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26th February 2015

Glyconics Appoints Jeremy Williams as Non-Executive Director

Glyconics Limited has appointed Jeremy Williams as non-executive director, joining the Board of Directors. Glyconics, an innovative UK diagnostics company, is a spinout from Swansea University and is developing a novel diagnostic technology for the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Jeremy joins the fast-growing company as it gears up for full commercialisation of…

20th February 2015

Microsemi secures £320,000 EU investment

Caldicot-based Microsemi Corporation has secured £320,000 in EU funding towards its £2.5m Medilight project. Welsh Government finance minister Jane Hutt said that the company had successfully bid for the investment from Horizon 2020, an EU research and innovation programme. The company makes semiconductors for the communications, defence and security, aerospace and industrial sectors. The Medilight…

18th February 2015

Innovate UK: Funding for developing non-animal technologies

Developing non-animal technologies Innovate UK are to invest up to £6m in collaborative R&D projects that support the development and application of non-animal technologies in the UK. This competition seeks to advance the rate of development and commercialisation of non-animal technologies and testing systems that better predict human and animal responses to, and the environmental…

18th February 2015

Partners with sensor and device development expertise sought for H2020 Personalising Health Care proposal

Partners with sensor and device development expertise sought for H2020 Personalising Health Care proposal An Italian SME is developing a project proposal for a Personalising Health Care call and seeks partners with expertise to develop a sensor for objective data, to develop a small hand-held device to be used by patients, to evaluate the current…

18th February 2015

GX: Case Study – MSS Pro Flex Electric Hospital Bed

The Challenge: To design a bed that helps prevent injury to hospital staff whilst trying to lift or move patients in particular those weighing 25 stone and over. The Solution: GX Design Engineers devised a four section electric profiling bed with motorised lift, back and leg angle adjustment mechanisms and an overall safe working load…

09th February 2015

Biotec Services International completes its rebrand into PCI Group

Biotec Services International completes its rebrand into PCI Group. PCI is pleased to announce that further to the acquisition in September 2014 of Biotec Services International, the company has today rebranded as part of the PCI group. This rebrand brings together the expertise of two world class organizations and significantly expands PCI’s capability to deliver…

09th February 2015

Elite Electronics: Delivering what the customer wants

Delivering what the Customer Wants? David Allen is Managing Director of Elite Electronics in Northern Ireland. He explains how important it is to deliver product and services customers’ require and outlines the steps Elite take in that delivery. Established in 1986 with locations in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland and South Carolina, USA – Elite is a…

06th February 2015

Expert Advice: Triteq ‘Need an extra 50 pairs of hands?’

Need an extra 50 pairs of hands? “The best way to predict your future is to create it”   Abraham Lincoln We have three complimentary consultancy slots available at Triteq for dynamic individuals, entrepreneurs or SME’s, to come in, meet the team and tell us how and why you need our help to develop your idea…

06th February 2015

New COO To Lead Increased Production at Microvisk

New COO To Lead Increased Production at Microvisk As Microvisk gears up for volume production of its CoagMax® PT/INR testing system, engineer Chris Townsend has been appointed to the role of Chief Operations Officer. Chris joined the team at St. Asaph on 8 December and will be responsible for all operational aspects of the business:…