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28th June 2012

Welsh Government Trade Exhibition Opportunity – China Medical Equipment Fair

18th-21st October 2012 Chengdu, China Exhibitors up to £3,000 per person Visitors up to £2,000 per person Registration open Karine Davies will be available to discuss this opportunity at the MediWales International Trade Event 2012, Tuesday 3rd July, Cardiff: Click here to register for the MediWales International Trade Event 2012. CMEF are the largest Medical…

28th June 2012

inovia Agents Rank Among the Top Patent Firms in MIP’s 2012 Survey

inovia, the leading foreign filing platform provider, has reported that many of its agents have been included in Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s “Patent Survey 2012” rankings, demonstrating inovia’s commitment to building a network of superior patent professionals offering clients high-quality service. The survey covers more than 80 jurisdictions and ranks the top firms for prosecution…

27th June 2012

New life sciences R&D model based on real-time learning and data-sharing needed to sustain innovation

Ernst & Young’s annual biotech report shows biotech financial performance stabilizing but tight funding straining traditional drug development model BOSTON and LONDON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The global biotechnology industry showed a second straight year of increasingly stable financial performance in 2011, according to Ernst & Young’s 26th annual biotech report, Beyond…

23rd June 2012

Enter the Building Better Healthcare Awards 2012

The Building Better Healthcare Awards have been recognising, rewarding and celebrating the best practice in world class architecture, design, facilities and estates management for over 15 years. But that's not all, no healthcare building or environment are fit for purpose without the people, technology and equipment that meets the needs of each patient.
21st June 2012

Biomedical Catalyst Fund Available

Technology Strategy Board – Biomedical Catalyst The £180 million Biomedical Catalyst, announced by David Cameron in December 2011, will see the Medical Research Council and the Technology Strategy Board working together to provide responsive and effective support for the best life science opportunities arising in the UK. Support through the Biomedical Catalyst is available to…

18th June 2012

The Welsh Government trade mission to Medica 2012

Click here to download the 2012 MEDICA information brochure Click here to download the 2012 MEDICA Welsh Government trade mission application form As the largest Medical Devices Exhibition in the world Medica is not to be missed. Spread over 17 halls, with over 4,500 exhibitors and 135,000 international visitors, it a great place to promote your…

15th June 2012

Product development call from design and innovation research centre

The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research (PDR), a  long standing design, research and innovation consultancy is calling for more companies to come forward to develop their individualised medical products after successful advancements have been made with a breast prostheses project. The project, which will provide patients with more realistic and better fitting…

15th June 2012

Fusion portfolio company, Diurnal, involved in new €4.2 million EU research programme

  Fusion IP (AIM: FIP), the university commercialisation company which turns university research into business, has announced its portfolio company, Diurnal, is a major partner in a new EU collaborative research programme for the Treatment of Adrenal Insufficiency in Neonates (TAIN). The programme will, for the first time, create a regulatory approved paediatric version of…

13th June 2012

i4i Product Development Awards (4th call)

Click here for more information i4i will support projects to develop innovative healthcare technologies including medical devices, active implantable devices and in vitro diagnostic devices. i4i will also support projects which utilise and develop techniques or technologies that could have a potential impact if applied in a healthcare setting. The fourth call for i4i Product Development…

12th June 2012

Broomfield and Alexander Advice – Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)

  Companies, particularly in the current climate, are struggling to raise finance.  However, there are various tax incentive investment schemes available offering a range of tax reliefs to individuals that purchase new shares in certain companies. One of these schemes is the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) which was introduced in April this year.  As…