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Driving forward innovation at Bucks New University
Driving forward innovation at Bucks New University

Buckinghamshire New University joined the MedTech SuperConnector at its inception in 2018 as a project partner Read more

Unindr wins Mayor’s Entrepreneur Programme Health Award
Unindr wins Mayor’s Entrepreneur Programme Health Award

Congratulations to Ugur Tanriverdi and his team for winning this year's Heath Award category Read more

Research England case study of MTSC
Research England case study of MTSC

MedTech SuperConnector is the most recent Connecting Capability Fund project to be highlighted by Research England Read more

MedTech SuperConnector partners with GSK Consumer Healthcare in new cohort
MedTech SuperConnector partners with GSK Consumer Healthcare in new cohort

MedTech SuperConnector has partnered with GSK’s Consumer Healthcare team NEXT to support 13 early career researchers Read more

Newsletter: Connecting Capabilities: retrospective on the impact and learnings from cross institutional collaboration
Newsletter: Connecting Capabilities: retrospective on the impact and learnings from cross institutional collaboration

MedTech SuperConnector Newsletter, June 2020 Read more

Collaborating & Networking on Cohort Three
Collaborating & Networking on Cohort Three

Imperial-led medical technology entrepreneurship programme MedTech SuperConnector has graduated its third cohort of entrepreneurs Read more

Connecting Capabilities: Accelerating Cohort One & Two
Connecting Capabilities: Accelerating Cohort One & Two

Running alternating accelerator programmes after each cohort the team takes note of best practices and identifies what could be done more effectively in a continuous cycle of programme improvement Read more

On target: A clever catheter to track and treat brain diseases
On target: A clever catheter to track and treat brain diseases

Cohort Three participant Riccardo Secoli recent feature by Imperial College London Enterprise Division highlights the impact of customer discovery and entrepreneurship on research Read more

Newsletter: Accepting applications for Cohort Four in partnership with GSK NEXT & Beyond teams
Newsletter: Accepting applications for Cohort Four in partnership with GSK NEXT & Beyond teams

MedTech SuperConnector Newsletter, March 2020 Read more

Future of Pain, applications for Cohort Four in partnership with GSK Consumer Healthcare NEXT & Beyond
Future of Pain, applications for Cohort Four in partnership with GSK Consumer Healthcare NEXT & Beyond

We are accepting applications from early career researchers with technologie addressing meta challenge, Future of Pain Read more

Collaborating to collaborate
Collaborating to collaborate

Research England has released its first report highlighting the learnings and successes of the Connecting Capability Fund projects Read more

Newsletter: A lung therapy trumpet and other medtech innovations
Newsletter: A lung therapy trumpet and other medtech innovations

MedTech SuperConnector Newsletter, December 2019 Read more

Out of the lab: welcoming Cohort Three
Out of the lab: welcoming Cohort Three

Venture Accelerator programme announces a new cohort of researchers who are developing innovations across the medical industry Read more

Innovations looking to change the future of mental healthcare
Innovations looking to change the future of mental healthcare

The second cohort of ventures from the MedTech SuperConnector presented their solutions at a recent showcase event Read more

MedTech SuperConnector Cohort Two Showcase
MedTech SuperConnector Cohort Two Showcase

Meet the academics turned entrepreneurs tackling mental health, well-being and happiness on our Challenge Accelerator Read more

Newsletter: Knowledge Exchange is the Driver of Innovation
Newsletter: Knowledge Exchange is the Driver of Innovation

MedTech SuperConnector Newsletter, September 2019 Read more

Voice-based AI tool could offer clinicians a better way to track depression
Voice-based AI tool could offer clinicians a better way to track depression

A machine learning tool that tracks voice changes could offer a robust way to monitor changes in mood, say founders of medtech venture Affect.AI Read more

Scientist turned entrepreneur shares secrets of success
Scientist turned entrepreneur shares secrets of success

Imperial bioengineering student turned startup founder, has become the newest board member at the Imperial Venture Mentoring Service Read more

Skin Biologist eyes new business opportunities
Skin Biologist eyes new business opportunities

“If you’d said to me when I was younger that I would be establishing a business to change skin care testing practices, I would have laughed. I actually fell into this field by accident” Read more

Support for early career researchers to commercialise medical technologies
Support for early career researchers to commercialise medical technologies

MedTech SuperConnector offers postdocs and exceptional PhD candidates with an early-stage medical device, diagnostic tool or digital healthcare solution the opportunity to get their technology to those who will benefit from it the most Read more

Newsletter: Inside the MTSC: Concept to accelerator in one year
Newsletter: Inside the MTSC: Concept to accelerator in one year

MedTech SuperConnector Newsletter, June 2019 Read more

Best Practice Sharing is Key to Effective Knowledge Exchange
Best Practice Sharing is Key to Effective Knowledge Exchange

Greta Paa-Kerner, Head of Business Engagement, Buckinghamshire New University shares her thoughts on best practice sharing and knowledge exchange Read more

Unhindr named Company of the Month by MedCity
Unhindr named Company of the Month by MedCity

Highlighting a recent award from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology to support further technological development the feature speaks not only to Unhindr but also to Ugur as a scientist & entrepreneur Read more

Showcasing Success – Accelerating Pioneering Medtech
Showcasing Success – Accelerating Pioneering Medtech

Academics, partners and industry alike joined us to celebrate the success of our inaugural cohort at our MedTech SuperConnector (MTSC) Showcase in the Francis Crick Institute Read more

Support for postdocs and postgrads to develop mental health tech ventures
Support for postdocs and postgrads to develop mental health tech ventures

MedTech SuperConnector are inviting researchers with expertise in areas such as engineering, medicine, psychology, product design and business to join a hackathon centered about Mental Health, Wellbeing and Happiness Read more

£5m grant to kickstart pioneering medtech accelerator led by Imperial
£5m grant to kickstart pioneering medtech accelerator led by Imperial

The investment, made through Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund, will support MedTech SuperConnector Read more

London’s pioneering MedTech accelerator launches at Imperial
London’s pioneering MedTech accelerator launches at Imperial

Supported by a £5m grant from Research England, the SuperConnector is an Imperial led consortium involving seven partner institutions Read more

Programme Overview

Programme Overview

Led by Imperial College London, MedTech SuperConnector (MTSC) provides funding, training, advice and access to industry networks. The accelerator programme allows Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to connect with peers from other academic institutions and the networking opportunities they need to help fast-track the translation of their research discoveries.