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 […]
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.
Translate is joining forces with healthcare technology organisation, Devices for Dignity, to find new ways to improve the lives of patients with chronic health conditions. Devices for Dignity (D4D) is one of eight Healthcare Technology Co-operatives funded by the National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR). Its remit is to work closely with patient groups to […]
Double support for digital health technologies A partnership between Translate and the Digital Health Enterprise Zone (DHEZ) is helping put University of Bradford research projects on a stronger footing towards commercialisation. DHEZ is a £13 million partnership funded by BT, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council and the UK government. Led by the University of […]
For Translate to achieve its aim of helping Leeds city region universities turn their most promising medical technology research into products that will benefit patients, the programme needs to draw in other partners necessary to the process: industry and clinicians. MediLink – with its extensive network of healthcare organisations and companies – is the perfect […]
More than a million people in the UK are expected to be living with some form of dementia by 2025. Assistive technologies are crucial to tackling this growing challenge, to address complex issues in independence and care. Leeds City Region universities have extensive expertise in dementia care and support and in developing assistive technologies. The […]