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20th October 2020

#ResearchWales20: Our first digital conference reaches largest ever audience

Almost 500 delegates attended our first ever online conference on 7 October – making it our biggest and best yet! Attendees to the conference – Making a difference: the impact of health and care research – enjoyed a packed itinerary that explored themes of research culture and capacity, policy practice, and more. Dr Frank Atherton,…

14th October 2020

Another Year of Celebration At The Virtual Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards

Over 190 individuals from across the Healthcare and Life Sciences sector came together online, on Thursday 8 October to celebrate success at the Medilink UK National Awards. The awards recognised a multitude of achievements and outstanding contributions to the Life Sciences industry, and five companies from across the country were crowned as national winners. Winning…

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…

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.

15th September 2020

Welsh manufacturer set to double workforce thanks to investment in sustainable PPE

A Welsh company has nearly doubled its permanent workforce to 127 staff in just four months after switching part of its operations to create personal protective equipment (PPE) in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Based in Ystrad Mynach, Transcend Packaging specialises in providing sustainable packaging products to quick service restaurants including McDonalds and Starbucks. Converting…

15th September 2020

One Day Left to Invest in Healthcare Pioneer Rescape Innovation

Cardiff based medical technology business Rescape Innovation is entering its last day on Crowdcube and already raised almost £450k of equity capital to help the company expand its proven use of virtual reality in the treatment of NHS patients and helping frontline staff. Rescape listed on Crowdcube at a pre-money valuation of £3.1m and follows…

04th September 2020

BBI recruiting to support COVID-19 antibody home test ramp up

BBI Solutions is recruiting for roles to support its work as part of a UK government consortium, tasked with developing and manufacturing a COVID-19 Point of Care antibody test to support the government’s testing strategy. Four months ago, UK government established the UK-Rapid Test Consortium (UK-RTC), in which BBI Solutions is a partner, to develop a…

04th September 2020

Brewin Dolphin Supports Social Entrepreneurs in Wales

Brewin Dolphin, the wealth manager, in partnership with the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), has successfully completed the selection of 16 social entrepreneurs from across the UK to the SSE’s Start Up Plus programme. The chosen social entrepreneurs have now embarked on a learning programme to get their fledgling community-focused business off the ground. Among…

22nd August 2020

KTN Unveils its Ambitious Five Year Strategy

Today is the start of a new chapter for KTN. Not only have we released a new website and brand, but we have laid out a new strategy with a clear set of commitments outlining how we will transform innovative ideas into real-world solutions over the next five years. The world is facing some huge…