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16th June 2021

Pelican Healthcare Launches New Product

Cardiff-based Pelican Healthcare Ltd has bolstered its position as a manufacturer of disposable stoma products in the UK and Ireland healthcare markets with the launch of a new range on the back of significant investment. The company has released its ostomy pouch range ModaVi after three years of development. The project included a £1m investment…

16th June 2021

Creo Medical Group Strikes Deal To Expand HQ

Creo Medical Group has exchanged contracts to acquire the freehold interest in its Chepstow headquarters and an adjacent site. The medical device company, which is focused on surgical endoscopy, has struck the £4.25m deal to support commercial roll-out. It is expected to complete in July 2021. Creo House has current total capacity of approximately 18,000…

16th June 2021

More than £25 million Invested in Diagnostic Equipment for NHS Wales

More than £25 million is being invested in new imaging equipment to ensure the NHS in Wales has access to the latest technology to help speed up the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases. The funding will upgrade vital technology and equipment, including MRI and CT scanners. It will also increase the resilience…

16th June 2021

Lecturer honoured for exceptional contribution to pharmacology teaching

A Swansea University Medical School academic has been honoured for his innovative approach and contribution to teaching. Dr Aidan Seeley, senior lecturer in BSc Medical Pharmacology, won the prestigious Rang Prize (non-Clinical) at this year’s annual awards presented by the British Pharmacological Society. The award, which comes with £1,000 prize, recognises excellence in teaching and…

16th June 2021

Roche receives CE mark for at-home nasal test

Roche has received the CE mark for its SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Self-Test Nasal for at-home testing. The test will be available in countries accepting the CE mark through pharmacies and other locations, in packs of five tests.  Expand An early version of the test has already been available as a home-test in a number of European…

16th June 2021

Swansea University’s School of Management are accepting applications for MSc Advanced Health and Care Management (Innovation & Transformation) Courses

Swansea University’s School of Management are accepting applications for MSc Advanced Health and Care Management (Innovation & Transformation) Courses. Here is the brochure highlighting the content and funding opportunities available. All-Wales Intensive Learning Academy for Innovation in Health and Social Care Brochure The MSc in Advanced Health & Care Management – (Innovation & Transformation) can…

16th June 2021

International safety company Bollé announces partnership with Welsh manufacturer to drive international supply of protective eyewear equipment

Production of a new range of safety eyewear for one of the world’s leading names in the industry, Bollé, has begun at a site in Wales. Bollé Safety, a specialist in the development of personal protective equipment (PPE) eyewear, has announced a partnership with Welsh firm, RotoMedical, part of Rototherm Group, which has become the French…

15th June 2021

Five common IP pitfalls SMEs make

For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), intellectual property can seem like a daunting subject that is expensive and complicated to tackle. Here, Kellsey Logue, a solicitor at Capital Law, explains the common pitfalls business owners make and how to avoid them. Intellectual property is valuable to businesses both big and small but, for many SMEs,…

09th June 2021

Rescape Innovation featured in the UK Immersive Tech: VC Investment Report

The ‘UK Immersive Tech: VC Investment Report’ features 31 highly innovative, fast-growing immersive tech ventures that have already raised significant amounts of VC and Angel investment. Launched on 7 June 2021, Immerse UK and HTC VIVE X have published this first-of-its kind report that highlights the immersive tech investment landscape, the huge potential of the…

09th June 2021

How Cardiff Uni’s sbarc Building will Nurture Post-Pandemic Recovery

sbarc | spark is Cardiff’s newest space for innovation, start-ups and spinouts. The largest facility of its kind in Wales will bring people together to grow partnerships and enterprise in a new centre – Cardiff innovations@sbarc. Dr Dave Bembo, Director of Research and Innovation Services at Cardiff University, explains the benefits. First, the building. Sbarc | spark has the…