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31st May 2012

Cardiff University Research and Commercial Division: June’s MediWales Featured Member

Cardiff University has an ‘Open for Business’ policy which aims to bring academia and business together through collaborations ranging from a few hours of consultancy or contract research to multi-million pound consortium grants involving numerous industrial and academic partners. The Research and Commercial Division (RACDV), is the business facing arm of the University’s central administration…

31st May 2012

Kodit Database: June’s MediWales Featured Member

Kodit Database Limited, based in Ewloe, has already successfully developed enterprise class mobile solutions which are used by both Government and Corporate clients to manage their physical assets, both in terms of maintenance and traceability. In September 2009 Kodit became involved in healthcare through a Technology Strategy Board project – DACAR – with Edinburgh Napier…

29th May 2012

Broomfield & Alexander respond to increasing individual wealth in Wales

A new service from Broomfield & Alexander is in response to increasing individual wealth in Wales Professional advisors Broomfield & Alexander have announced the creation of a new joint venture wealth management service in response to the increasing numbers of affluent people inWales– where it’s expected there will be 85,000 millionaires inWalesby 2020. Broomfield &…

29th May 2012

New managing director for Broomfield & Alexander

One of South Wales’ leading independent firms of professional advisors has ushered in its new financial year with a new managing director. Ian Thomas is to lead Broomfield & Alexander, taking over the role from Robert Preece, who held the position for almost 10 years. Currently Audit Director, Ian worked for 17 years with a…

28th May 2012

NEW! Upgrade your MediWales member profile online and in the Annual Review 2012

NEW! Upgraded annual membership profile £150+VAT – this fantastic feature gives companies the opportunity to connect the dots. Have your company profile, news, opportunities, jobs, contact details, location map, and twitter feed all in one place. Upgrade your membership profile before Thursday 14th June and get a full colour logo in the The Review: Annual…

28th May 2012

Ensinger Precision Engineering (EPE) announce successful accreditation

Ensinger Precision Engineering (EPE) is pleased to announce their successful accreditation to ISO1345:2003 for the following activities: Machining (2-, 3- and 5- axis turning and milling), finishing, kitting, polishing, part marking, assembly, testing and cleaning of plastics to customer specified requirements for use within the medical device and bioscience industries. Ensinger Precision Engineering is at…

25th May 2012

£250m new funding for life sciences

(UKPA) – 23 hours ago Approximately £250 million of new funding will go into life sciences across the country, a Government minister has announced. Universities and Science Minister David Willetts told MPs during Commons Business questions on Thursday that the investment was a “commitment” to Britain’s bioscience research base. His announcement came as Conservative George Freeman…

25th May 2012

Surgery research funding call – applied health research in surgery

Researchers across the country have until 25th May to make funding bids for surgical research projects. Click here to find out more All areas of scientific activity relevant to surgery will be considered by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Applications supporting multi-disciplinary collaborations will be particularly encouraged. The call is open for a longer…

24th May 2012

Well-connected brains make you smarter in older age

Brains that maintain healthy nerve connections as we age help keep us sharp in later life, new research funded by the charity Age UK has found. Older people with robust brain ‘wiring’ – that is, the nerve fibres that connect different, distant brain areas – can process information quickly and that this makes them generally…

18th May 2012

Firms invest £14m in disease research at Dundee

BBC News 14 May 2012 Last updated at 12:18 A consortium of major pharmaceutical firms is to invest more than £14m in a Dundee-based research project which aims to combat global diseases. The four-year funding package will focus on the development of new drug treatments at the University of Dundee. The consortium includes AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen…

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