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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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Secondment Opportunity at Arthritis Research UK


Secondment Opportunity at Arthritis Research UK Are you a PhD student or post-doctoral researcher based at one of the Translate partner universities and looking to broaden your knowledge, skills and networks? Translate is offering an opportunity to work alongside the Research Liaison and Evaluation and Research Awards teams at Arthritis Research UK. This Translate: Me […]

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New partnership to shape the future of medical technology


New partnership to shape the future of medical technology Leeds Beckett University and global research and development company, Axxonet Global, have announced an official partnership which will see the organisations collaborate on cutting-edge medical diagnostics and technology, forensic science and digital security projects. The signing of an official Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement follows the […]

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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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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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Audit provides roadmap to grow regional strength of med tech


Audit provides roadmap to grow regional strength of med tech The recent Science and Innovation Audit for the Leeds City Region identifies the regional strengths of the med tech sector, but also key challenges to be addressed if its potential for economic growth is to be realised, argues Professor John Fisher. Where to begin? When […]

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


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


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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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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