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EnterpriseTECH now Open!

Are you a PhD, postdoc, early career academic or research-related member of staff at the School of Technology, the School of Physical Sciences, the School of Biological Sciences; or the School of Clinical Medicine? Would you like the opportunity to develop skills in entrepreneurship while [...]

2019-10-17T13:20:07+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

CRASH-3: a win for patients with traumatic brain injury

Early treatment with tranexamic acid could save ‘hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide’ According to a major study published in The Lancet on 14th October 2019, tranexamic acid could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients by as much as 20%, depending on the [...]

2019-10-15T15:01:46+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Cambridge MedTech Foundation’s Innovation Programme now open!

Cambridge MedTech Foundation - Innovation Programme CALL FOR CLINICAL NEEDS The Innovation Programme is an annual education event that runs as two month ‘table-top’ exercise intended to teach the skills required to design, develop and market a novel technological solution to a [...]

2019-09-27T15:43:02+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: News|

Cambridge is the leading European Centre for Brain Injury Research with three Clinical School Academics in the top 15 of World Experts

Congratulations to the Cambridge Acute Brain Injury team which has been listed as the leading European Brain Injury Research Centre in Europe based on Expertscape - a website that objectively ranks people and institutions by their expertise. Well done to David Menon (Medicine) who was ranked [...]

2019-09-24T13:14:46+00:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

Mike Barnes Innovation Award 2019 is open!

The Mike Barnes Award for Innovation 2019 is an initiative organised by UKABIF (The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum), sponsored by Cygnet Health and is being run in collaboration with the Brain Injury MIC.  The Award is open for entries from everyone with an innovative [...]

2019-09-10T09:37:43+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Funding Opportunity for Stroke Rehabilitation and Diagnostic technologies!

MedCity and Stroke Association have entered in a collaboration to deliver a new call of Collaborate to Innovate for the support of stroke patients. As we know the long-term effects of stroke are wide-ranging, leaving many patients living with complex challenges that severely impact [...]

2019-08-13T10:12:00+00:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: News|

NHS Readiness Events by Eastern AHSN coming!

The Eastern Academic Health Science Network is holding a series of events aimed at healthcare companies and innovators who need advice and support to sell their transformative healthcare products to the NHS. The free events take place across the eastern region and are supported by [...]

2019-07-02T11:57:53+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|

SBRI Healthcare Competitions – New Opportunities!

SBRI Healthcare are pleased to announce that the next funding competition will launch on 24 June 2019. Companies and organisations are being invited to bid for funding to develop solutions to challenges in: Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), including the following sub-categories:  Detection and Prevention [...]

2019-06-17T13:22:19+00:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

BITT Tank 2019 was a success!

Brain Injury Technologies Think (BITT) Tank presents: VR/AR Technologies for Brain Health On 4th April, in the scenic venue of Madingley Hall, we held another of our BITT Tank events focusing this year on Virtual and Augmented Reality for  Brain Health. The event was [...]

2019-06-16T15:18:04+00:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: News, Past events|