Opportunity to out license MMP-9 inhibitor-related patent IP
Compton Group is looking to outlicense patent IP relating to a natural MMP-9 inhibitor derived from botanical sources. Compton Group owns the IP which was generated through research by academics at Cardiff University in Wales, UK in conjunction with our Research Director, Dr Ahmed Ali. 1. Research The research team, led by Professor Vic Duance…
MediWales Innovation Awards 2012 – Unrivalled ConnectivityThe MediWales Innovation Awards celebrate the fantastic achievements of life science companies and individuals from the NHS in Wales. A priority sector in a tough economy, Welsh industry's innovative partnerships with the NHS and academic institutions significantly contribute to the health and wealth of Wales.
UK HealthTech Conference – Health and Wealth
The first of many, MediWales’ UK HealthTech Conference – Health and Wealth took place on 11th December in Cardiff’s City Hall. The latest annual instalment of UK Government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills’ (BIS) Strength and Opportunity Report was officially launched at the event, which gives a thorough look at the landscape of the UK medical…
Doing Business with Libya Seminar
In September Welsh Government commissioned a report on trading opportunities with Libya. The report has indicated significant opportunities in most of the sectors, healthcare being one of the priority areas. We are consequently organising a seminar on “Doing Business with Libya”, which will be conducted by the report’s authors and attended by Mr Hesham Ghrairi,…
Cardiff Medicentre gains top status for nurturing firmsA business incubator for the life sciences sector has been accredited by the leading UK business incubation standards body.
Biotech entrepreneur Sir Chris Evans upbeat on outlook for Vectura GroupVectura, a company created and financed by Port Talbot-born scientist and entrepreneur Professor Sir Chris Evans is poised for major growth as it brings new disease-treating products to market.
Delegation heads to medical exhibitionThe largest delegation ever supported by the Welsh Government will fly out to Düsseldorf for the world's biggest medical sector event.
Government announces cash to cut dementia diagnosis timesThe Prime Minister has announced funding grants from the government’s Biomedical Catalyst fund for technology to slash dementia diagnosis times.
Bid to boost Welsh life sciences sectorA project has been launched to make the most of the life sciences when it comes to the Welsh economy.
David Ford, Professor of health informatics at Swansea University, said Wales had real potential to become a global player in the life sciences and healthcare fields if the sector secures the right levels of investment.