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17th September 2014

Business Manager- Cardiff

    Business Manager, Cardiff c. £35,000 + benefits.   Fulcrum is a specialist business and marketing company providing a range of services to organisations in the life science and technology sectors.  Our team is a unique combination of highly qualified scientists and marketers, with clients including academia, businesses at all stages of development, public…

12th September 2014

Finance Wales: Technology Venture Investments

Technology venture investments Flexible debt and equity packages for innovative technology businesses based in Wales Investing in technology businesses Finance Wales invest seed and growth capital in innovative technology businesses with the ambition and potential to become international market leaders. They’re proud to be a leading UK technology ventures investor. Since 2009 we have invested almost…

12th September 2014

MedaPhor floats on AIM

MedaPhor, the Cardiff-based global provider of advanced ultrasound education and training for medical professionals, has raised £4.7 million in its flotation on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange to facilitate its ambitious growth plans. MedaPhor Group plc (“MedaPhor”), the global provider of advanced ultrasound education and training for medical professionals, is pleased to…

12th September 2014

‘Behind the fundraise’ at Venturefest

At the recent Venturefest Wales event, Deputy Fund Manager, Melanie Goward explained how much preparation goes into fundraising as well as the commitment required to grow a company successfully from the early days. This is what she had to say: An investor’s perspective For entrepreneurs, understanding what investors are looking for is a key challenge…

12th September 2014

Diurnal announces £6m funding round

Diurnal announces £6m funding round Cardiff-based Diurnal is a pharmaceutical company creating innovative, high-value hormone therapeutics and advanced treatment regimens of approved drugs. Finance Wales has re-invested alongside IP Group as part of a £6 million investment round. The full £6 million fundraising will enable Diurnal to complete the Phase 3 programme for its lead…

11th September 2014

Coveralls/Protection clothing urgently required by UN for Ebola crisis

The UN is in need of extensive numbers of Type 3, 4, 5 Coveralls/Protection clothing. If you know of any potential suppliers in your network please forward. No tendering is expected. If you can supply these goods please follow link and click ‘Register my interest’  

08th September 2014

Health Innovation Challenge Fund

Health Innovation Challenge Fund £10 million funding round – apply by 15 September 2014 The Department of Health runs a joint funding initiative with the Wellcome Trust. The Health Innovation Challenge Fund (HIC Fund) is a translational funding scheme to accelerate the clinical application of projects that are well advanced along the development pathway. We…

08th September 2014

Innovate UK to run Launchpad competition in Wales

Competition now open! First stage of competition closes on 10th December Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board) recently announced their intention to run a Launchpad competition in Wales. Launchpad’s provide funding for business innovation that aims to support the development and strengthening of clusters of small and medium sized high-tech companies in specific theme…