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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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NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative

date_range Event date: 01/03/18

In January 2018 the NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technologies Co-operative will become the NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative. The new Surgical MedTech Co-operative will build a new technology network, adding vascular and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery to its colorectal theme. These areas of surgery all face substantial challenges, with many people suffering from diseases that will benefit from […]

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NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative – Launch Meeting

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date_range Event date: 01/03/18

NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative In January 2018, the NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technologies Co-operative will become the NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative.  The new Surgical MedTech Co-operative will build a new technology network, adding vascular and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery to its colorectal theme. These areas of surgery all face substantial challenges, with many people suffering from diseases […]

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NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative Launch Event

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date_range Event date: 07/03/18

Building on the achievements of the NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Leeds (DEC), we have successfully been awarded funding to host the new NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative, one of two NIHR Medtech and In Vitro Diagnostic Co-operatives (MICs) secured in Leeds.

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HGF IP in Healthcare Conference 2018

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date_range Event date: 27/03/18

Join us for the latest updates on intellectual property issues in the pharmaceutical, life science, and medical device fields at HGF’s fourth annual IP in Healthcare Conference.

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Translate: Me – Public and Patient Involvement

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date_range Event date: 11/04/18

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.

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MRC Translation Programmes Information Session

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date_range Event date: 03/05/18

Dr Louise Jones; MRC Head of Translational Research will visit Leeds on Thursday 3 May 2018 to give a presentation with a following Q&A session on the Translational Funding Streams offered by the MRC.

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Case Studies

Introducing the Translate: Me Secondment Scheme

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Introducing the Translate: Me Secondment Scheme For our Translate: Me Secondment campaign, Translate is publishing a series of videos showcasing the experience of its participants. In this first video, Dr Danielle Miles and Dr Sean Clarkson describe the medtech opportunity in the Leeds City Region and why the scheme was introduced. The film also includes […]

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A new model for academic innovation

Sean Clarkson

Research teams that collaborate early have the best chance of successfully getting innovative products into the market, says Dr Sean Clarkson, Technology Innovation Manager at Translate.

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How can universities keep up with the changing face of research commercialisation?

Nat Milton

Technology transfer from academia has come a long way in the last twenty years, but universities still need to be more imaginative and flexible in their business relationships, says Dr Nathaniel Milton, a Principal Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University.

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Blog

Informing research through an insider perspective at the UK’s largest human tissue bank – Fiona Walker

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15/02/18

My name is Fiona Walker and as a senior research technician at the University of Leeds, I support the research and development of novel biological scaffolds. These scaffolds, produced from animal and human tissues, offer a non-immunogenic and cell-free scaffold to aid in the repair of diseased or damaged tissue for patients. They have the capacity to overcome the limitations associated traditional transplant grafts.

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Towards an application for the diagnosis of motor disorders – Thomas Richards

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15/02/18

I am Tom Richards, a PhD student at the University of Leeds, just entering my final year. My interests lie in mapping neural pathways involved in movement in order to determine how muscles are interconnected.

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Developing personalised monitoring for Parkinson’s Disease – Dr Sareen Galbraith & Dr Walied Mowafi

12/02/18

I am a Consultant Neurologist with Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust and I am interested in using sensors to monitor patients with Parkinson’s Disease at home.

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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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