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27th March 2013

Consultation deadline 28.03.2013 REMINDER: Opportunities and Challenges for High Value Manufacturing in the Medical Technology Sector

  The HealthTech and Medicines KTN reminds you that the consultation is now open to provide feedback on the Future UK Life Sciences Manufacturing Landscape – ‘Opportunities and Challenges for High Value Manufacturing in the Medical Technology Sector Report’. This report covers the medical technology sector within Life Sciences, encompassing medical devices and diagnostics and…

27th March 2013

Open Innovation Workshop on Cancer Technologies, sponsored by Yorkshire Cancer Research 17-21st June 2013 in Guangzhou, China

The workshop is an enabling forum to encourage and support partnerships between UK and China companies and translational, clinically orientated research groups in academia with complementary innovations and technologies relevant to prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of cancer. The workshop will focus on opportunities capable of realising a commercial return (either through sale or out-licensing)…

25th March 2013

Wales builds life science links with Sweden and Denmark

Original article can be found here  Wales is set to build closer ties with science centres in Sweden and Denmark. The Welsh government has agreed a “memorandum of understanding” with Medicon Village in Lund, Sweden. Economy Minister Edwina Hart said twinning with Medicon would bring mutual benefits to Wales and the Nordic research centres. “I…

21st March 2013

New £4million Welsh Wound Innovation Centre to deliver health and wealth benefits

A new £4million national centre of excellence in wound prevention and treatment is to be established in Wales with the dual aim of delivering health and wealth benefits for people in Wales.
21st March 2013

Life Sciences Hub will be operational this year

Edwina Hart, Minister for the Economy, Science and Transport, has announced that a Life Sciences Hub – set to be the national and international focal point and nerve centre for the sector in Wales – is to established and operational this year.
15th March 2013

Medilink UK Awards recognises the best in UK healthcare

The Medilink UK Awards, this year held at the NHS Healthcare Innovation Expo, at the ExCel Centre, London, is an annual event that celebrates cutting edge technologies, outstanding business achievements and international successes across the UK’s Life Sciences sector.
13th March 2013

NHS Expo 2013 – Exclusive Discounts

Europe’s largest healthcare innovation will be held on 13-14 March, showcasing the very best innovations in healthcare and lifesciences.. Medilink UK Members are invited to take advantage of a heavily discounted delegate fee.
11th March 2013

Plaid Cymru leader and South West Wales AM visit Swansea company DTR Medical

Innovative medical engineers in Swansea have received a visit from Plaid Cymru politicians.
07th March 2013

EKF Diagnostics sets up molecular subsidiary and acquires another business

Acquisitive point-of-care diagnostics firm EKF Diagnostics has moved into the molecular field with the establishment of a new subsidiary – which has been bolstered via acquisition.
07th March 2013

New strategic alliance enables integrated heathcare IT solutions

In the past week, two leading UK proponents of IT in healthcare, SymlConnect Limited and KODIT Limited, have formed a strategic alliance to work in partnership.