A project to develop a revolutionary new bowel cancer surgery tool that will enable surgeons to carry out operations with far greater precision than ever before has received £628,000 in funding.
The use of regenerative cell therapy to improve wound healing following gastrointestinal surgery is to be investigated as part of a new research project that will be managed and overseen by the HTC.
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.