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29th February 2016

Frontier Medical Group opens new Head Office and celebrates 50th anniversary milestone

Frontier Medical Group unveils a new office for its 240-strong staff in South Wales while celebrating 50 years of success Last week, the medical device company Frontier Medical Group (Frontier) opens its new Head Office in Blackwood in South Wales. The newly refurbished office will be inaugurated on Frontier’s 50th anniversary, celebrating the milestone with an…

26th February 2016

New partner for IP firm Wynne Jones

A leading Welsh intellectual property firm has appointed a new partner as part of plans to grow by 25% in 2016. Cardiff-based Wynne-Jones IP has appointed patent attorney Jim Robertson to head up the firm’s life science team as it looks to grow its market share in this sector over the next five years. Joining…

26th February 2016

UK’s life sciences sector is ambitious for the EU

UK life science businesses see the future of our sector in Europe. We are supportive of effective reform in Europe. We are ambitious for the UK’s future in Europe. We are ambitious for the EU in the world. Letter published in the Financial Times, 24 February 2016 Sir, The UK life sciences sector is growing…

23rd February 2016

Bionow life sciences forum in The Times SuperNorth

The Times SuperNorth Supplement is the third such annual publication from The Times in partnership with Bionow. If you are unable to get your hands on a copy of the publication, a pdf download is available here: Read The Times SuperNorth Supplement in partnership with Bionow The publication provides an in depth feature on the 2015…

23rd February 2016

Renishaw: New horizons in custom LaserAbutments™

Renishaw has collaborated with dental implant innovator BioHorizons to bring custom metal 3D printed abutments, known as LaserAbutmentsTM, to their customers for the first time. The joint initiative enables dentists to offer custom abutments for restorations providing exceptional function and aesthetics, while maintaining high value for money. The initiative is designed to meet the growing…

23rd February 2016

Teamworks Design – Expert advice: Developing a life science brand

This year, Teamworks Design is celebrating thirty years of helping companies with their design and communications needs and working with science, technology and innovation brands. 30 years of branding knowhow During this time our team has adapted to the exciting evolution of our industry; the technology, skills and communication channels have changed beyond all recognition. Teamworks…

18th February 2016

Investing in innovation: the future of life science in Wales blog

After many years of investment drought and with significant support from national and regional Governments, UK life science funding hit a 10-year high in 2015. To celebrate and explore this exciting time for the life science industry, MediWales and the BIA collaborated to deliver the event ‘Investing in innovation – the future of life science in Wales’…

17th February 2016

Triteq’s Calling All Start-Up Series: What lies beneath an idea?

What lies beneath an idea? Triteq’s Calling All Start-Up series brings experienced product design consultancy directly to the people and for one start-up this Spring, it will be free! In 2015, Triteq launched its Calling All Start-Up competition with a first prize of a day’s consultancy to the lucky winner. The entries were so good that two winners…

16th February 2016

Pelican Feminine Healthcare invests in sterilisation unit

Cardiff-based Pelican Feminine Healthcare has invested in a new sterilisation unit, said to be the first of its kind in Wales. The £400,000 investment means Pelican can not only manufacture medical instruments at its Cardiff site, but sterilise them as well, making it one of the few companies in the UK capable of doing so….

15th February 2016

TrakCel selected for EU CAR-T Cell Therapy Project

€6 million EU project CARAT to optimise CAR-T development TrakCel Ltd., a leading provider of clinical supply chain orchestration technology for Cell, Gene and Immunotherapies, today announced its selection as a key partner in CARAT, an EU-funded project to support the development of CAR T cell therapies. The CARAT (Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CARs) for Advanced…