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22nd April 2016

Winners announced as Medilink UK celebrate the best in life sciences and healthcare technology

The best of the UK’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology sector have been crowned at the 2016 Medilink UK Awards Held at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena as part of the Med-Tech Innovation Expo on 20th April, the Medilink UK Awards celebrate the pinnacle of new technologies, outstanding business achievements and international success across the sector throughout…

22nd April 2016

Salar Surgical wins Best British Medical Startup award 2016

Following their success at the MediWales Innovation Awards in December 2015, Salar Surgical was awarded the coveted “Best British Startup Company” award at the nationwide British Medilink Awards in Coventry on the 20th of April 2016. Hosted at the Ricoh arena as part of the largest annual British Med-Tech exhibition, the Medilink Awards are shortlisted from…

18th April 2016

Coveris Advanced Coatings to showcase inspire® medical components at EWMA 2016

Coveris Advanced Coatings to showcase their inspire® range of medical components at EWMA 2016 in Bremen, Germany from 11-13 May 2016 The inspire® range of products are designed to bring high performance to moist wound dressings for the professional and consumer market. inspire® includes standard polyurethane films, foams, laminates and adhesives, ultra-thin films, novel highly breathable…

15th April 2016

BBI Solutions launches two new products: human Galectin-3 and Procalcitonin Antigens

BBI Solutions (BBI) has announced the launch of two new antigens, with the potential to help with the early diagnosis of sepsis and the diagnosis of heart failure. Galectin-3 is a high purity, multi-purpose marker for cardiac failure, as well as a range of cancer types. In normal human hearts the expression of Galectin-3 is…

14th April 2016

UKTI: Brazil export opportunities for life science companies

New UKTI export opportunities for life science companies in the Brazilian market Brazil – Demand for bone cement for vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty and cranioplasty Brazil – Hemostatic bone putty sought in local market Brazil – Local importer and distributor seeks hemostatic bone wax Brazil – Supply of external ventricular drains (EVD) Brazil – Suppliers of neuro sponges…

14th April 2016

Drumlord: Stronger, Better, Faster, Cheaper

The last few months of 2015 saw MediWales member Drumlord develop its SLA Department through investment in software, productivity improvements and cost restructuring. This has enabled the company to offer its Somos Watershed XC11122 SLA at greatly reduced prices.  Depending on the size and geometry of parts, the company has been able to generate savings of up to 50%…

12th April 2016

Expert advice from Abel & Imray: European patent law changes bring cost savings and added complexity

European Patents today The European Patent Office (EPO) was set up in the late 1970s to examine and grant patents in multiple European countries. It has been a great success and allows a single patent application to cover up to 42 countries including all EU member states but also countries such as Switzerland and Norway…

06th April 2016

Denny Bros launches website with new anti-counterfeiting solutions products

Denny Bros, a global leader in multi-page labelling and printing solutions, has launched its website with new anti-counterfeiting solutions products. The security features will help prevent products being tampered with before purchase or usage. The unique and random codes and other special print features used by Denny Bros can benefit healthcare product suppliers. The multi-page labels have been used on a range…

06th April 2016

Jellagen Pty Ltd completes a new £1.5M equity investment to scale up the manufacture of next generation jellyfish collagen

Jellagen Pty Ltd, a medical-technology company announces the completion of a further £1,533,000 equity investment led by Angels in Medcity/London Business Angels and Finance Wales with co-investment from xénos, the Wales Business Angel Network and other existing investors. Jellagen is exploiting jellyfish to provide the market with a next generation collagen biomaterial that is perceived…

06th April 2016

THAY Medical gains ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certification

THAY Medical has recently achieved the first of many steps to becoming a world-class innovator of medical devices in achieving ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certification. Since incorporating late in 2014, THAY Medical has grown based upon a core competence of human factors engineering focusing on medical devices and drug delivery products. Greg Thay, Managing…

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