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31st January 2012

Theryte: February’s MediWales featured member

Theryte – creating a new cancer therapy Theryte is a cancer drug discovery development company, exploiting its strong intellectual property position and unique approach to develop new treatments against solid tumours. The company was originally spun out from the University of Liverpool by a clinical oncologist, Professor Hilmar Warenius, who developed a radical new approach…

31st January 2012

Fulcrum Direct: February’s MediWales featured member

Excellent research deserves excellent research! You’ve developed your technology now develop your market.              Fulcrum Direct is a Cardiff based market research and marketing services company specialising in market feasibility and market opportunity assessment for IP and technology based organisations. Specialising in the life sciences and technology sectors, our mission…

31st January 2012

Geldards LLP: Collaboration Agreements – Top Tips

Collaboration Agreements: Top Tips When working with another party in research and development it is important to have in place a sturdy and well drafted collaboration agreement. With that in mind, here are Geldards’ top tips for getting it right: 1. Do your due diligence Who are you actually contracting with? Do they have a…

31st January 2012

MediWales member Biotec invests

by Rhodri Evans, Western Mail Jan 31 2012 BIOTEC Services International has unveiled plans to double capacity thanks to an investment of £800,000. The business plans to create up to 16 jobs as a result of the investment in a 15-year lease of 15,000 sq ft of additional operational, packaging and storage facilities at Bridgend…

30th January 2012

ehi2: Nanotechnology to combat diabetes

Click to play video: To view the report on youtube please click here. An exciting collaboration involving expertise and state-of-the-art facilities from the Centre for Nanohealth and eHealth  Industries Innovation (ehi2) Centre at Swansea University has been reported via Euronews. The research project focusses on developing a  non-invasive, ambulatory and continuous blood glucose monitoring system using…

27th January 2012

Medilink UK launches tailor-made tender alerts service

MediWales is a founding member of Medilink UK,  a national health technology business support organisation, with a strong track record in increasing the viability of manufacturers, service providers, designers, OEMs and suppliers of medical technology. A dedicated tenders and sales leads service for the healthcare and medical technologies market launches this week, enabling manufacturers and service…

24th January 2012

New Year Business Resolutions: Advice from Geldards LLP

New Year Resolutions – Advice from Jeff Pearson, chief executive, Geldards LLP Why not make some New Year Resolutions for your business, making changes that will deliver permanent benefits? Here are six suggestions for the New Year to get you started: ONE – Carry out a Tax Health Check It could help you find ways…

23rd January 2012

Welsh scientists at the cutting edge of diabetes research

by Madeleine Brindley, Wales Online Jan 23 2012 Scientists across Wales are at the cutting-edge of research into diabetes: Experts at Swansea University are working on an alternative to insulin injections – insulin pills. When you swallow insulin, the stomach breaks it down and digests it so it never gets as far as the intestine…

23rd January 2012

Korean research, a first step toward Dr. Smartphone?

SEOUL | Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:36am GMT (Reuters) – Tired of long waits at the hospital for medical tests? If Korean researchers have their way, your smartphone could one day eliminate that — and perhaps even tell you that you have cancer. A team of scientists at Korea Advanced Institute of Science of Technology (KAIST) said…

23rd January 2012

Knowing what causes cancer can treat it

by Dr Paul Brennan, Western Mail Jan 23 2012 Read More http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2012/01/23/knowing-what-causes-cancer-can-treat-it-91466-30176310/#ixzz1kGppvTOA Health Wales is highlighting the work of Welsh Crucible researchers – the cream of Welsh research talent. Dr Paul Brennan explains why he believes his research group has moved a step closer to a cure for cancer. SINCE I was in university, I…

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