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30th November 2018

ARAB HEALTH PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

With the UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2019 set to be bigger than ever, the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) is pleased to offer a range of promotional opportunities and support packages for visiting UK companies. The services, which include visitor and literature packages, sponsorship and a product showcase, are offered on the ABHI…

28th November 2018

Professor’s work to promote science wins royal seal of approval

A Swansea University academic has been honoured by the Princess Royal for her dedication in sharing a passion for science with other women. Professor Yamni Nigam is a world-renowned expert on the science and therapeutic use of maggots. Discoveries by her research team have led to a greater understanding on how maggots work in wounds but…

28th November 2018

Majority of teens spending hours every day sitting still

Eighty per cent of youngsters aged between 11 and 16 spend two or more hours a day sitting still playing on phones, watching TV or travelling in cars. The shocking statistic is revealed as part of a special report card which gives our youngsters a resounding F when it comes to their sedentary behaviours. The…

28th November 2018

£200,000 For New Manufacturing Business in Llanelli

The Development Bank of Wales has confirmed a £200,000 investment in Dafen based DRL Partitions Limited (DRL), a new manufacturing business specialising in movable wall systems. Established by Managing Director Dennis Lewis, DRL manufactures sliding folding walls, expanding walls, operable walls and glass partitions for the education, health, leisure, community and commercial markets. Opportunities in…

20th November 2018

Former student Sal helps create new friendship between universities

A new transatlantic academic partnership has been established thanks to a former Swansea University student.   Sal Lalani, who graduated with a degree in Economics in 1967, returned to Swansea along with leaders and key members of staff from Montana State University. They visited the Swansea campus and held talks about forging further links and…

20th November 2018

Swansea University to Co-Host Inaugural Biopesticide Summit

Swansea University and Swansea University-based company Bionema Ltd are to host the inaugural Biopesticide Summit next year to address the pressing need to develop alternatives to chemical pesticides. The recent banning of chemical pesticides by the European Union (EU) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests that there are significant risks to food security, human health…

19th November 2018

Do Investors Feel SAD During Winter?

Investors have long debated the effect that the shorter days and cold weather have on markets. Now, analysis from Brewin Dolphin – one of the UK’s leading wealth managers – has suggested that it tends to be a positive time for share indices.
15th November 2018

Development Bank of Wales Announce £3m Investment in Motokiki

Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) and the Development Bank of Wales have confirmed a £3 million equity investment in Motokiki, Britain’s first truly independent vehicle tyre comparison website.
15th November 2018

Patients Have the Answers to Improve Health and Care in Wales

1,400 patient responses from the Education Programme for Patients were analysed for the first time by the Bevan Commission
13th November 2018

Healthcare firm receives £500,000 to develop innovative diabetic footcare device

Thermetrix Ltd has secured £500,000 investment for their latest venture to support the development of a diabetic footcare system.  The funding includes £200,000 seed investment from the Development Bank of Wales as well as business angels and corpora