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Health Technology Wales Repurposes Skills to Support Response to COVID-19
Health Technology Wales is delivering a strategic, national approach to the identification, appraisal and adoption of new technologies into health and care settings. Researchers at the independent body, which was set up in 2017, have repurposed their health technology assessment skills during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic to support the response and collaborate with partner…
Coronavirus; Next in a Long Line of Difficulties Facing Residential Landlords in Wales?
Article by Ceris Clift from Greenaway Scott According to the Office for National Statistics in 2018 the percentage of people living in private-rental properties in Wales was lower than the UK average. There was a reported increase from 9% in 2007 to 13% in 2017, however constantly evolving laws together with recent tax changes may…
Fundraising unveiled by Midatech
Midatech Pharma, a drug delivery technology company with an R&D base in Wales, has outlined plans to raise funds in the UK and US.
Creo signs commercialisation agreement
Creo Medical Group has signed a commercialisation agreement with the Department of Health and Social Care to provide NHS Hospitals with access to one its products at preferential rates for a limited period. The medical device company said the agreement relates to its CROMA Advanced Energy Platform and associated devices for use in gastrointestinal therapeutic endoscopy….
Bangor University: World of Work Will Change Forever Because of Coronavirus Crisis
A leading academic says the seismic shift in the way companies operate as a result of the coronavirus crisis will see many more staff working from home in future rather in an office. According to economics expert Dr Edward Jones, from Bangor University’s Business School, the world of work is very unlikely to be the…
EKF shares climb after positive update
Shares climbed by more than 10 per cent at EKF Diagnostic Holdings after the business revealed it looked set to outstrip expectations. The point-of-care business announced a further increase in expected orders for the PrimeStore MTM sample collection devices which is being used in the fight against Covid-19. EKF contract manufactures the collection kits on…
Isansys: A new beginning – A thought piece from industry pioneers in wireless remote patient monitoring
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented public health crisis on a global scale. It is an unseen enemy that leaves serious illness, death and anxiety in its wake. Many people have lost their jobs, our economy is falling at a rapid rate, and those who find themselves isolated often feel a sense of hopelessness, facing…
160-year innovation legacy sees manufacturer return to the frontline
A Welsh manufacturer that can trace its life-saving work to the trenches of the Crimean war is now working to ensure that NHS Wales has the supplies it needs in the battle against Coronavirus.
Mobile apps at the forefront of the Covid-19 fight
There are many ways in which the current fight against Covid-19 differs from previous global pandemics. One key difference is the availability and use of mobile phone technology, and apps in particular.
Creo Boss Hails Firm’s Prospects After Year of Progress
The chief executive of Creo Medical has hailed the listed company's medium and long-term prospects, despite the challenges and uncertainties created by the Covid-19 pandemic, after posting results covering a year of "considerable progress".