8th Partner Assembly held in Manchester, European City of Science

Manchester was the location for the 8th LLJ Partner Assembly meeting at the end of February. The Partner Assembly meets twice a year to bring together project community for representatives of each of the work packages to get up to date with the progress in the project as a whole.
The project is now entering the exciting phase when things are coming together. There was discussion around the properties and specification of the coating, as well as discussion of the plans for dissemination.


Manchester will be hosting the EuroScience Open Forum 2016, 23-27 July.

Second Meeting of the External Expert Advisory Board (EEAB)


The second meeting of the LifeLongJoints EEAB took place on the 2nd of February 2016 in Amsterdam. Our photo shows the EEAB Members and our LifeLongJoints Workpackage Leaders during our pre-meeting dinner at a typical Dutch family restaurant during which … Continue reading


Not your average joint


No two people are alike, or walk alike, so LLJ partner Leeds Teaching Hospitals National Health Service Trust (LTHT) has been putting patient volunteers through their paces to get realistic movement patterns for developing simulation and test systems. In September, … Continue reading


Double success for LLJ supported researcher Saurabh Lal! (updated)

Saurabh Lal

LLJ supported researcher Saurabh Lal from Leeds University received two awards: One at the ISTA meeting (the principal conference for joint replacement) and one at MEIbioeng which is one of the UK’s largest gathering of Biomedical Engineers, Bioengineers and Medical Engineers. ISTA meeting: Third … Continue reading


LLJ meets Patients

Auditorium at University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

On Friday afternoon 4 September, just under 100 hip replacement patients with friends/family gathered at Leeds University to meet some of the LLJ team and be put into the picture as to how their contribution to the project has been … Continue reading