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St Joseph’s Hospital Transformed with £4m Investment
A market leading scanner has been unveiled at St Joseph’s Hospital as part of a £1.3m project – the latest stage in a £4m overhaul, which began in February 2020. The new MAGNETOM Sola 1.5T MRI from Siemens Healthineers is the only one of its kind in an independent hospital within a 100-mile radius of Newport. The…
Cytiva expands contract lyophilization capacity with new lab
Cytiva is pleased to announce the official opening of its new manufacturing laboratory to support its Lyo-Stable lyophilization services for genomics and diagnostics assay stabilization, at its Center of Excellence in Cardiff, UK.
Plans unveiled for £23m health and wellbeing village
Plans have been unveiled for a new £23m health and wellbeing village in Bridgend, supported by funding of £18m from the Welsh Government.
UK Government Orders One Millions COVID Tests From Consortium
Dr Mario Gualano The UK Government has ordered one million Covid-19 tests from a consortium which includes Crumlin-BASED BBI Solutions. This first order of lateral flow antibody tests (AbC-19) from the UK Rapid Test Consortium (UK-RTC) is part of the UK Government’s plans to roll-out surveillance studies to help build a picture of how the…
Cardiff Biotech Company Invests £2.5m in Eco-Friendly Solution
A Cardiff-based research company has launched a new range of eco-friendly pond and lake treatments worldwide following two years and £2.5million in innovative research and development, trials and testing. Genesis Biosciences developed its new Evogen Pond and Lake range which works synergistically with both the environment and local ecology to tackle contaminants and degrade organic…
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.
MedTech Develops App For COVID-19 Test
A Welsh medtech specialist has developed a companion app for a Covid-19 test that could soon help world governments and health agencies manage and control the coronavirus pandemic. Cardiff-based Bond Digital Health is part of a global consortium that is producing a rapid diagnostic test for Covid-19. The antigen test, produced by Canadian company Sona…
Welsh Hospital Upgrade Cost Over £60m More than Approved
Complex £171 million programme of asbestos removal and refurbishment at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd was completed successfully only a few months later than planned. An Audit Wales report sets out the key factors contributing to the significant increase in project costs. Following two asbestos-related incidents in 2010, the need for action to strip asbestos from Ysbyty…
Accelerate supports the development of safer VR experiences in Healthcare
UWTSD’s Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre (ATiC) and Cardiff University’s Clinical Innovation Accelerator (CIA) are collaborating with Rescape Innovation Ltd to improve the safe deployment of VR for health care staff and patients. Rescape Innovation Ltd are pioneering the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in healthcare to reduce pain, anxiety and improve the patient journey….
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…