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01st December 2020

Welsh Law Firm Completes Head Office Move

Leading Welsh law firm Geldards LLP has completed the relocation of its head office to Cardiff’s flagship Capital Quarter development. Geldards will occupy more than 24,000 square feet of space at No.4 Capital Quarter on a ten-year lease. The firm marked the completion of the move to its new head office this week by unveiling…

01st December 2020

Capital Law Strengthens its Real Estate Division with Three Appointments

Cardiff and London based law firm, Capital Law, has appointed three new commercial property lawyers to bolster its 20-strong real estate division. Capital Law’s commercial property and construction lawyers work collaboratively to deliver multi-disciplinary projects within the energy, social housing, and special projects sectors, among others. Recent work includes advising zero carbon house builder Sero…

01st December 2020

EKF Sells Shares In Spin-Out Company

Cardiff-headquartered EKF Diagnostics has secured about £7.7m through the sale of shares in a spin-out company. The listed company has sold about 1.68 million ordinary shares in Renalytix AI, a developer of artificial intelligence enabled clinical diagnostic solutions for kidney disease. The sale has resulted in gross proceeds of £7.71m to EKF and generated a…

01st December 2020

Swansea University research study of NHS frontline workers underway to investigate if seaweed could be a powerful ally in preventing Covid-19

Study investigates if Boots Dual Defence, which contains Carragelose® (a patented version of iota-carrageenan), a form of seaweed, prevents the likelihood of contracting COVID-19 Human trial follows successful laboratory study on iota-carrageenan Human clinical trial carried out by Swansea Trials Unit, Swansea University and the Joint Clinical Research Facility at Swansea Bay University Health Board…

01st December 2020

University cancer research progress leads to partners’ funding boost

A Swansea University project’s ground-breaking work to improve diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer has helped it secure more than £3 million of investment from industrial partners. The Cluster for Epigenomic and Antibody Drug Conjugate Therapeutics (CEAT), based at Swansea University’s Medical School, has also attracted additional funding from Welsh Government – bringing the project’s…

01st December 2020

Revenue And Patient Growth At Rutherford Despite COVID Impact

Cancer care group Rutherford Health has reported an increase in interim revenues and growth in overall patient numbers despite the impact of Covid 19 on cancer patients and healthcare in general. In the six months to 31 August 2020 revenue at the business rose up 43 per cent to £3.575m compared to the first half…

01st December 2020

The Cluster Making Wales (and the World) A Sustainable Place for Future Generations

2020 will surely be seen as a watershed year for humanity. COVID has forced governments and people to re-examine priorities and look to change behaviours on a fundamental level. And not a moment too soon – as many scientific and social indicators point to a conclusion that the way we live is becoming unsustainable. There…

25th November 2020

Coordinated industry response to Covid-19 provides major boost to Welsh economy

New figures reveal that Welsh industry’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has generated millions of pounds for the Welsh economy and supported the creation and safeguarding of hundreds of jobs across the country. Life Sciences Hub Wales, who were appointed by Welsh Government to support industry engagement with NHS Wales throughout the pandemic, reveal that Welsh…

25th November 2020

Trio Of Hires At Capital Law

Leanne O’Brien Capital Law, which has offices in Cardiff and London, has appointed a trio of commercial property lawyers to bolster its 20-strong real estate division. Hannah Vosper has joined as senior associate specialising in commercial property transactions, while Angharad Jones has been appointed solicitor specialising in real estate finance. David Goodway has also joined…

25th November 2020

Development Bank Invest £137 Million in Welsh Firms

£137 million has been invested in Welsh companies by the Development Bank of Wales during the period from April to September 2020, according to figures published by the Welsh investment company today 23 November 2020 In an extraordinary six months, a total of £137 million has been invested in some 1500 companies with the Covid-19…