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29th March 2018

Cardiff major trauma centre to go ahead

The University Hospital of Wales looks set become the first major trauma centre in the country after an agreement by six health boards.
28th March 2018

Jellagen Pty Ltd Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification

Jellagen Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that the Welsh based marine biotechnology company has been certified to ISO 13485:2016 by leading Certification Body – LRQA, for the manufacture of medical grade next generation collagen derived from jellyfish.
28th March 2018

Renishaw encourages uptake of STEM with FDC launch

Global engineering technologies company Renishaw will officially launch its Fabrication Development Centre (FDC) on March 28th, 2018 at the company's Miskin facility in South Wales.
28th March 2018

Proton Partners International granted formal approval to begin treatment in Wales

Proton Partners International has been granted formal technical and regulatory approval from Healthcare Inspectorate Wales to begin treating patients with proton beam therapy at its Rutherford Cancer Centre in Wales.
28th March 2018

£200m life sciences village planned for Llanelli

Plans for a state-of-the-art life sciences business centre and assisted living centre on a 46-acre site near Llanelli have been lodged with Carmarthenshire Council.

21st March 2018

Expert Advice from Bridgend College on Apprenticeships

The 2017 document Industrial Strategy - Life Sciences sector deal , outlines the industry’s ambition to reach 20,000 apprenticeships in the science sector by 2020.
21st March 2018

Llanelli Wellness & Life Science Village takes a major step forward

An outline planning application has now been submitted to Carmarthenshire Council for the innovative project at Delta Lakes, which includes new sport and leisure facilities, along with state-of-the-art services for health and wellbeing. 
20th March 2018

Research Led by Swansea University Secures £1M Award for Funding

Virtual testing of newly manufactured components, using 3D X-ray imaging, could be on the horizon, thanks to research led by Swansea University, which has just been awarded £1 million in funding.  Virtual tests could provide a big boost to the manufa
20th March 2018

Creo on track for 2019 commercial launch

Chepstow-headquartered medical products company Creo Medical is on track to launch its first commercial products in 2019.
16th March 2018

Marketing partnership agreement with Qatar Airways will raise Wales’ profile globally

In anticipation of the inaugural Qatar Airways flight to Cardiff in May 2018, a Marketing partnership agreement has been signed between Welsh Government and Qatar Airways which will increase Wales’ visibility in key markets as a holiday and business