Materials for demanding environments : cross-sector opportunity

Innovate UK is to invest up to £2 million in technical feasibility studies to explore improving the performance of materials in demanding, extreme and/or aggressive environments.   This competition aims to demonstrate radical or novel improvements in  the performance of...

Boost for UK medical technology innovation

The University of Leeds Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) has won £3 million to continue bringing the best of the UK’s medical technology research to patients. The centre has been a leader in medical technology innovation since it was established in 2009, building...

UK Cell Therapy GMP Manufacturing Capacity and Capability Increases

The Cell Therapy Catapult has published its annual survey of the GMP licensed cell and gene manufacturing capability and capacity in the UK, which shows growth in the cell therapy industry to April 2015. Key findings include: 25% increase in the numbers of highly-skilled staff at cell...

Ask Lily helps older people stay happy in their homes for longer

In a time where the population is living longer and social care is becoming increasingly expensive, it is in everyone’s best interests to help elderly people maintain their independence. Local authorities can take a lead in making this happen. In this column, Cllr Nick Daubney, Leader of...

£37m research project could pave the way for technology-assisted health

A pioneering £37 million research project involving the University of Strathclyde could give people more control over their own health and wellbeing with the aid of digital healthcare services. Initial findings have been published on the progress of the pan-UK programme, called...

EEN Matchmaking Event at the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2015

EEN Matchmaking Event at the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2015  23rd to 24th Sept. 2015, Ghent, Belgium  Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) North West UK invites you to participate in a business-to-business matchmaking event taking place during the Ambient Assisted...

Quantified Self Innovation Contest

IC Tomorrow are pleased to announce their next innovation contest focusing on quantified self and launching Monday 14 September. Quantified self relates to the use of digital technology in self-tracking, monitoring and sensing to improve wellbeing. In particular we will be looking for...

Smart Spaces Speed Networking

Smart Spaces Speed Networking 5.30pm – 8.30pm, Wednesday 30 September 2015 Innovate UK's IC tomorrow programme, in partnership with the  Knowledge Transfer Network , is hosting an exclusive Smart Spaces Speed Networking event to connect leading industry partners...

Next Generation Expression Systems: Matching the needs of tomorrow's products.

The Centre of Excellence in Biopharmaceuticals (COEBP) and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) are hosting a joint meeting on 1st October 2015 at Manchester Institute of Biotechnology – Next Generation Expression Systems: Matching the needs of tomorrow's products.   The...

Enteric Programme Manager

A vacancy has become available for the post of Programme Manager – Enteric HTC to develop, manage and maintain relationships with commercial and allied partners of NIHR Enteric HTC in the development of innovative new technologies in the colorectal and bowel specialties, with a particular...

ETPN Nanomedicine Award 2015

The 2nd edition of the Nanomedicine Award aims to reward projects that have developed innovative solutions based on nanomedicine that can ultimately change the way diseases are treated or diagnosed and that could provide new tools for physicians and large benefits to patients. Open to...
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