitive and low-cost silicon biosensor technologies being developed by Professor Thomas Krauss and his team at the University of York have the potential to transform personalised medicine – but in such a competitive field, being first to market is everything. Since the autumn of 2016, Translate has […]

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Blog

From researcher to policy officer – Alexandra Smyth

09/08/17

From researcher to policy officer – Alexandra Smyth Current Organisation: University of Leeds Current Position: Post-Doctoral Researcher Secondment organisation: Translate Researcher in career crisis My name is Alexandra Smyth and I am currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher. I was a student in the final year of my PhD when I started panicking about my future career […]

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A secondment? The chance to access a unique experience – Dr Elena Mancuso

29/06/17

A secondment? The chance to access a unique experience – Dr Elena Mancuso Current Organisation: University of Leeds Current Position: Medical Technologies Research Fellow Secondment organisation: Medipex Expanding my current knowledge and professional network My name is Elena Mancuso and I am a Research Fellow within the IMPRESS (Incontinence-Management-and-Prevention-through-Engineering-and-Sciences) network at the University of Leeds. […]

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Introducing flexibility to my work – Dr Christopher Russell

07/06/17

My name is Dr Christopher Russell and I am a postdoctoral researcher currently based in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds. I am presently working on a multi-disciplinary research project to design and fabricate neural electrodes to be utilised for brain-machine interfaces.

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Our partners

Translate: Medical Technologies in the Leeds City Region is a partnership of universities in the Leeds City Region with world-class expertise in the development of new medical technologies.

Translate will develop nationally leading capability in Medical Technology Innovation in the Leeds City Region, establishing a sustainable community of academic, industry and clinical partners that are connected and committed to working in partnership to deliver a strong local economy and patient benefits.

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