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16th March 2018

Government announces £300 million for landmark ageing society grand challenge

10 million Brits alive today can expect to reach 100 - this funding will ensure that the UK leads the world in healthy ageing.
16th March 2018

Swansea University and Pfizer Drive Forward Collaboration at BioWales 2018

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer and Swansea University are driving forward their vision to improve health and wellbeing for the people of South West Wales, delegates at this year’s BioWales conference were told.
16th March 2018

Revenue passes £40m at EKF

Revenues at South Wales-based EKF Diagnostics have passed £40m, with the medical company confident of steady and sustainable growth.
14th March 2018

New funding for scientists tackling lung disease

Swansea University spin-out company PulmonIR Ltd has won an Innovate UK Investment Accelerator grant worth £105,000.
13th March 2018

A flu vaccine in pill form has been created by Welsh scientists

Scientists at Cardiff University have created the world’s first vaccination in pill form – a breakthrough which could “revolutionise” patient care and save the NHS money.

13th March 2018

Cell and gene therapy research boost for NHS Wales team

It is hoped patients in Wales will get far quicker access to cutting edge treatment and medicines, thanks to a £7m funding boost.