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In 2016, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and project partners, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), one of seven centres within the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC), staged a pilot SME challenge benefiting the Healthcare sector.
From a field of over 40 applications, 15 of which were short-listed, West Midlands-based engineering design specialists, 3P Innovation Ltd came up with a novel application of a pressure-release valve, as found in plastic ketchup bottles, to help solve the problem of urinary tract infection amongst NHS patients using catheters.
Selected as challenge winners, 3P used their £35,000 worth of R&D support from the MTC to prototype their novel catheter. They are currently preparing for clinical trials later in 2017.
In this short video, 3P Founding Director, Dave Seaward takes up the story with the MTC’s Redland Sanders.
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