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28th May 2014

SymlConnect wins the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board SBRI Challenge:

  “Enabling nurses to spend 10% more time with patients in direct value added care.” SymlConnect Ltd, one of the innovative companies based at the Institute of Life Science 2 building on Swansea University Campus has been successful in winning a Proof of Concept contract under the SBRI challenge. SymlConnect was one of the five…

28th May 2014

MET- New Clean Room and Laboratory Opened By MP Charlie Elphicke

Following a laboratory and factory tour on the 16th of May MET’s class 7 clean room is now open for business. It is available for subcontract production services under ISO 13485 allowing the company to partner in the manufacture of all classes of medical devices and drug delivery devices. The clean room is ISO 14644…

28th May 2014

The Bill Mapleson Centre: the work of many people

The Bill Mapleson Centre is important to me, it is intended to help bring innovative science, technology, design and education to our patients.  Professor Mapleson has been a friend, colleague and inspiration for years. Many people have helped make this happen and I very much want to express my thanks.  Excuse me in advance if…

28th May 2014

BSI whitepaper released

Continuing the series of free whitepapers published by BSI, here is the 2nd:  Generating clinical evaluation reports: A guide to effectively analysing medical device safety and performance – Download now to obtain the guidance you need on how to satisfy important regulatory requirements e.g. the concept of equivalence and post-market clinical follow-up (PMCF).

22nd May 2014

Cutting-edge clinical centre opens in South Wales

A new state-of-the-art centre for medical testing and training goes live today (22 May 2014) in the Cynon Valley. The Bill Mapleson Centre brings the design and testing of medical equipment and the training of tomorrow’s doctors together under one roof – working with business for the benefit of patients. A partnership between Cardiff University…

19th May 2014

CIC’s invest in innovative medical diagnostic company to help improve access to healthcare

Albion Care Alliance Ltd, a partnership of four not for profit companies that left the NHS between 2010 and 2011, has invested in innovative medical diagnostic company, Time for Medicine, to help transform the delivery of healthcare services in Medway, Essex, Hull and Kingston-upon-Thames. The Albion Care Alliance Ltd partners are Medway Community Healthcare CIC,…

14th May 2014

Let’s combat Legionella!

Let’s combat Legionella! B & V Water want to help you to control the risk of Legionella in hot and cold water systems and cooling towers through its informative Ofqual accredited training courses. There are limited places available on the next Legionella Awareness course in Daventry on 28th and 29th May 2014 and B &…

14th May 2014

*Change of date* Life Science Exchange Focus Group Meetings

Please note that the Life Science Exchange eHealth and Pharmaceutical Focus Group meetings planned for 22nd May have been postponed due to a number of recent apologies. These meetings will now be taking place on 26th June at the Waterton Centre. In order to accurately gauge numbers, please ensure that you register for these events by clicking the links below:…

13th May 2014

Catapult consultation

Cost: FREE 05 June 2014, 09:30 – 15:00 SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, CF11 9XR In recent years the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) has established a network of Catapult Centres to assist businesses with the commercialisation of innovation.  The UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has asked the entrepreneur Hermann Hauser to conduct a review of the…

13th May 2014

British Consulate in Brazil invite- Biotech webinar

The UKTI Life Sciences Brazil Team would like to invite you to join our webinar on “Biotech Opportunities – BioPartnering Latin America 2014” on 29th May at 13:00 (UK).   The Brazilian biotech sector has been growing consistently, with a growth rate of 20% per year. BioPartnering Latin America is the ideal place to meet potential…