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IMPRESSive attendance at FI event

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.

New project manager appointed

The HTC has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Dr Randolph Haggerty as project manager.

Work on ‘Smart Sutures’ gets underway

Interactive workshops are being held this month to take forward the biotechnology concept chosen by the HTC Foundation ‘Dragon’s Den’ in December.

The 2015 national meeting – key outputs

This year, a clear message emerged from our National Meeting: to successfully develop and commercialise a technology, you need to engage with the right people at the right time.

Right people, right time – Colorectal HTC National Meeting

The 2015 Colorectal Therapies HTC National Meeting in November once again provided valuable opportunities to network and share ideas, attracting over 120 delegates from industry, academia, clinical practice and funding bodies.

Engineering Challenge X

HTC Programme Manager, Dr Neville Young, was one of the speakers at ‘Incontinence: the Engineering Challenge X’, a two-day conference organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Extreme medicine and new technologies

Technologies developed by HTCs that could be used in extreme environments or countries with poorly-funded healthcare systems were presented at a global expo.