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A new model for academic innovation

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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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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Translate teams up with Devices for Dignity 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 […]

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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 […]

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