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Case Studies

As both a PhD student and a post-doc researcher, I was never shy about taking up any training opportunities that were offered to me – and that’s the reason I’m working in medtech today. My background is in chemistry, and my interest in finding applications for my research led me first to biomaterials, then to biomedical engineering and finally to medtech. All these moves were spurred on by training I took part in.

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Elena is a Research Fellow in the IMPRESS network at the University of Leeds (Incontinence Management and Prevention through Engineering and Sciences), developing new technologies for managing and treating incontinence and incontinence-related problems.

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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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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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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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