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30th September 2019

University partnership provides unique training environment for health students

Health students at Swansea University are now able to learn vital skills at a unique new training facility in the heart of a busy hospital. The Aneurin Bevan Clinical Skills Centre has been created in a former ward at Singleton Hospital and provides an opportunity for nursing and medical students to practise clinical skills in…

30th September 2019

Jellyfish collagen set to revolutionise in vitro cell culture and tissue engineering

Jellagen® launches their first purified jellyfish collagen hydrogel: JellaGelTM Jellyfish’s unique physiology means its collagen has distinct advantages over mammal-derived and synthetic materials Batch-to-batch consistency of jellyfish collagen can greatly improve lab management JellaGelTM, jellyfish collagen hydrogel, suitable for 3D cell culture and tissue engineering launches today to offer a solution to different challenges facing…

10th September 2019

ABHI Host UK Pavilion at Medical Fair Thailand

This week (11-13thSeptember 2019) the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) is delighted to be hosting the UK Pavilion at MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND; Southeast Asia’s biggest exhibition for the medical and healthcare industry. The international exhibition has moved to a larger venue in Bangkok and six UK companies will be exhibiting alongside the UK’s leading…

10th September 2019

University celebrates forging closer bonds with Texan partners

Swansea University has strengthened its long-standing links with Texas during a high-profile visit to the state by Vice-Chancellor Paul Boyle. It not only gave Professor Boyle the chance to take a closer look at transatlantic projects involving staff and students but also to further Swansea’s relationship with the University of Houston by signing a new…

10th September 2019

The race is on to secure work experience placements for Cardiff’s young people

Employers from across the public, private and third sectors are being urged to support young people in Cardiff by providing a range of work experience placements. The request is part of the Cardiff Commitment, an initiative which works with external partners to introduce children and young people to the vast range of opportunities available to…

03rd September 2019

Indoor Biotechnologies Update

Summer is winding down, but Indoor Biotechnologies is moving into fall with several exciting announcements.Indoor Biotechnologies is delighted to announce that it has recently signed a patent license agreement with Biomay AG (Vienna, Austria) to cover sales of monoclonal antibody-based immunoassays for mite allergen Der p 23 on its ELISA 2.0 and MARIA® platforms.This strategic partnership gives…

03rd September 2019

New Ownership Promises a Bright Future for Rocialle and Guardian

Prospects are exciting for our customers and our business as the newly forged relationship presents opportunities for the sharing of knowledge and innovation  I am delighted to announce that Rocialle Healthcare Ltd (comprising Rocialle and Guardian) has been purchased by a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhende Medical Co. Ltd and Multigate Medical Products Ltd. Zhende, a market leading, Shanghai Exchange listed…

28th August 2019

AgorIP team members make Swansea University history to achieve RTTP status for second and third time

Two members of staff at AgorIP have become the second and third people in Swansea University’s history to achieve Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) status.  Laurel Jones, a Technology Transfer Manager and Steven Powell, a Technology Transfer Officer, achieved the international professional standard for knowledge transfer and commercialisation through their work within AgorIP and extensive…

26th August 2019

Vitamins, Nutraceuticals and Trade Marks

Vitamins and nutraceuticals are big business.  By 2025, it is estimated that the size of the vitamin market in the EU will be in excess of €40BN.  Here are our top five tips to help you when you are considering registering a product. 1) Building a strong brand with a descriptive trade mark is an…

26th August 2019

UK Supreme Court approves ‘Skinny Labelling’

The UK’s highest court has held that patents directed towards new medical uses for known products must disclose some sound scientific reasoning or directly relevant experimental evidence in support of the claimed use.  The test for infringement of such patents is likely to depend primarily on the objective appearance and presentation of an allegedly infringing…