On Thursday 6th April 2017 the Enterprise and Innovation team hosted a DERMA stakeholder consultation session.
We were joined by fellow DERMA partners from the University of Brighton, University of Ghent, Eurasante. Observer Partner Welland Medical Ltd.was also represented.
The day kicked off with a tour of the University of Portsmouth Centre for Simulation in Healthcare which was led by Lucy Dobson, Lead Technician Health Sciences Simulation. This was followed by a short presentation on building and evidencing impact by Dee Summers, Research Impact Officer at the University of Portsmouth.
During the stakeholder consultation session we discussed the unmet needs and requirements for new odour adsorbent and diagnostic wound dressings with colleagues from different disciplines as well as patient representatives, and the application of design thinking to DERMA product development.
There was enough time left for a visit to the New Theatre Royal and an opportunity to take part in a 360/3D fashion film created by the UoP Fashion and Textiles department.