Six University of Leeds students will have the opportunity to get involved in multidisciplinary research projects this summer, investigating new technologies linked to colorectal therapies.
Potential new collaborations to apply nanotechnology to the field of colorectal and other therapies are already under discussion following a recent workshop organised by the HTC.
A new device to increase precision in bowel cancer surgery is to be developed through a partnership between academia and industry.
Technologies that could offer a step change in treatment or management of incontinence were the focus of the latest symposium, run by the IMPRESS network.
A new technique to help ensure the bowel heals properly following cancer surgery is to be assessed in an international clinical trial, with support from the HTC.
The Colorectal Therapies HTC is working in partnership with environmental packaging company, Valueform, to extend and enlarge their medical product range.
A new clinical technology to improve detection of cancerous polyps during colonoscopy is being investigated, with support from the Colorectal Therapies HTC.
The HTC has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent health care charity, to be part of its £1.5 million innovation programme, Innovating for Improvement.
New technologies that could improve the lives of people with faecal incontinence were discussed in a workshop run by the IMPRESS (Incontinence Management and Prevention through Engineering and Sciences) network in February.
The HTC has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Dr Randolph Haggerty as project manager.