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19th February 2020

£250k Investment Boost for Award Winning Biotesting Business

An award winning company that has developed an at-home blood testing kit for athletes has been boosted with a £250,000 investment.
10th February 2020

ABHI Offers Most Competitive Solution for UK Exhibitors at MEDICA 2020

ABHI will once again be leading the largest Pavilion of UK health technology companies at MEDICA 2020, promising the most cost-effective solution for UK companies looking to develop and nurture international trade links at the world’s largest medical trade fair. The UK’s leading HealthTech trade body is ushering in the new decade by announcing their…

10th February 2020

Life science innovation project wins extra €5m investment

A unique Irish-Welsh partnership involving life science expertise at Swansea University has won €5 million of additional funding. The extra money will help the Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN) continue to develop the life science sector across the two countries. CALIN is backed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales…

10th February 2020

Health Technology Wales Makes Impact in 2019

Health Technology Wales (HTW) was established by Welsh Government in 2017 to support a national approach to the identification, appraisal and adoption of health technologies. Throughout 2019, more than 65 technology topics were proposed to HTW for appraisal. Strong cross-sector relationships attracted these topic proposals from NHS Wales, industry, third sector, Welsh Government and academia….

10th February 2020

Funding Secured at the Welsh Health Hack 2020

The Welsh Health Hack returned for the fourth time this January, in Anglesey north Wales. The event, hosted by event partners M-SParc, was attended by over 100 people across industry, academia and the NHS. What is the Welsh Health Hack? This revolutionary marathon style event encourages colleagues (challengers) across health and social care to present key…

05th February 2020

Boardroom appointment at Creo Medical

A non-executive director with extensive experience in corporate finance has been appointed to the board at Creo Medical Group.
05th February 2020

EKF confident of further progress in 2020

EKF Diagnostics Holdings has said it is looking ahead confidently after maintaining momentum during 2019.
04th February 2020

Sony UK TEC searches for “passionate and driven” applicants for Higher Apprenticeship scheme

Sony UK Technology Centre (UK TEC) is searching for the latest round of talented applicants to join its Higher Apprenticeship scheme. The Pencoed-based facility, which produces 4K and HD broadcast cameras for worldwide distribution, is launching the scheme for the eighth consecutive year on February 3rd. The industry-leading scheme is coordinated by the company’s onsite…

03rd February 2020

Student nurse Laura’s commitment to patient wellbeing

A Swansea University student has launched a campaign to collect basic toiletries and resources for hospital patients who are unable to access them themselves. Laura Davies, a third year Adult Nursing student, realised some patients rely on the generosity of the public to donate them. Laura said she was inspired to launch the initiative after…

03rd February 2020

£8 million to transform health services in Pontypridd

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced an £8 million investment to complete the £10m transformation of a health park in Pontypridd. The redeveloped Dewi Sant Health Park will bring together a range of health and social services under one roof. Including GP surgery, dentistry, mental health and substance misuse services and a newly refurbished diagnostic…