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29th January 2014

Dragons’ Den open for applicants

A new series of the popular BBC show, Dragons’ Den, is on its way and the Dragons are searching for business ideas, inventions or products with serious business potential that are investment ready and looking for funding. Dragons’ Den gives entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their proposals to a panel of the UK’s most successful…

24th January 2014

January’s Ask the Expert- GX Group

  What does it take to turn your idea into a commercial reality?   Claire Banks, the business development manager at award winning product designers GX Design Engineers, discusses the range of choices customers are faced with when growing an idea from inception to commercial reality.   “The product design lifecycle has several key development…

23rd January 2014

Asalus Medical Instruments awarded CE mark for laparoscopic surgery invention

Asalus Medical Instruments, the company established to commercialise the inventions of the Welsh Institute of Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT), has been awarded the CE mark for UltravisionTM. Ultravision is the first product to be launched by the Cardiff University spin-out and is a revolutionary new technology that clears surgical smoke produced during laparoscopic surgery. The…

23rd January 2014

Medilink UK Awards to take centre-stage at Med-Tech Innovation Expo

The Health Technology sector’s most prestigious Awards – the Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards – will take place at this year’s Med Tech Innovation Expo in Coventry, it has been announced. The Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards is held in a different location every year and this year will take place at the United Kingdom’s…

21st January 2014

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17th January 2014

Medilink UK appoints first industry Chairman

Gary Stapleton, Business Director of 3M Health Care Business Group, West Europe, has been appointed as Chairman of Medilink UK. Mr Stapleton, who becomes the first external industry chair of Medilink UK, will lead his first major task when he chairs a meeting to agree a new three year strategy for Medilink UK. The former…

16th January 2014

Apply for The Innovation Prize®

  For 6 years, The Innovation Prize® has become increasingly successful at an International scale and became a reference in biotechnology. With the support of public organizations (The National Research Agency, The Pasteur Institute), the healthcare industry (Myriad Genetics, Ipsen, Servier and Pierre Fabre) and Universal Biotech, this prize awards biotechnology companies’ projects and academic…

15th January 2014


Early bird registration offer extended to 31st Jan
14th January 2014

World Courier Announces Substantial Expansion to Existing Ground Europe Fleet

World Courier, an AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC) company, has announced the upcoming expansion of the World Courier Ground Europe (WCGE)fleet. WCGE currently operates Mercedes-Benz Sprinter temperature controlled ‘cube’ vans, capable of holding six Euro-pallets, and multifunctional ATP certified 13.6m trailers, from the office in Hythe Kent, close to the Channel Tunnel and the ports of Folkestone…

13th January 2014

Water-borne Infections in Healthcare Training

Water-borne infections can be fatal. Are you doing enough to control the risk?   The prevention of health risks associated with water-borne bacteria is a constant concern for buildings open to the public, particularly healthcare facilities. Some of the most susceptible individuals are in hospitals, care homes and other healthcare premises and it is imperative that…