Professor Chris Sutcliffe, a director of Fusion Implants, a portfolio company of The North West Fund for Venture Capital, has been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering's prestigious Silver Medal.
The Silver Medal, established by the Royal Academy in 1994, recognises an outstanding and demonstrated personal contribution to British engineering, which has resulted in successful market exploitation.
Professor Sutcliffe, who is responsible for the development of 3D printed metal implants that help relieve the suffering of thousands of patients each year, received the award at the Academy's Awards Dinner in London which was attended by HRH The Princess Royal and HRH The Duke of Kent.
Fusion Implants, produces veterinary implants using bone-integrating technology in the treatment of musculoskeletal disease and injury in animals.
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