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13th December 2013

Strength of Welsh Innovation highlighted at MediWales’ Awards

The MediWales Innovation Awards 2013 celebrated the fantastic achievements of life science companies and individuals from the NHS in Wales. A priority sector in a tough economy, Welsh industry’s innovative partnerships with the NHS and academic institutions significantly contribute to the health and wealth of Wales. The 320-guest Awards Dinner, sponsored by National Institute for…

13th December 2013

Over 200 Attendees for the UK HealthTech Conference

The second UK HealthTech Conference took place on 10th December in the Hilton, Cardiff. Delivered by MediWales the event attracted over 200 professionals, clinicians and industry specialists. A truly collaborative event, MediWales has partnered with the Association of British Healthcare Industries, Medilink UK, the HealthTech and Medicines Knowledge Transfer Network, Med-Tech Innovation, One Nucleus, UK…

12th December 2013

December’s Expert Advice: B & V Training Academy

Are you effectively controlling the risks of water-borne infections?   Sarah Pallett, Training Manager at B & V Training Academy asks four pertinent questions to check whether you are effectively controlling the risks of water-borne infections within a healthcare setting.   1.    Do you understand the risks associated with legionella, and how best to control…

12th November 2013

Invacare wins Company of the Year 2013 at IWA Business Awards

Invacare is named ‘Company of the Year’ as the best of Welsh businesses were recognised in a prestigious awards ceremony on Friday 8 November at Cardiff City Hall, Wales. The company won the award for its outstanding performance in the category for organisations who exceed a yearly turnover of £10 million. Judges were looking for…

12th November 2013

New member: Copia QA

Copia QA is a medical device consultancy formed by David Broderick who has over 20 years experience of medical devices in both the quality and regulatory fields. Experience has been gained in areas including 510(k) submissions, Technical File compilation,  risk management, supplier controls – including extensive experience in supplier auditing, CAPA, ISO 13485 implementation, IEC60601…

12th November 2013

Expert Advice for November- Elite Electronic Systems

Mark Mc Bride, technical manager at Elite Electronic Systems discusses the need for a comprehensive test regime for medical devices and outlines some of the testing now available in assisting manufacturers bring quality products to market. At Elite we work on the principle that no one wants their products being returned from the market place…

05th November 2013

Swansea University – Offering bespoke business support via access to postgraduates

  The Access to Masters (ATM) scheme aims to find projects for Postgraduate Students which are connected and pertinent to industry.   ATM is backed with £12.3 million from the Convergence European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Government. The scheme delivers a range of Masters level courses to the future workforce creating a direct…

24th October 2013

Invacare: FA cash leaves England powerchair team free to focus on 2015 World Cup

With the FA’s backing, one of the fastest-growing disabled sports can now train its national team at St George’s Park and no longer has to worry about fundraising. In the superb sports hall at St George’s Park, the Football Association’s 25th and newest England team are called together for a post-training pep talk. “I’m pretty…

21st October 2013

October Member of the Month: Protherics UK Ltd

Protherics UK Ltd, based in west Wales, is a BTG International group company. BTG is a growing international specialist healthcare company. Our mission is to bring to market medical products that meet the needs of specialist healthcare physicians and their patients. We are focused on three business areas: Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Interventional Medicine and Licensing &…

16th October 2013

Can you make a difference to kidney disease?

SBRI Healthcare Competition – Kidney Care Briefing Event 23 October – Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel, London 28 October  – Royal York Hotel, York 4pm – 6:30pm A new £3.6million fund is being launched in association with The Department of Health and NIHR Devices for Dignity HTC to find innovative technology based solutions in Kidney Care. The Small…

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