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NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative: Launch Event

February 23 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

In January 2018 the NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technologies Co-operative will become the NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative.

The new Surgical MedTech Co-operative will build a new technology network, adding vascular and hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery to its colorectal theme. These areas of surgery all face substantial challenges, with many people suffering from diseases that will benefit from technological innovation. The Surgical MedTech Co-operative will undertake a variety of activities to identify new areas in need of innovation, support research to address clinical problems, and provide a resource for evaluating new surgical technologies within the wider context of the NHS.

The event will consist of talks from our clinical leads, and our supporting academic work streams which are pathology, clinical trials, health economics, physics & engineering and business & commercialisation. Come and find out what the new Surgical MedTech Co-operative is all about and discuss potential collaborations with colleagues.

The event will take place on Friday 23 February, starting at 12:30 ending at 18:00 with networking and a light buffet from 18:00 – 20:00.



The venue is fully accessible with a lift to all levels, disabled toilet facilities and disabled parking nearby.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact us either via the link below, email at colorectalHTC@leeds.ac.uk  or via Tel: +44(0)113 2066986.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

By bus: Leeds Art Gallery is a 15 minute walk from the city centre bus station.

By train: The Art Gallery is a 10 minute walk from Leeds Railway Station.

By car: The Art Gallery is well serviced by all routes travelling to the city-centre.

Metered street parking is located nearby on Cookridge Street.

The nearest secure parking is available at:

The Light (accessible via Great George Street) Dudley Way  Leeds LS1 8TL. Price: Up to 8 hours £16.50*.

Woodhouse Lane Car Park Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 3AX. Price: Up to 12 hours £7 (up to 24 hours £12) Please note that there is a 2m height restriction.

More information about the event and registration is available here.


Leeds Art Gallery
Henry Moore Suite, The Headrow
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 3AA United Kingdom
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0113 378 5350

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NIHR Colorectal Therapies Healthcare Technologies Co-operative