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Sheffield Hallam welcomes first start-up to its £900k Wellbeing Accelerator programme

7 April 2020

Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) has welcomed the first start-up business to its £900,000 Wellbeing Accelerator programme. Footfalls & Heartbeats, a Nottingham-based intelligent textiles business, will access state-of-the-art laboratories, business support packages and specialist facilities to help bring its products to market and improve people’s quality of life. Sheffield Hallam welcomes first start-up to its £900k Wellbeing Accelerator programme

Industry-led Proof of Feasibility funding call now open

4 March 2020

The Industry-led Proof of Feasibility call is a new package of support available, up to £20,000 , for small and medium-sized enterprises to develop innovative medical technologies by connecting with academic capability within the Grow MedTech consortium. Industry-led Proof of Feasibility funding call now open

Medipex Welcomes its New Member of Staff

2 December 2019

The team at Medipex are delighted to be welcoming Phil Goodwin as out new Innovation Manager. Phil will primarily be using his knowledge and expertise in the management of digital innovations, but also a wide range of projects that Medipex are currently involved with. His role will also be to engage with NHS professionals at various levels, inventors, developers, buyers, through his existing network and creating new relationships. Learn more about our talented and experienced team, working to bring your ideas to life. Medipex Welcomes its New Member of Staff

We are recruiting...

20 September 2019

Medipex is recruiting - We have a vacancy for a new Innovation Manager to join our core team of highly experienced staff, and to provide technology transfer services to Medipex NHS member organisations, University researchers and MedTech companies. We are recruiting...

Grow MedTech 2019 Annual Conference

9 August 2019

After a successful launch last year, Grow MedTech and Translate MedTech are back with our 2019 Annual Conference – a unique opportunity to learn more about current medtech being developed in the Leeds and Sheffield City Regions. Grow MedTech 2019 Annual Conference

Sheffield firms sign partnership deal

28 May 2019

Two Sheffield companies, Arquella and Elaros, have signed a partnership deal to develop new products for care homes. The deal matches Arquella’s understanding of the care home sector, with Elaros’ expertise in digital health products. Together, the two companies hope to expand their reach into the care home market. Sheffield firms sign partnership deal

GP’s out-of-hours platform launches in Leeds

5 April 2019

A multi-award-winning app, called Doc Abode, which matches the availability, expertise and location of GPs to the needs of NHS patients who require an out-of-hours home visit is being launched in partnership with Local Care Direct in the Leeds area. GP’s out-of-hours platform launches in Leeds

Doc Abode awarded best Workforce Innovation at HSJ Partnership Awards

22 March 2019

DocAbode has been named best workforce innovation at the 2019 HSJ Partnership Awards at a ceremony this week held in Westminster, London. The prestigious awards showcase the most effective partnerships between the private and third sector and the NHS - in collaborations that are making a substantial difference, delivering value for money and improving patients’ lives - through sector leading innovation and exceptional dedication to top quality service. Doc Abode awarded best Workforce Innovation at HSJ Partnership Awards