University College London (UCL)
UCL is one of the world’s top research intensive universities by research output, dominated by its Biomedical and Engineering Faculties. UCL’s contribution to the programme will be led by Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science (IOMS), an internationally leading centre. It has a reputation and track record for innovative translation research, and has established expertise in technology transfer, such as Stanmore Implant Worldwide. IOMS and staff from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital lead units of major importance in clinical care and are at the cutting edge of research and development in novel prostheses development, cell-engineering, spinal surgery, treatment of osteoarthritis, nerve injuries, and diseases of childhood. UCL IOMS provides a unique environment for collaboration between scientists, engineers, and clinicians in an Academic Health Sciences Centre model, in order to speed the development of improvements in patient care.