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31st October 2018

Digital start-up Signum Health secures further investment and appoints new Chairman

Signum Health has secured a further £400,000 in an equity co-investment led by the Development Bank of Wales, with further investment obtained from private investors.
31st October 2018

£180m Funding Confirmed to Deliver Health and Social Care in Wales

Plans to deliver a seamless health and social care system, which supports people to live healthy and independent lives, will receive a £180m funding boost next year, Ministers announced.
26th October 2018

Healthcare event organiser announces ABHI partnership

Future Healthcare has announced a partnership with the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) to showcase healthcare solutions in March 2019.
25th October 2018

SEHTA 2018 Healthcare Business Awards – Call for Nominations Now Open!

SEHTA is pleased to celebrate excellence by organising its annual regional competition to select the best achieving companies of 2018 in the following 5 categories: Export Achievement Start-up Innovation Partnership with the NHS  MedTech or Healthcare Investment of the Year – new category (most significant/transformational public and/or private sector funding received in 2018) Special Outstanding Achievement…

25th October 2018

Manufacturing Soars to 6.4 Million Products at Sony UK TEC in Pencoed

Manufacturing output at leading Welsh facility Sony UK Technology Centre (UK TEC) has soared to over six million products annually according to the latest statistics.
23rd October 2018

Swansea University technology set to revolutionise Australian healthcare

Technology developed by a team at Swansea University Medical School that enables the secure storage and sharing of large scale data for research is set to revolutionise healthcare in Australia.
23rd October 2018

University think tank ready to share findings on future of health care

Academics at a top think tank are seeking talks with Welsh Health Secretary Vaughan Gething to discuss the future of health and social care in Wales.
19th October 2018

Creo Medical secures European distribution agreements

Chepstow-headquartered surgical device company Creo Medical has secured framework distribution agreements for four EU countries.
19th October 2018

Cardiff University opens world-class biobank

Cardiff University has opened a brand new facility with the capacity to hold up to a million biological samples for medical research. The Cardiff University Biobank, opened today by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething, will give researchers quick and easy access to biological samples to be used in research for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of…

16th October 2018

University Medical School ranked ahead of Cambridge for first time

For the first time the Swansea University Medical School is now rated above Cambridge University in the prestigious Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.