Imperial College London

Relevant Expertise/Experience
• Tribology
• Modelling of tribological systems
• Elastohydrodynaic lubrication modelling

Role in the project
• Computational modelling of the joint scale implant
• Development of tribo-corrosion models


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Peter Brehm

Relevant Expertise/Experience
• Design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices including artificial joint
• Compliance with the regulatory requirements
• Commercialisation of medical devices
• Exploitation through commercialisation

Role in the project
• Provision of test specimens for pre-clinical testing of coating
• Advice on the regulatory and exploitation plan
• Testing of the prototype prostheses
• Exploitation through (a) standards and (b) device commercialisation


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Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg

Relevant Expertise/Experience
• Retrieval analysis of medical devices
• In vitro simulation
• Exploitation of the research outcomes through standards
• Participation in large national and international awards

Role in the project
• Analyses of explanted components
• Mechanical simulation of damage in modular components
• Dissemination and Exploitation


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TUTECH INNOVATION GMBH

Relevant Expertise/Experience
• Knowledge transfer
• Research Management and Innovation
• Participation in large national and international research awards

Role in the project
WP6 leader:
• Coordination of all activities relating to exploitation and dissemination
• Mediator for exploitation interests
• Organiser of symposia and other knowledge transfer events
• Developer/maintainer of project website


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Linköpings Universitet

Relevant Expertise/Experience
• Coatings deposition and characterisation
• Surface Characterisation
• Tribology
• HIPIMS coating technology
• Participation in large national and international research awards

Role in the project
• HIPIMS coating deposition and optimisation
• Characterisation of coating
• Dissemination and Exploitation


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