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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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DigiHealth UK: Harnessing Technology and Innovation

date_range Event date: 17/10/17

During one of the most complex and challenging times for the NHS, an accelerated drive to improve efficiency and use of technology has been put at the forefront of national and local strategies. The aim is to deliver better care and meet rising demand for services by taking advantage of the available resources, data and technologies.

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Case Studies

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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From space engineering to medical technologies

For computer scientist and engineer Professor Dorothy Monekosso, the Translate programme has provided an invaluable link to potential end users: the clinicians, commissioners, service providers and patients who might benefit from the technologies she develops.

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Blog

My Secondment: using Virtual Reality to improve healthcare – Viswadeep Saranghi

22/08/17

I am a PhD student at the Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of York. I am exploring the applications of cutting edge technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) to improve healthcare, both diagnostics and rehabilitation aspects of medical procedures. The key aspect of the innovation relies on the style of walking (gait), which has been used by doctors and clinicians for decades, but in a very traditional and qualitative sense.

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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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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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