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New MedTECH Centre Manager

01 January 2011


Paul has over fourteen years experience of design, development and manufacturing of medical devices in the NHS and commercial sector after completing his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Kent in collaboration with the Royal Institute and Courtaulds Research.

Paul's commercial experience included involvement in the development of a number of advanced wound care and ostomy products, including multi million dollar brands such as Aqualgel (TM) Ag, he is also a named inventor on a number of patents. He has worked in a variety of roles at all stages of the product development process from early stage research and development to transfers of technology from research into manufacturing production and evaluating technologies offered as licencing opportunities. During four years experience working in a manufacturing / operations environment Paul gained a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in 2004.

Paul has spent the last two years as Commercial Services Manager forTrusTECH providing access to NHS expertise, business intelligence and clinical evaluations to private innovators seeking to access the NHS market. He has delivered numerous market research projects and project managed several clinical evaluations of promising novel medical devices in a wide variety of clinical areas. Paul is now the Centre Manager for MedTECH, a partnership between Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT), the North West Regional Development Agency (NWDA), Manchester Science Park (MSP) and Corridor Manchester. 

Dr Paul Hanmer, the new manager of the MedTECH Centre.

Dr Paul Hanmer, the new manager of the MedTECH Centre.

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