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Translate Medical Technologies has launched support packages totalling more than £200,000 – in-kind and cash – to help academics, companies and healthcare professionals in the Leeds City Region progress new medical technologies. The packages are available to academics, businesses and clinicians to host challenge, innovation and consultation workshops. New innovation projects from the workshops could […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Translate: Me – Secondment opportunity at Medipex We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher or early career academic (based at one of the Translate partner universities: University of Bradford, University of Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett University, University of Leeds, University of York) who is interested in learning about accelerating knowledge transfer by bringing together the necessary key […]Read more
This workshop aims to raise awareness about the benefits of involvement, help researchers think about how and when to involve public, patients and carers, and offers researchers a chance to develop a plan for involvement through activities and discussion.Read more Book now
This one-day workshop will explore all aspects of the medical device development process. For example: Why good ideas fail – Budgetary issues; IP; the wrong team; commercially not viable; technology obsolescence; misleading or unachievable outcomes; not understanding the process; not being receptive to change.Read more Book now
Leeds Beckett University presents Research Based Innovations in Healthy Ageing Symposium. This free to attend event will consist of a number of academic presentations on innovative evidence based approaches that range from nutritional and exercise to behavioural interventions, as a means to promote healthy ageing.Read more Book now
Getting involved in the Translate programme brings significant value to researchers with early stage technologies, according to Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Huddersfield, Joe Sweeney. Professor Sweeney has developed a simple chemical process to create florescent compounds, but needed support to develop clinical applications for the technology.Read more
As the University of York’s academic lead in the Translate partnership, Dr Stephen Smith uses his expertise in developing and commercialising technologies to advise on the support offered through the Translate programme.
A reader in the Department of Electronics at York, Dr Smith is co-founder of a spin out company developing technology to help diagnose and manage the treatment of people with Parkinson’s disease. As such, he has first-hand knowledge of how to handle the complex challenges of commercialisation within the Medtech sector – insight that is valuable for advising Translate where it might offer additional support to projects.Read more
A new partnership between Translate and the Digital Health Enterprise Zone (DHEZ), at the University of Bradford, is investigating innovative ways to support the recovery of people with mental health issues.
The collaboration is aiming to kick-start the development of new technologies that will allow mental-health service users to remotely access and participate in ‘Recovery Colleges’ – educational courses designed to help people better understand and manage their mental health.Read more