Uni projects shortlisted in Medilink Healthcare Business Awards

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Separate projects for wound care expert Professor Karen Ousey and metrology engineer Dr James Williamson made the North of England in the Partnership with Academia Award category

TWO research projects from the University of Huddersfield have been shortlisted in the prestigious 2020 Medilink North of England Healthcare Business Awards in recognition of their pioneering and collaborative research conducted with industry partners.

The annual awards, in association with Insider publishing, shine the spotlight on the very best innovations and commercial successes achieved by healthcare organisations in the North of England.

Five finalists, including two entries from the University of Huddersfield, have been shortlisted for the Partnership with Academia Award category. The seven remaining categories will see a total of 31 finalists go head-to-head in the hope of securing a win on the night.

The eight category winners from the North of England will join an esteemed list of award-winners from across the UK to compete in the national grand-final on 01 April. At the ceremony, the very best of the UK’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology sector will be crowned.

The research projects shortlisted from Huddersfield link two University academics with industrial partnerships to develop healthcare products. Professor Karen Ousey is working with Perfectus Biomed and healthcare multi-national Essity to develop a method for accurately monitoring the amount of fluid discharged from wounds absorbed on dressings.

Period12 Feb 2020 → 13 Feb 2020

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