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14th April 2020

Sharp Clinical Supports Development of Novel COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments

Sharp Clinical, part of UDG Healthcare and a leading provider of global clinical supply services, has confirmed that it is involved in supporting six clinical trials related to COVID-19.
07th April 2020

Covid-19 – Greenaway Scott: Impact of Covid-19 on supply chains

COVID-19 is effecting global supply chains and having an impact on all aspects of international trade. Lorna Bolton of Greenaway Scott, shares some practical considerations for businesses to consider.

01st April 2020

Restructure Underway At Midatech Pharma

Cardiff-based Midatech Pharma is implementing a strategic review of its operations, with the biotechnology company appointing a new chief executive and outlining plans to close a Spanish facility. The business, which is focused on oncology and rare disease products, said the review was required in view of prevailing conditions in the capital markets and the…

01st April 2020

Life Sciences Hub Bringing Businesses Together To Tackle Virus

Life Sciences Hub Wales is starting a nationwide drive to bring companies together and combat Covid-19. Having already received interest from hundreds of businesses and professionals, the group is hoping to accelerate the development of urgently needed products and treatments including ventilators, hand sanitisers and protective equipment. The organisation, which facilitates collaborations between NHS Wales,…

25th March 2020

Covid-19 – Verde Corporate Finance: Understanding CBILS, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The below update is published by Craig Blackmore, Director of Verde Corporate Finance, part of the GS-Verde Group, to ensure business are aware of the latest measures being put in place by the Government to support small businesses.

25th March 2020

Covid-19 – Greenaway Scott: Furlough leave – the job retention scheme

Selena Baker, Associate Director of Greenaway Scott, summarises what we know and what we do not yet know about Furlough leave.
12th March 2020

Health Technology Wales and NICE announce strategic collaboration

Health Technology Wales (HTW) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have formally committed to work together to enhance their independent and authoritative Guidance on non-medicine technologies. They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that outlines their collaboration in the strategic planning and delivery of medical technology Guidance in England and Wales….

12th March 2020

APPG for Life Sciences relaunched

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Life Sciences has been relaunched to assist the government in exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the sector. Pictured left-to-right: Jerome Mayhew MP, Lord Mair, Darren Stenlake (Sysmex), Chris Green MP, Charlotte Casebourne (Theolytics), Haseeb Ahmad (ABPI) and Steve McCabe MP. The first meeting for the group was held…

12th March 2020

Life Sciences Hub Wales to Cancel Tomorrow’s Health 2020 Conference

The Tomorrow’s Health 2020 conference, which was due to take place in Venue Cymru, Llandudno, on Wednesday, 25th and Thursday, 26th March has been cancelled. The decision was taken by the board of Life Sciences Hub Wales in response to the developing situation with Coronavirus and, in particular, to support NHS Wales, social care and…

10th March 2020

Member Feature – CulturVate

Teamphoria amplifies team engagement through open communication within the NHS. The NHS is the UK's biggest employer, with a headcount of nearly 1.5 million staff. With such vast operations, it can be a difficult task to align the entire organisation