For the second year running, RAFT has received a GHP (Global Health and Pharma) International Life Sciences Award. This year the award was for ‘Most Dedicated Medical Research Company (UK)’. Organisations are selected for GHP awards through a combination of online voting and a rigorous research process.
Dr Prasad Sawadkar won the Robert Brown Early Stage Investigator (ESI) Award at the recent Tissue and Cell Engineering Society (TCES) Annual Meeting in Manchester. Prasad’s current work on adipose derived stem cell interaction with elements of the extracellular matrix, as well as his scientific trajectory so far earned him this prestigious award. On a personal […]
Scientists from RAFT will be presenting their research at this years Tissue and Cell Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Manchester, which runs from 5th to 7th of July. Three of the scientists have been asked to speak at the event and there will also be two poster presentations from RAFT.
After some horrendous weather at the start of the month we were blessed with some lovely sunshine and a dry day for this years RAFT Clay Shoot at Holland & Holland, which took place last week. There was a nice mix of regular attendees and new faces at this years event and a great time […]
RAFT would like to thank Gibbs Gillespie and Fullers for their generosity in supporting this year’s Clay Shoot. This event couldn’t happen without such support, which will help us raise invaluable funds for our research and make it a day to remember for those attending. More information on the Clay Shoot can be found here.
Leonor Stjepic, RAFT’s CEO, won awards in the ‘Most Innovative CEO’ and ‘Nonprofit Organisation (NPO) sector’ categories of the Business Worldwide Magazines CEO Awards 2017. Leonor was interviewed for Business Worldwide Magazine- the article can be found here.
The atmosphere at this years Virgin London Marathon was as incredible as ever and the event was made special by so many truly inspiring individuals. Over 40,000 runners took part and were cheered on by over 800,000 spectators, which included Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. RAFT would like to say huge […]
After announcing that its Chairman is stepping down after seven years, award winning medical research charity, RAFT, is looking to recruit a replacement. It has taken on Board specialists, Robinson Hambro to lead the search. Chairman Francis Gugen said “I’ve been associated with RAFT for over twenty years – as a supporter, Trustee and, latterly, as […]
In 2018, the medical research charity, RAFT, will celebrate 30 years of creating new products and ways to, in some cases save and in others improve, the quality of life for people who have suffered severe injuries. One of the ways it is choosing to commemorate this important milestone is by preparing itself for […]
For our 30th Anniversary next year, we will be publishing an impact report that will detail how RAFT’s research over the last three decades has changed surgical practice. Building on the study we did in our 25th anniversary, which showed that the results of over 100 of RAFT’s research projects are used in hospitals around […]