At the Centre for Responsive HealthTech Innovation, we enable scientific discoveries to be translated into real-life healthcare solutions quickly and effectively.

Our experts work together across disciplines to develop new medical technologies that deliver better diagnosis and targeted treatments, helping people to live longer, healthier, more independent lives.

Three principles underpin our work.

  • Collaborative working across different disciplines to address complex healthcare challenges
  • Working closely with clinicians to meet patients’ needs.
  • Making sure new technologies can be brought onto the market quickly, to benefit patients.

We partner with medical technology companies looking for access to specialist expertise and researchers wanting to collaborate with us.

The Centre for Responsive HealthTech Innovation is a partnership between the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. 

Medical devices

We are uniquely placed to offer expertise in the development of medical devices, thanks to our combination of technology platforms

Medical devices

Detection and diagnostics

Our multi-disciplinary expertise covers the entire research and innovation process

Detection and diagnostics

Materials

Our expertise covers bone, cartilage, teeth and complex tissue materials research

Materials

Translation

We help to translate research into commercial solutions by working with academics, clinicians, industry and patients

Translation

Evaluation

From proof of concept to post market evaluation, we offer a complete assessment of new technologies, underpinned by real-world data

Evaluation

Facts and figures

  1. 1More than 140 of our academics work in areas related to medical technologies.
  2. 2Medical technologies make up a fifth of our research portfolio.
  1. 3We are a top 10 university for research power in the UK according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
  2. 4The global market for medical technologies is forecast to grow from $520bn in 2017 to $675 billion by 2022.

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