The Medical Technologies IKC is a unique Innovation and Knowledge Centre that brings businesses together with world-class experts to accelerate the commercial development of new medical technology products and services. 

 

The Medical Technologies IKC facilitates collaboration between companies, engineers, scientists and clinicians to develop innovative technologies that help the body repair and restore function.

Working in partnership with us provides the opportunity to:

  • speed up your route to market
  • work with world-leading experts to ensure products and services are fit for purpose
  • reduce the risk of late-stage failure
  • access resources to support innovation for new product development

The Medical Technologies IKC is a unique Innovation and Knowledge Centre that brings businesses together with world-class experts to accelerate the commercial development of new medical technology products and services. 

 

The Medical Technologies IKC facilitates collaboration between companies, engineers, scientists and clinicians to develop innovative technologies that help the body repair and restore function.

Working in partnership with us provides the opportunity to:

  • speed up your route to market
  • work with world-leading experts to ensure products and services are fit for purpose
  • reduce the risk of late-stage failure
  • access resources to support innovation for new product development
Innovative technology for human joint repair

Innovative technology for human joint repair

A key element of the IKC’s work focuses on supporting research to improve the successful integration of implants in the body. A particular emphasis is on composite tissues – a combination of soft tissue such as tendons and the bone to which it is attached. Underpinning these projects is a novel technique, developed at the […]

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‘Hearing’ hip dysplasia in infants

‘Hearing’ hip dysplasia in infants

An electronic acoustic sensor that can detect hip dysplasia in newborn babies could better equip doctors to identify the condition – and reduce the need for children to have corrective surgery after late diagnosis. Daniel Perry, a consultant surgeon at Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is leading the project, called SHINE – Screening the Hips […]

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National excellence and regional strength – Professor John Fisher CBE

National excellence and regional strength – Professor John Fisher CBE

Professor John Fisher is the Academic Director of the Medical Technologies IKC. Since our launch in 2009, the IKC has adapted its strategic approach to respond to external changes, but our core principles remain the same: bringing together different disciplines and different technologies to take research closer to commercialisation. By specifically focusing on the translation […]

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