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05th February 2019

University team to play vital role in two global research projects

Swansea University’s reputation for top-level research has been given another major boost after it helped secure two major new grants from the European Commission. The In Vitro Toxicology Group at the University’s Medical School is a partner in a pair of international projects which have been awarded grants totalling 11 million euros from the Horizon…

05th February 2019

Future funding of social care a priority for government – Vaughan Gething

Health and Social Services Minister Vaughan Gething will today outline the ambitious programme of work to explore a social care levy for Wales. He will take over the work of chairing the inter-Ministerial group on paying for social care, which was set up last year to investigate the future funding options and social care models…

05th February 2019

£7m to improve the mental health of children and young people in Wales

An additional £7.1m will help to protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people in Wales, Health Minister Vaughan Gething will announce today. The new investment will support the implementation of the Welsh Government’s response to the recommendations made by the National Assembly’s Children, Young People and Education Committee in its…

21st January 2019

Let’s put digitally savvy young people in control of their own health and help heal a nation

Written By Ian Bond Young people growing up in Wales today are digital natives who have never known a world without high-speed internet. Always online and constantly connected, for them digital devices like smartphones and tablets are an integral part of their daily lives. At the same time this generation is facing a number of…

07th January 2019

Renishaw collaborates with University Dental Hospital of Wales to produce unique surgical implants

Global engineering technologies company Renishaw has collaborated with University Dental Hospital of Wales (UDH), Cardiff, to help overcome some of the challenges associated with surgical implants. UDH has previously used Renishaw’s additive manufacturing (AM) services to manufacture a series of dental products, including cobalt chrome frameworks. However, the hospital has also been using AM to…

12th December 2018


Clinical trials, research collaborations, new partnerships and sales are all outcomes from the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) work in Texas. Last week, a cohort of British HealthTech companies and medical institutions took part in the tenth mission to the State to showcase medical devices, diagnostic software and digitally-enabled technologies. Companies met with hospital…

30th November 2018

Bond Digital Health: Menu of Services

Bond Digital Health is a software consultancy developing bespoke “App & Cloud” digital solutions for innovators in the Life Sciences sector. Our digital tools enable developers of POC tests, diagnostics, biosensors and wearable tech to collect and manage their valuable data so that they can refine it for clinical, scientific and commercial gain. We have…

13th November 2018

Healthcare firm receives £500,000 to develop innovative diabetic footcare device

Thermetrix Ltd has secured £500,000 investment for their latest venture to support the development of a diabetic footcare system.  The funding includes £200,000 seed investment from the Development Bank of Wales as well as business angels and corpora
12th November 2018

Welsh Based Digital Start-up Earns Place on NHS Digital Innovation Accelerator

Signum Health has been selected as one of only 34 companies to be recognised as offering the highest potential to help NHS England meet the challenges of an ageing population and scarce resources.
08th November 2018

Bionema Ltd and Swansea University to host inaugural Biopesticide Summit in 2019

Swansea University and Swansea University-based company Bionema Ltd are to host the inaugural Biopesticide Summit next year to address the pressing need to develop alternatives to chemical pesticides.