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31st July 2012

New Fusion IP portfolio company Fault Current Limited

Fusion IP, the university commercialisation company which turns university research into business, is pleased to announce a new portfolio company, Fault Current Limited (FCL), has been formed under its exclusive agreement with Cardiff University.
30th July 2012

TSB Future Health Mission 2012 – Apply now!

Technology Strategy Board Future Health Mission 2012 Apply now and kick start your US growth plan Did you know that previous entrepreneur-led missions have collectively raised more than $200m in private finance? The Future Health Mission 2012  is your chance to get involved. The Future Health Mission will help the UK’s most promising early stage companies accelerate their…

30th July 2012

Finance Wales invest Thousands in Innovative Life Science Companies

The technology ventures team at MediWales members Finance Wales are proud to announce significant investment in innovative technology businesses to accelerate their commercialisation plans.
27th July 2012

Present your company at the largest wound dressings conference in China

Present your company at the largest wound dressings conference in China 9-14 September 2012, Beijing, China The 5th International Wound Dressings Conference in Beijing is an outstanding opportunity for your company to showcase its products / technologies in advanced wound management. This is a highly targetted, senior-level event which brings together China’s woundcare industry, R&D…

27th July 2012

Student’s Tea Study into Hospital ‘Superbug’ Wins Award

A Cardiff University student’s research into how tea can block a hospital superbug has won him a prize for collaborative research in Wales.
26th July 2012

First Child to have Pioneering Stem Cell based Windpipe Transplant “doing well”

The first child to have pioneering surgery to rebuild his windpipe using his own stem cells is doing well and is back in school.
25th July 2012

Easing Chronic Pain for Both Patients and NHS

GPs and primary care practitioners are being offered the chance to gain new skills to better identify and support patients in chronic pain thanks to a £250,000 University funding boost.
24th July 2012

Malignant Melanoma Rates Soar amongst Welsh over 50s

Four times as many people in their 50s in Wales are now diagnosed with the worst form of skin cancer as 30 years ago, research suggests. Cancer Research UK said the increase in malignant melanoma rates could reflect tanning behaviour in the 1970s era of cheap package holidays and sunbeds. It said Wales has seen one of the biggest increases in the UK.
23rd July 2012

Clinical Gene Therapy Verging on European Approval

The first gene therapy to treat a rare illness came closer to market today after the European drugs regulator recommended the medicine for approval across member states.
20th July 2012

Ehi2 Event presentations: Chronic Conditions Management & Telehealth

On April 4 2012 Ehi2 held the Chronic Conditions Management & Telehealth at Swansea University. Speakers included: Claire Hurlin, Hywel Dda Health Board – Click here to download the presentation David Muxworthy, Alere Connected Health Limited – Click here to download the presentation This seminar looked at the need for chronic conditions management for patients and healthcare…