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15th April 2019

Welsh Biosciences Firm Wins Major Cleaning Innovation Award

Welsh biosciences company Genesis Biosciences has won a major UK cleaning award for its innovative and eco-friendly range of cleaning products. Genesis won the ‘Contract Innovation’ category at the Cleaning & Support Services Association (CSSA) Awards 2019 for its ground-breaking ‘Evogen Professional’ range which uses beneficial bacteria and eco-benign® chemistry instead of traditional harsh chemicals….

15th April 2019

Cryogenics specialist brings Angel Investor on board

A Cardiff-based cryogenic storage business has secured fresh investment which will help it meet increasing demand from hospitals, medical research organisations and others. The final tranche of a £150,000 funding round will be used by Cryo Storage Solutions to complete development of a new cryogenic, low temperature sample storage facility. The £87,000 equity investment will…

04th April 2019

ABHI’s work ensures Texas is the go-to state for UK Healthtech success stateside

Europe’s largest distributor of TENS machines are now setting their sights Stateside, with the help of ABHI’s comprehensive US Accelerator programme. Surrey-based pain relief specialists TensCare, who currently export to 40 countries globally, will be joining ABHI this April on a mission to Texas, to help establish their business in the US. The mission marks…

28th March 2019

New Chair to the Board of Community Health Councils announced

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has today announced Mr John Pearce as the new Chair to the Board of Community Health Councils (CHCs) in Wales. There are seven CHCs in Wales. They are independent bodies that represent the interests of people in the health service in their area. CHCs act as the public voice in letting…

26th March 2019

Genus Chief steps down to join ConvaTec

The chief executive of animal genetics specialist Genus has stepped down to join medical products and technologies company ConvaTec. Karim Bitar has been chief executive of Basingstoke-based Genus for eight years. He will leave the group on 16 September 2019 to take up the role as chief executive of ConvaTec from 30 September. Bitar said:…

22nd March 2019

Welsh life sciences company expands team after new funding

Welsh life sciences company Bond Digital Health Ltd. has created a key new job role after raising new funding to expand the business. Bond Digital Health, which is based at the Life Sciences Hub Wales in Cardiff Bay, has appointed Russell Hicks as Head of Technology. The company, a software consultancy that provides app and…

20th March 2019

All Wales Locum Register Another UK First for Wales

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has announced that Wales will be the first nation in the UK to introduce a locum register from April this year. The introduction of the All Wales Locum Register will be an innovation in primary care, providing the Welsh Government with information and a greater understanding of the locum market, and…

14th March 2019

CellPath are the biggest winners at the Welsh Business Awards

The winners of The South Wales Chamber of Commerce Welsh Business Awards 2018 have been revealed at a glittering awards ceremony held at City Hall in Cardiff, with businesses from across Wales recognised for their innovation, growth and success. The night’s biggest winner was CellPath Ltd who won the Success Through Overseas Trade category, before…

12th March 2019

Brexit and the effect on the UK medical device industry – How one company has dealt with the challenge

For a long time the restless elephant in the room, Brexit has now turned into an angry bull, still locked down but ready to erupt and no matter which side of this now existential divide you stand on, this bull, once released will liberate vast amounts of pent up energy. For Brexiteers (supporters of Brexit)…

07th March 2019

Senior Project Manager Position Available at Proximie

We’re looking for an outstanding project manager to join our team. You’ll get to work on an exciting and broad ranging medtech project that could have a big impact on healthcare in the UK and abroad. You’ll need to be a highly motivated self-starter with outstanding soft skills. You’ll ideally have extensive experience of change…