News > January > 2018

30th January 2018

Signum Health lands £400,000

Welsh HealthTech startup Signum Health has scored £400,000 in an equity round led by the Development Bank of Wales.
29th January 2018

Welsh success in Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre bid

A joint bid involving the Welsh Blood Service, Velindre NHS Trust and TrakCel has been successful in securing a £7m grant from Innovate UK to fund a Midlands and Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre.
26th January 2018

Enter the Wales Technology Awards

The entry deadline for The Wales Technology is exactly one month away. Don’t wait until the last minute, start your entry now and do yourself and your company justice!
25th January 2018

New Board for Life Sciences Hub Wales

The Life Sciences Hub Wales has shown its continued commitment to the sector with the announcement of a new board.
22nd January 2018

First Minister appoints new Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales

First Minister Carwyn Jones has appointed internationally renowned psychologist and neuroscientist, Professor Peter Halligan, to the post of Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales.
22nd January 2018

Pinpoint awarded Innovate UK grant

Bridgend-based design and manufacturing company Pinpoint Scientific Limited have recently completed a proof of market study for novel microbiological air sampling technology.
19th January 2018

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine – a universal blood test for cancer. A team at Johns Hopkins University has trialled a method that detects eight common forms of the disease. Their vision is an annual test designed to catch cancer early and save lives. UK experts said…

18th January 2018

Bangor University Gets £5m for Science Facility

A “world-leading” science facility will be developed at Bangor University after a £5m EU funding boost announced by the Energy and Rural Affairs Secretary, Lesley Griffiths.
17th January 2018

Middle East Announced as Key Priority Market for UK MedTech Companies

Over half of the UK’s MedTech companies anticipate exports to the Middle East to increase over the next five years, an ABHI survey can reveal.  
16th January 2018

MHRA update to pharmaceutical companies on exit preparations

An update from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to pharmaceutical companies on preparations for exiting the European Union