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17th December 2018

ABHI’s US Accelerator set to target Tennessee

Following the success of ABHI’s work in Texas, which has seen a host of companies forge new business relationships and research partnerships, the US Accelerator programme will now target the State of Tennessee.   Taking place from 24th – 29th March 2019, the mission is part of the ABHI’s broader engagement programme, designed to establish…

12th December 2018

Expert Advice: Keep up to date with payroll changes

Employers need to keep up to date with changes affecting payroll so that all employees have the right amount of tax deducted under PAYE. Here, we highlight some top tips on keeping ahead of the game: 1.    Tax codes are now more refined. Under the new dynamic coding system, HMRC issues an updated tax code…

12th December 2018


Clinical trials, research collaborations, new partnerships and sales are all outcomes from the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) work in Texas. Last week, a cohort of British HealthTech companies and medical institutions took part in the tenth mission to the State to showcase medical devices, diagnostic software and digitally-enabled technologies. Companies met with hospital…

12th December 2018

Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales approved by NHS Wales to provide proton therapy treatment for adults

The Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales has been approved by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) to provide high energy proton beam therapy to adult patients referred from the NHS in Wales. The Newport centre, which is operated by Proton Partners International, is the first centre in the UK to offer high energy proton beam therapy….

11th December 2018

Photo Gallery – Innovation Awards 2018

On Tuesday 4th of December we held the 13th annual Innovation Awards. See the photo gallery for highlights from the evening.  

11th December 2018

International partnerships offering new opportunities for research students

Swansea University has launched a series of ground-breaking qualifications which will give PhD students the opportunity to study alongside world-leading experts. Collaborations have just been established with the University of Cape Town in South Africa as well as Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand and the Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris. The pioneering…

07th December 2018

Help for Welsh Businesses to Keep on the Right Side of the Law

Welsh businesses could save thousands of pounds in legal fees following the creation of a new employment law focused professional development programme by leading Cardiff law firm, Capital Law. The Employment Law Diploma covers day to day employment law fundamentals, including recruitment, absence, discipline, performance and business change. Run in conjunction with the Centre for…

06th December 2018

Cardiff University Research Society (CUReS) is now recruiting for its new programme Learn2Innovate!

Cardiff University Research Society (CUReS) is now recruiting for its new programme Learn2Innovate! Learn2Innovate will be a short duration programme (running November 2018 – April 2019) to equip students with tools to learn about clinical innovation with mentors from academia, healthcare and industry to produce a tangible output. This will allow students to get an…

06th December 2018

Students shortlisted for healthcare leadership awards

Two Swansea University students are in the running for top awards at a ceremony honouring healthcare leaders of the future. Student midwife Angharad Colinese and Sam Richards, who is studying nursing, have both been shortlisted in the Student Leadership Programme Awards run by the Council of Deans of Health and the Burdett Trust for Nursing….

05th December 2018

MediWales Innovation Awards 2018 Winners Announced

This week guests from industry, the NHS, government and academia gathered for the MediWales Innovation Awards, celebrating the year’s biggest achievements in the Welsh life sciences sector. The black tie event was held on 4th December at Cardiff’s National Museum of Wales and delivered with support from BioWales, the Welsh Government’s Healthcare Technology, Strategy &…