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Medical Devices & Assistive Technologies

Our experts develop cutting-edge technologies from surgical implants, image analysis to assistive technologies for various health related conditions and ageing.

The research area in this field involves a multi-disciplinary approach and consists of health services researchers, clinical staff, engineers, biologists, biomedical scientists, computer scientists, psychologists, therapists and physicists. We have access to the latest technologies and advanced manufacturing processes.

The leading research centres are
• Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH)
• Medical AMRC
• Centre for biomaterials and tissue engineering
• INSIGNEO

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The Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) is researching new user-friendly technologies to enable people to live independently.

CATCH builds on a world-leading interdisciplinary research base across assistive technology and connected healthcare at the University of Sheffield.

We have a track record of working with and connecting users and healthcare professionals, to design, develop and deliver innovative solutions to address everyday challenges.

Looking for someone to work with in Assisted Living or Age Related Health? If so please go to our CATCH webpage where you will find more information.