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Professor Tim Leighton explains NAMRIP at a 'future funding' meeting at the Royal Society

Published: 15 April 2016
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On 15 April 2016 at The Royal Society, Professor Leighton outlined NAMRIP’s collaborative philosophy, highlighting key projects and successes and the people who had achieved them, to a meeting that addressed the future landscape and methods of research funding. Attending the meeting were delegates from across industry, the research councils, NIHR and academia. The projects he highlighted were: 

  • ‘3D printed clogs for cattle’ (Emma Roe, Shoufeng Yang, Timothy Leighton)
  • ‘Sugar up the nose’ (Claire Jackson, Peter Lackie, Ray Allan)
  • ‘The phone app, Microguide’ (Kieran Hand)
  • ‘SurgiHoney’ (S. Pender, R. Salib, Matoke Holdings)
  • ‘Rapid bedside diagnostics’ (Hywel Morgan, Sumit Kalsi, Martha Valiadi, Public Health England and Sharp)
  • ‘Urinary catheters and healthcare practice’ (Jacqui Prieto, Mandy Fader)
  • ‘Copper coatings for catheters, instruments and surfaces’ (Bill Keevil, Sandra Wilks, Rod Herve)
  • ‘Low cost, laser-printed, paper-based, point of care diagnostic devices’ (Rob Eason, Collin Sones)
  • ‘Antibiotic release at point of prosthetic surgery from substrates designed for reabsorption’ (Rob Howlin)
  • ‘3-D human cell cultures’ (Paul Elkington, Xunli Zhang)
One of the NAMRIP projects highlighted by Professor Leighton
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