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21st January 2016

EKF Diagnostics highlight new clinical chemistry analyser at Arab Health 2016

EKF Diagnostics will be highlighting its new Altair™ 240 clinical chemistry analyser alongside many of its other point-of-care (POC) and laboratory diagnostics products at Arab Health 2016, Dubai, 25 – 28th January. The new fully automated Altair 240 bench-top analyzer will be available for demonstrations and discussion on Stand Z1G30 (Zabeel Hall 1). Also on…

21st January 2016

UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research – Public Consultation

The Welsh Government, in conjunction with the Health Research Authority and the devolved administrations, launched a public consultation on a new UK policy framework for health and social care research on 18 December 2015. This sets out the high-level principles of good practice in the management and conduct of research, as well as the responsibilities that underpin…

20th January 2016

Swansea University: Dragons’ Den duo set to revolutionise surgical patient care with new wearable tech

Walking out of the Den back in 2009 with empty pockets and heads held high, Swansea University lecturers Dr David Williams and Dr John Dingley went on to partner with Timesco and successfully bring to market ShakerScope, a kinetically powered light source which enables essential medical instruments to be used in difficult locations where batteries…

20th January 2016

Swansea University Medical School awards recognise the achievements of 2015

Swansea University Medical School has held its Annual Awards for 2015, which celebrate the achievements of its staff and students. Staff and students from across the Medical School, along with invited guests, celebrated individual and team successes at a glitzy ceremony held at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea, on Friday, December 4. The 2015 Award…

20th January 2016

£12m EU backed BEACON+ bio-refining research and innovation project gets the green light

Researchers from Swansea University’s Medical School are to share in a new £12 million investment in Wales’ ‘green’ economy, announced by Welsh Government Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt. Backed by £8 million of EU funds, the BEACON+ project will see scientists from Aberystwyth, Bangor and Swansea Universities working with industry to develop renewable…

20th January 2016

Expert Advice from Elite Electronic Systems: Obsolescence Management

Obsolescence management: A proactive approach to managing risk and minimising disruption to production The life span of many modern consumer electronic devices like a mobile phone or tablet is relatively short. This can be a matter of months to a few years. This need to change and an inherent ability to fall out of fashion…

19th January 2016

UKTI: Cross-government approach at heart of new drive to boost exports

A new whole-of-government approach to boosting British exports delivered through a transformed, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), focused on priority markets and sectors, has been announced today by Trade Minister Lord Maude. UKTI will be at the centre of this new approach, overseeing and co-ordinating export performance on behalf of the Cross-Government Exports Implementation Taskforce,…

18th January 2016

Sony UK TEC Contract Electronics Manufacturing Open Day

Sony UK Technology Centre is holding an open day on 3rd March 2016. If you are looking for a manufacturing partner, register your interest to attend this event for the chance to meet the expert manufacturing team at Sony and discuss collaborative manufacturing opportunities and listen to guest speakers. Open Day Event Invite

18th January 2016

Pelican Feminine Healthcare to launch the latest women’s health medical devices at Arab Health 2016

Pelican Feminine Healthcare – a UK manufacturer of single-use medical devices for women’s health – has announced the launch of two products from its Gynaecology and Obstetrics range at Arab Health 2016. Pelican is committed to the continuous developments of pioneering healthcare solutions in women’s health and this year, will be showcasing their newest innovations…

14th January 2016

TrakCel gets £315k grant for cancer cell therapy

TrakCel has won a £315,000 European investment to take part in a cell therapy project to help treat cancer. The company develops software for clinical trials, and will join forces with research groups and manufacturers for products which are being used to fight cancer. It aims to improve the performance and safety of cellular cancer therapies. The Welsh…