MDTEC Director awarded MBE in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Professor Tom Clutton-Brock, Director of the Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre, Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at the University of Birmingham and Associate Medical Director at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded an MBE for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic. Professor Clutton-Brock and the MD-TEC team […]

Medical Device Developments Article: Dr Azad Hussain

The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has released guidance on applying human factors to device design. So what do these user-focused changes mean for medical device manufacturers? Dr Azad Hussain, one of MD-TEC’s research fellows, helps to provide the answers within Medical Device Development’s latest publication. A PDF copy of the article […]

Dr Tom Clutton-Brock, BQ Article

Business Quarter’s latest edition celebrates the vibrant healthcare and life sciences sector within the West Midlands. Supported by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, this special issue features interviews with key figures from the sector, including a piece with MD-TEC’s Clinical Director, Dr Tom Clutton-Brock (page 48). View the edition here

23 March 2018: Spring Expo

Begin the new season as you mean to go on! Whether you are looking to build your network, promote your business, find new suppliers or increase your knowledge the Spring Chamber Expo offers you the best platform in the West Midlands to do all of those things under one roof. The Greater Birmingham Chambers of […]

Why Use Error Is Everyone’s Responsibility

One of our Research Fellow’s, Dr Sinziana M Popescu, has penned an article within the latest edition of Med-Tech Innovation News. The two-page cover feature delves into the world of use error and how MD-TEC can assist in the optimisation of medical designs. The article can be read within the below link:

Med-Tech Innovation News Q&A with Dr Tom Clutton-Brock

Our Clinical Director recently undertook a Q&A with Med-Tech Innovation News. Within the article, Tom addresses the barriers to getting medical devices taken up into the NHS along with the importance of  MD-TEC’s role within the Life Sciences economy. The full article can be found below:

Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) Opens in Birmingham

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The new Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) had its grand opening on 17/01/2018. The event, held at the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM), featured a tour of the facilities, and speeches by the Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Chair of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) and Andy Street, West Midlands Mayor. The […]