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07th September 2012

Anaesthesia Innovation: September’s MediWales Featured Member

Anaesthesia Innovation is an integral part of the vibrant research department of Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine in Cardiff University benefitting from continuing success in the development of innovative research projects some examples include the Hall Lock device  – a collaborative project with Flexicare Medical Ltd,  which has been CE marked and is currently…

07th September 2012

UK HealthGateway: September’s MediWales Featured Member

UK HealthGateway is a highly effective UK health market access enabler for medical devices, medical services and pharmaceuticals. If you supply the UK National Health Service or aspire to do so, then our help could be invaluable. Our clients come to us for fast, cost-effective and reliable market access solutions to give them measurable commercial…

07th September 2012

South Wales based SONY UK Tec to make Raspberry Pi computer

Previously manufactured in China, this credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computer has been repatriated to the SONY UK Technology Centre in Wales. The stripped back computer, which aims to encourage more young people to learn programming, sells for around US $25 (£16). A multi-million pound deal will see the Pencoed site produce more than 300,000 units of…

07th September 2012

NICE-recommended clinical trial due to start on promising Welsh wound healing device

The first clinical trial resulting from NICE medical technology guidance recommendations is due to start soon on a device to promote wound healing. NICE issued guidance in 2011 strongly encouraging further research on the use of the MIST Therapy system in chronic wounds, comparing it with standard care. The Medical Technologies Advisory Committee’s view was…

05th September 2012

Hugh James LLP – top tips on preparing for new investment

  Top Tips – preparing for new investment The recently established Welsh Life Science Investment Fund will make £100,000,000 of new funds available to life science businesses. If you are considering new investment, we have set out below, based on our experience of advising on numerous investments, our tips on how to prepare for investment…

04th September 2012

Job Opportunity with NISCHR AHSC – closes 24th September

The National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) Academic Health Science Collaboration (AHSC) is looking to appoint 3 experienced Industry Managers to join the team to develop and deliver an exciting new signposting and facilitation service to enhance the quantity and quality of commercial research being undertaken in NHS Wales. Please click here…

03rd September 2012

Wellcome Trust Funding: Health Innovation Challenge Fund (round 7)

This is a parallel funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health to stimulate the creation of innovative healthcare products, technologies and interventions and to facilitate their development for the benefit of patients in the NHS and beyond. The Health Innovation Challenge Fund is positioned as a translational funding scheme to accelerate…