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We are currently working with innovators in industry, academia and the NHS to develop the following innovative technologies and services.

Fractured Neck of Femur (FNoF) Splint »

ID3: Develop the Opportunity

Fractured Neck of Femur is a common injury encountered by Paramedics. The NHS treats over 70,000 patients with FNoF annually. This new device developed in collaboration with the NIC, Queens Medical Centre Nottingham, West Midlands Ambulance Service and Canard Design aims to reduce pain and blood loss leading to greater comfort and improved outcomes for the patient.

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Owner:
Peter Taylor
Tags:
fnof , fractured neck of femur , falls , paramedic , splint

Locking Screwdriver »

ID2: Design the Solution

Orthopaedic screwdrivers are one of the most common pieces of instrumentation used in orthopaedic surgery. Many surgions experience common problems with existing screwdrivers. Firstly standard screwdrivers often fail to retain the screw when it is inserted into the surgical site.

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Owner:
Robert Chesters

Chair4Life »

ID3: Develop the Opportunity

The Chiar4Life innovation development programme centres on developing a wheelchair which grows with the child.

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Owner:
Peter Taylor
Tags:
wheelchair , Chair4Life