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14th May 2020

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.
07th May 2020

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".
05th May 2020

New FDA Guidance Allows Use of KardiaMobile 6L to Measure QTc in COVID-19 Patients

AliveCor, the leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-based, personal ECG technology, and provider of enterprise cardiology solutions, today announced that its KardiaMobile 6L – the world's only six-lead personal ECG – is now allowed for use in the me
05th May 2020

EKF working to help fight against COVID-19

The chief executive of EKF Diagnostics talks about how the healthcare manufacturing business is helping the fight against Covid-19 by supplying an NHS laboratory testing service provider with one of the “safest forms of sample collection and transportation in the world” in a move which is creating jobs. Penarth-based EKF contract manufactures PrimeStore MTM, a sample…

05th May 2020

An Opportunity to Support Welsh Firms That Have Fallen Through The Gap

Advice from Professor Dylan Jones Evans, USW Over the weekend, the UK Government announced a further £617 million in funding for the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants Fund (RHLGF). These had previously enabled local authorities to distribute £12.33 billion to businesses as part of the Treasury’s support for…

05th May 2020

All Wales Ambulance Services Calls for Fair Treatment from HMRC

Gareth Llewellyn from Swansea-based All Wales Ambulance Services is calling for the immediate fair treatment from HMRC because their all-important provision is being threatened by a lack of cash. All Wales Ambulance Services is a family-run company that for 29 years has provided essential non-emergency patient transport provision to people in the south west and…

29th April 2020

EKF Diagnostics signs deal to supply sample collection device

EKF Diagnostics has struck a deal with Source BioScience to supply a patented sample device to be used in the growing Covid-19 testing service.
28th April 2020

Swansea University helping fight coronavirus by getting ambulances back on the road in rapid time

Students from the university are helping slash the time it takes to clean an ambulance from 45 minutes to under 20 minutes.
23rd April 2020

Institutions inject flexibility into IP relevant to COVID-19 vaccines and medicines

Paul Commander takes a look at how some companies and institutions are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in respect of intellectual property.
22nd April 2020

Billion pound support package for innovative firms hit by coronavirus

UK businesses driving innovation and development will be helped through the coronavirus outbreak with a £1.25 billion government support package.