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24th April 2014

UK-to-NZ mission in Medical Technologies in June 2014.

The British High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce that it will host a UK-to-NZ mission in Medical Technologies in June 2014. The mission will coincide with the Medical Technologies and Healthcare conference (http://www.healthcarecongress.org.nz/) in Auckland, New Zealand, June 10 and 11. The High Commission is cooperating with the Medical Technologies Association of NZ…

24th April 2014

Hospitalar Trade Fair Briefing- Webinar

UKTI is pleased to invite you to join the Hospitalar Trade Fair Briefing Section, which will be presented to you via Webinar on 6th May at 12:00 (UK). The webinar will last from 40 to 50 minutes and will consist of: – market overview of the Brazilian market, by Prospectiva Consulting; – legal aspects /…

24th April 2014

TrakCel wins £125,000 to develop novel medical technology

A Bridgend-based company has raised £125,000 towards the development of a service for the cell therapy and regenerative medicine sectors. TrakCel – a joint venture between clinical supplies business Biotec Services International, Swansea University spinout AwenID and pharmaceutical technology specialist Scalaris Technologies – has received £125,000 in repayable business finance from the Welsh Government. The…

22nd April 2014

EKF Diagnostics Acquires Selah Genomics, Inc. and DiaSpect Medical AB

EKF Diagnostics (www.ekfdiagnostics.com), the global in vitro diagnostics business, has announced that it has acquired Selah Genomics, Inc. and DiaSpect Medical AB. Sweden based DiaSpect manufactures desktop hemoglobin analyzers, whilst Selah, of South Carolina is a service provider that supplies molecular diagnostics tests for the development of personalized medicine. The integration of DiaSpect’s product line…

11th April 2014

April’s Expert Advice

  Working to high standards   Why Good Manufacturing Practices matter     A look behind the scenes with Claire Banks, the business development manager at GX Design Engineers, part of the GX Group, exploring some of the standards that govern product development.   “There is no one overriding standard,” says Claire, “rather each product,…

10th April 2014

Middle East trade boosts water treatment company

Northampton-based B&V Group has won new business worth about £250,000 in the Middle East. The company will help to treat water and provide disinfectants in hospitals in the United Arab Emirates. This news comes during UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Export Week, which includes a focus on Middle East trading. The water treatment and wound-care…

10th April 2014

Overseas Market Introduction Service: 2014 BIO International Convention Profiling

San Diego has been ranked among the top life sciences clusters in the US, driven by collaboration and commercial opportunities. UK Trade & Investment is pleased to announce an opportunity for UK companies to showcase their innovative new technologies on a global platform. Join UK Trade & Investment at BIO 2014 to learn more about…

09th April 2014

Invitation: Therapies and Clinical Support Clinical Programme Group (CPG) Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales

8th May- 8.30am till 1pm. Three free places are on offer to interested companies The Clinical Programme Group (CPG) wishes to meet with companies in order to collaborate and develop ideas and projects. This first meeting is aimed at equipping health care professionals with the skills and information to enable them to take part in…