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14th September 2012

University Challenge 2012 – A Call for Participants

MediWales will be hosting our next University Challenge seminar this October and we are looking for projects to present to an audience of potential investors and collaborative partners. This seminar is designed for small-to-medium sized businesses, start-ups, university spinouts and NHS staff interested in the development of intellectual property and taking innovation ideas forward. This…

14th September 2012

Chemical & Pharmaceutical Market Visit to Spain incorporating visit to CPhI Worldwide 9 – 11 October 2012 Madrid

The UKTI Life Sciences team in Madrid are offering relevant UK chemical/life sciences companies a cost-effective way to gain insight into the Spanish chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries plus the opportunity to visit CPhI Worldwide*, www.cphi.com, the world’s leading pharmaceutical business and networking event. Registration Deadline Friday 14th September 2012 The Spanish pharmaceutical industry is an important…

14th September 2012

Job Vacancy: Marketing Executive, Magstim

A vacancy has arisen within the Marketing Department for a Marketing Executive, reporting to the Managing Director. SUMMARY OF JOB:- To ensure all Magstim’s internal and external communication is carried out to a high standard and in a consistent manner. PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES:- Perform effectively in each of the following areas:- Deal with all external communication…

11th September 2012

Invent – Proof of Concept Scheme – Deadline 11th September

Invent awards will provide full funding of up to £30K per project to support innovation within the NHS and Local Authority Social Services Departments in Wales. The fund is designed to assist the development of technologies that have the potential to benefit patients and service users.
11th September 2012

MediWales Innovation Awards 2012 – NHS Awards Entries Open

NHS Award entries open! Application deadline Friday 5 October In partnership with the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), MediWales runs two Awards for NHS personnel: “NHS Partnership with Industry” and “Innovation within the NHS” MediWales’ 7th Innovation Awards competition and celebratory dinner is taking place on Tuesday 11th December 2012 at…

07th September 2012

MediWales’ Innovation Awards 2012 – competition is now open

Competition registration open Application Deadline Friday 14 October MediWales is running its 7th Innovation Awards competition and celebratory dinner on Tuesday 11th December 2012 at Cardiff’s City Hall for all award winners, sponsors and MediWales members who wish to attend. The Innovation Awards are a chance to celebrate the successes and advances of life science…

07th September 2012

Cardiff Uni, DTR Medical and a prominent surgeon use F1 technology to repair damaged eardrums

Cardiff University scientists have discovered that design technology used in Formula 1 racing can be used to treat damaged eardrums. Three patients in the UK have successfully regained their hearing after undergoing the new procedure which uses a tiny graft of flesh taken from behind the ear to create an exact replica of the eardrum….

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…