Navigation Links
£30 million boost for biomedical engineering research
Date:8/30/2012

The Wellcome Trust and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) announce the launch of a joint 30 million initiative to find biomedical engineering solutions to challenging healthcare problems.

The Innovative Engineering for Health partnership will provide funding for a limited number of ground-breaking long-term projects that address healthcare needs for which current solutions are inadequate. Up to 10m over seven years is available for each project, reflecting the scale of ambition that the initiative seeks to support. Uniquely, the initiative provides the resources and flexibility to both conduct high-quality basic research and enable its adoption into clinical or public health practice.

Engineering and the physical sciences have played a role in many of the most significant advances in healthcare in our time. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), fibre-optic surgical techniques, robotic prostheses and automated genetic sequencing are just some of the advances in healthcare that would not have been possible without technology from the physical sciences.

Applications are invited for projects that will address problems of the highest priority in healthcare or public health for which solutions are not obvious given the current state of technology. For example, priority will be given to proposals that address such problems as developing technologies to tackle rare diseases, facilitating care for babies and infants that accommodates challenges posed by growth and development, and finding engineering approaches for mental health problems.

The new initiative builds on the success of a 45m capacity-building initiative from the two funders to support four multidisciplinary centres of excellence in medical engineering around the UK.

The Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, said: "Bringing together the UK's world-class biomedical and physical sciences researchers will be vital in develo
'/>"/>

Contact: Jen Middleton
j.middleton@wellcome.ac.uk
44-207-611-7262
Wellcome Trust
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. New Nature study illuminates 55 million years of the carbon cycle and climate history
2. Team receives $22.5 million to shed light on the immune system
3. University of Minnesota receives $13.1 million in DOE funding for 2 new nationwide centers
4. WPI receives $1.9 million from US Army to develop sensors that can save wounded soldiers
5. ASU awarded $3 million to research solar energy technologies, launch energy Ph.D. program
6. WaterSMART funds $1.7 million for science projects in desert and southern Rockies LCCs
7. OpenStax Colleges free textbooks will save students $1 million this fall
8. The Johns Hopkins Center for Inherited Disease Research receives $101 million
9. Using millions of years of cell evolution in the fight against cancer
10. NYU College of Nursings Dr. Anastasi awarded $2.5 million from NIH to study IBS symptom management
11. OU research group awarded $9.7 million NIH CoBRE grant in structural biology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2015)... BOSTON, Mass , March 23, 2015 SoundView ... shipment of NXT-ID,s (NASDAQ: NXTD ) Wocket smart wallet. SoundView ... world user feedback on their experience with the Wocket in ... experience at CVS, Whole Foods and other retailers, making both ... Kris Tuttle also says, "If the company meets ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... 23, 2015  In the 2014 fiscal year, irs.gov ... losses. This figure accounts for a fraction of the ... Nilson Report, exceeds $11 billion globally. The polygraph has ... crime has occurred. Investor Mark Saint Juste ... Joe Paolella partnered to administer the test in ...
(Date:3/20/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4stcg3/india_sensors ) ... Sensors Market Forecast and Opportunities 2020" report ... is projected to grow at a CAGR over ... industrial and healthcare sectors are the key application ... adoption of MEMS technology in sensors is growing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 3Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 4Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 2Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 3India Sensors Market Forecast and Opportunities 2020 - STMicroelectronics held the largest share in 2014 2India Sensors Market Forecast and Opportunities 2020 - STMicroelectronics held the largest share in 2014 3
... for Microbiology (ASM) has endorsed the One Health ... and environmental health and seeks to enhance communication, ... the health and well-being of all species. ... are consistent with the ASM mission of applying ...
... of ambient air in Beijing has just been published ... the 1980s, the rapid industrial development, urbanization and increase ... Beijing. And with the Olympic Games around the corner, ... air in the capital. Wen-Xing and colleagues measured ...
... (May 13, 2008) Lunar dust could be more than ... good health may depend on the amount of exposure they ... return to the moon, researchers with the National Space Biomedical ... lungs in reduced gravity in order to assess the health ...
Cached Biology News:American Society for Microbiology supports 'One Health' initiative 2Beijing game for clean air challenge 2Astronaut health on moon may depend on good dusting 2
(Date:5/5/2015)... 05, 2015 The Academy of Model ... Indiana, led by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, has declared ... Foundation will host a Family Fest and aviation themed ... will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. , National Model ... Model Aeronautics—the country’s foremost organization for model aviation—to celebrate ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 2015 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE ... President and Chief Executive Officer, will present live ... DATE:  Thursday, May 7, 2015     TIME:  11:30 am ET/8:30 ... click the red "register/ watch presentations" button ... event where investors are invited to ask the ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 Franz ... technology, today announced that its flagship product, AllegroGraph, has ... Graph Database Market Update report. AllegroGraph is ... leveraging the W3C industry standards. Graph databases are skyrocketing in ... years, according to a recent DBMS ranking by ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 5, 2015 CytomX, a biotechnology company developing ... that Sean McCarthy , D. Phil., chief executive ... in New York at 1:15 ... present an overview of CytomX,s Probody pipeline, including the ... About CytomX Therapeutics CytomX Therapeutics develops ...
Breaking Biology Technology:State of Indiana proclaims August 15 as Model Aviation Day 2ImmunoCellular Therapeutics to Webcast Live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on May 7 2Bloor Research Positions AllegroGraph as a ‘Champion’ in Burgeoning Graph Database Market 2Bloor Research Positions AllegroGraph as a ‘Champion’ in Burgeoning Graph Database Market 3
... for June 2009 in New York City, ... DMS Data,Systems, Demy-Colton Life Science Advisors, the ... Partnering for Philanthropy, a new,partnering meeting designed to ... groups, and to facilitate partnering between,those groups and ...
... June 17 Xenon,Pharmaceuticals Inc., a drug discovery and ... been awarded the Promising Early Stage,Company of the Year ... "We are delighted to have received this prestigious ... year," commented Simon,Pimstone, Xenon,s President and CEO. "This honor ...
... Pinnacle Biologics, a private,full-service pharmaceutical and ... into a logistic service agreement with Movianto, ... to take effect,immediately, grants Movianto certain logistics ... Additional terms of the agreement were not,disclosed., ...
Cached Biology Technology:Partnering for Philanthropy Conference Launched to Unite Innovative Non-profit Research Organizations with Philanthropists and Industry 2Partnering for Philanthropy Conference Launched to Unite Innovative Non-profit Research Organizations with Philanthropists and Industry 3Pinnacle Biologics Announces Logistics Services Agreement With the Movianto Group 2
Rabbit Anti-melatonin (different linkage) Polyclonal Antibody...
Anti-DDDDK-Tag (Enterokinase Cleavage Site), Agarose Conjugate Research Focus: tag Storage: 4C Shipping Temperature: 4C...
Phospho-PERK (Thr980) Antibody...
Synaptotagmin, phosphoSer309...
Biology Products: