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20th August 2013

Producing the next implantable heart pump

Dr Graham Foster Calon Cardio-Technology Ltd’s use of HPC Wales’ supercomputing technology and associated services is contributing to the development of the next generation of affordable, implantable micro blood pumps for the treatment of chronic heart failure. Ventricular assist devices (VADs) provide an alternative to heart transplants. Without these, patients with advanced heart failure have…

20th August 2013

August’s Expert Advice- Bevan & Buckland

This month’s expert advice comes from Paul Arnold. Paul Arnold is Tax Partner at Bevan & Buckland and specialises in assisting companies with their Research & Development (“R&D”) tax relief and Patent Box claims.  Paul was previously the regional head of the R&D Tax Services at a Big 4 firm and is currently also a…

20th August 2013

New member: BioCatalysts

Biocatalysts is a speciality enzyme manufacturer that focuses on enzyme discovery, development and manufacture for a range of industries including API manufacture, diagnostic enzymes and fine chemicals. We differentiate ourselves by being able to offer anything from small scale laboratory samples through to large scale, long term manufacturing of stabilised product. These products are available…

20th August 2013

New member: Blackwood Embedded Solutions

Blackwood Embedded Solutions Ltd specialise in full design cycle real-time embedded system design, both electronics and software. With a small team of engineers from graduates to experienced consultants, we can provide services from initial design concepts and prototypes, through specification, design, implementation, risk analysis/FMEA, verification and validation. We can offer 25+ years’ experience in medical…

20th August 2013

New Member: Bevan & Buckland

Bevan & Buckland are a firm of Chartered Accountants based in South Wales. We provide a wide range of accountancy and related services including assistance with the preparation of accounts, statutory audits, corporate finance, grant applications, payroll, VAT and taxation advice. A key focus of our business is providing pro-active tax advice to companies and…

02nd August 2013

£1m investment for new MediWales member Biocatalysts

  A Nantgarw-based food enzyme maker is investing in new equipment as part of a £1m investment. Biocatalysts has invested in a new enzyme plant to allow it to significantly increase production as it grows and expands into new markets.   The company employs more than 50 staff and makes enzymes for the food processing…