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06th October 2020

Cardiff Biotech Company Invests £2.5m in Eco-Friendly Solution

A Cardiff-based research company has launched a new range of eco-friendly pond and lake treatments worldwide following two years and £2.5million in innovative research and development, trials and testing. Genesis Biosciences developed its new Evogen Pond and Lake range which works synergistically with both the environment and local ecology to tackle contaminants and degrade organic…

05th October 2020

EKF Diagnostics set for record month

Cardiff-headquartered EKF Diagnostics is on track for a record month thanks to growth from its core business and continued demand for Covid-19 sample collection kits. The company said that a significantly improved performance in the core business based on October orders, together for the PrimeStore MTM Covid-19 sample collection device, meant revenues and profits were…

05th October 2020

Clinical Coding Not Getting the Profile it Needs Within NHS Wales

The current pandemic provides a real opportunity to raise the profile and secure improvements to a function that underpins the data upon which the NHS relies   Clinical coding continues to have a low profile at Board level, and arrangements could be enhanced by critically examining the level of investment in resources, good quality source…

05th October 2020

NHS Test and Trace: The development behind the COVID-19 app

The day after the release of the NHS England and Wales COVID-19 contact tracing app, Ian Bolland spoke to Wolfgang Emmerich, CEO, Zühlke Engineering, the developer behind the app. After its release, Emmerich was quoted in The Times saying the app was “arguably the best in the world,” something which he says he does not…

01st October 2020

Over 10 Million Downloads of NHS COVID-19 App

People in Wales and England have given an overwhelming response to calls for them to download the new NHS COVID-19 app, with over 10 million people downloading it so far, 6 million of whom did so on its first day. The app forms a central part of the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect programme –…

01st October 2020

GE Healthcare Launches New Ultrasound AI Software

GE Healthcare launches new Voluson SWIFT ultrasound system with industry first auto recognition tools that incorporate the AI technology of Intelligent Ultrasound Intelligent Ultrasound (AIM: MED), the artificial intelligence (AI) based ultrasound software and simulation company, today announced that GE Healthcare has launched its new AI-enhanced Women’s Health ultrasound system, Voluson SWIFT*. The Voluson SWIFT…

01st October 2020

£140m of New Support for Welsh Businesses

The Welsh Government is making an additional £140m available to businesses to help them deal with the economic challenges of Covid-19 and the UK’s impending exit from the EU. The funding from the third phase of the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) will see wider support being provided to secure jobs and help businesses…

30th September 2020

Forth founder named Health & Wellbeing Entrepreneur of the Year

Sarah Bolt wins Health and Wellbeing Entrepreneur of the year for Wales at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The category is new for 2020 and recognises those making a real difference with social impact in the health and wellbeing sector. As a winner, Sarah is automatically put forward as a finalist at the live National…

29th September 2020

Jellagen® announces collaboration with Mayo Clinic

Jellagen has entered into a license agreement for an exclusive grant to patent rights with Mayo Clinic  for the development in treatment of vocal cord paralysis.

22nd September 2020

£20m AgorIP Project Investment to Boost Innovation in Wales

The AgorIP Project which has helped the Welsh economy and innovation in west Wales to prosper over the last four years, has been extended to benefit all of Wales, with a total investment of more than £20m. AgorIP brings academics, clinicians and businesses together to pioneer research into cutting-edge technologies and drive commercial success with…