13th August 2015

Expert Advice: 7 Key Factors Considered by the GX Product Realisation Team

By Gary Ross, GX Group. GX want to make their clients’ conceptual ideas a physical, commercial reality. We cover a range of sectors, from automotive to healthcare, but the underpinning and fundamental considerations of what goes into a product’s design remain the same. If you approach GX, we will partner you at every step of the…

10th August 2015

BIA publishes new report calling for the Biomedical Catalyst scheme to be continued in the interest of the nation’s health and wealth

Today the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) publishes a new report, The Biomedical Catalyst, making the case to continue. Published following the announcement of the last round of the current Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) funding allocation, the report gives a retrospective of the current scheme and showcases ten case studies from companies who have been recipients of…

05th August 2015

One day in translational medicine: ON Helix 2015: a Delegate’s view

One day in translational medicine: ON Helix 2015: a Delegate’s view  Written by Clare Sansom This year One Nucleus’ annual Translational Research Conference, ON Helix, moved back to the venue of its inaugural meeting in 2013: the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, home of both the Sanger Institute and the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI). …

29th July 2015

Finance Wales’ micro loans continue to back businesses in South East Wales

Finance Wales made micro loans totalling £1.54 million in 46 businesses in South East Wales in 2014-15. Rhiannon Brewer, Senior Investment Executive, works with SMEs in the region looking for loans of between £1,000 and £50,000. These loans can be used to start or expand a business, to purchase new equipment or stock or even…

29th July 2015

£600m hospitals revamp plan unveiled for south-west Wales

Radical plans for a £600m transformation of hospital services in south-west Wales have been revealed. Swansea’s Morriston Hospital would double in size and become a regional centre for specialist treatments. The city’s other hospital, Singleton, would be a centre of excellence for diagnostic and same-day care, working with GPs, opticians and dentists. On-the-job training and…

28th July 2015

Caladrius, PCT and TrakCel to Drive Cell Therapy Manufacturing Excellence

Companies will Collaborate on Cell Therapy Management Technology Implementation TrakCel Ltd. today announced a collaboration agreement with Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:CLBS) and its subsidiary PCT, a Caladrius Company (PCT) to implement its cell therapy process management and supply chain integration technology. TrakCel’s technology integrates and automates the entire cell therapy process end-to-end while providing real-time…

24th July 2015

New bench-top clinical chemistry analyzer launched by EKF Diagnostics at AACC 2015

EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces the international launch of the Altair™ 240 clinical chemistry analyzer at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, Ga, 26-30 July. This new bench-top platform represents EKF Diagnostics’ first fully integrated chemistry system designed for the global market….

22nd July 2015

Glyconics Selected To Attend an International Open Innovation Workshop in China on Point of Care Diagnostics

Glyconics Limited has been successful in a competition led by the Yorkshire and Humberside Academic Health Science Network to attend a Workshop on Point of Care Diagnostics in Tianjin, China in July, 2015. The workshop, which is being run in partnership with the University of Bradford, aims to foster collaborations between UK and Chinese companies,…

22nd July 2015

New £7M Swansea Digital Economy Centre taking research to the next stage

Swansea University’s College of Science is to become home to a new digital economy research centre worth in excess of £7M, which will help create and deliver digital innovations with real-world impact. The new CHERISH-DE Centre – or Challenging Human Environments and Research Impact for a Sustainable and Healthy Digital Economy – has received a…

20th July 2015

All Party Parliamentary Group established to raise profile of UK Life Sciences sector

Today the new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Life Sciences holds its official launch event in Parliament. The group has been established to raise awareness and understanding of the valuable contribution the life sciences sector provides to the health and the wealth of the nation. Opening the event, Kit Malthouse MP, Chair of the…