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24th March 2021

Welsh company unmasks solution to global PPE waste problem

A South Wales company has developed an innovative way to recycle single use personal protective equipment (PPE) in a bid to tackle the mountain of waste being produced as a result of the pandemic. Cardiff-based Thermal Compaction Group (TCG) has become one of the first in the world to create a device to recycle disposable…

11th February 2021

How UV robots are revolutionising the way we disinfect

Swansea-based Evolve Raybotix has launched UVC disinfection robots in the UK in response to the increasing focus on keeping spaces safe.
14th January 2021

Jellagen launches JellaGel™

Jellagen® Limited, a biotechnology company manufacturing high value Collagen Type 0 derived from jellyfish, announce the launch of their JellaGel™ Hydrogel.
08th January 2021

Over £200 Million Boost to Upgrade UK labs

New facilities include super computers to track infectious diseases, airborne sensors to monitor greenhouse gas emissions, and a unique floating offshore wind testing lab. UK science facilities to be upgraded with £213 million government investment enabling researchers to respond to global challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change new world class equipment includes supercomputers in…

08th December 2020

Prime Minister announces £20m to grow medicines manufacturing in the UK

The new fund will improve medicine supply chains and create thousands of jobs.
02nd December 2020

Winners announced for MediWales Innovation Awards

Winners have been announced at the fifteenth annual MediWales Innovation Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements in the Welsh life science and health technology communities. This year, the awards ceremony took place entirely online for the first time, with guests tuning in from across Wales to represent the NHS, industry, academia, government and more. Many companies…

18th November 2020

Success for Genesis Biosciences at the Inaugural Wales STEM Awards

Pioneering natural microbial and anti-microbial manufacturer, Genesis Biosciences, has won two Wales STEM Awards in the event’s inaugural year. The Cardiff based global biosciences company was among 42 innovative businesses to be named finalists in this year’s highly anticipated awards, which celebrated those making a difference to, and championing, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)…

12th November 2020

Jellagen Boosts Scientific Advisory Board with New Appointments Dr Mike Barbeck and Dr Andy Weymann

Jellagen, a leader in advanced collagen biomaterials from marine sources, announces the appointments of Dr Mike Barbeck and Dr Andy Weymann to their Jellagen Scientific Advisory Board. Mike and Andy will join existing board members Professor Andrew M
28th October 2020

Professor’s new role helping to promote nanomedicine across the UK

Swansea University Medical School’s Professor Steve Conlan has taken up a key role helping to highlight UK nanomedicine research. He has been appointed Chair of the British Society for Nanomedicine (BSNM), the UKs leading organisation which seeks to give industry, academia, clinicians and the public access to news of ongoing nanomedicine research throughout the UK….

21st October 2020

Job Opportunity – Scientist at Cytiva

Cytiva are developing our capabilities in Assay Tool technologies for several areas of the business with a focus in Customised Genomics workflow products (particularly our SeraMag bead and Lyo-Stable (lyophilisation) products). We are looking to enga