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29th October 2020

GS Verde: Is your business investor ready?

In this article, Nigel Greenaway, of the Elevate investment network, and Director of Verde Corporate Finance (both part of the GS Verde Group), looks at key considerations to getting your business ‘investor ready’.
28th October 2020

2020 Presents Double Challenge for Healthcare Manufacturer Gwalia

2020 has been a challenging year for most businesses. For Gwalia Healthcare, it’s been doubly so. There’s been Covid-19, of course. But just weeks before the lockdown, the Valleys firm was struck by a devastating flood as a result of Storm Dennis. In overcoming these challenges and emerging stronger and more resilient, the team at…

28th October 2020

University’s double success at diabetes awards

A Swansea University honorary senior tutor and a master’s student have been honoured for their dedication to diabetes care at a major UK healthcare awards.   Dr Rose Stewart, who lectures on the MSc Diabetes Practice course at the University’s Medical School, won the NHS Wales outstanding contribution to diabetes award at the Quality in…

28th October 2020

Greenaway Scott Names New MD

Corporate and commercial law firm Greenaway Scott has named its new managing director. Rhian Osborne will take up the post from 1 November 2020. She is a co-founder of Greenaway Scott, part of the GS Verde Group, and has been director of its commercial law department since its inception. Osborne said: “I am delighted to…

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…