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…

31st August 2012

Welsh Government Trade Mission to Arab Health 2013 – Subsidies Available

                                                            The Welsh Government’s Life Sciences Team invite you to attend a trade fair for the medical devices and healthcare industries ARAB HEALTH 2013 January 28…

27th August 2012

UKTI Mission to AdvaMed 2011: The MedTech Conference

Are you an innovative medtech company with strong international growth potential? Do you want to win business in the US market but are not clear about the next steps? Would you benefit from expanding your contacts in the US medtech sector? If you answered “Yes” to all these questions, we invite you to consider attending…

27th August 2012

Wellcome Trust Funding: Translation Awards

Click here for more information For applied R&D projects that address an unmet need in healthcare. They are open to academic researchers and companies, and can address almost any area of healthcare. Translation Awards are response-mode funding designed to bridge the funding gap in the commercialisation of new technologies in the biomedical area. Projects covering…

21st August 2012

English NHS ‘Brand’ Could be Sold Abroad to Generate Income for Hospitals

Hospitals are to be encouraged by the government to sell their services abroad, setting up clinics with the famous NHS brand to pull in much-needed cash for the health service from overseas.
20th August 2012

Bangor University Research Points to Heat Treatment for Cancer

Research at Bangor University has identified a switch in cells that may help to kill localised tumors with heat.
20th August 2012

Expert Study Advises on Business Growth

A major study undertaken by the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Wales, Newport has identified ways in which businesses can increase their exports to global markets.