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02nd November 2020

First patient in Wales receives monoclonal antibodies in COVID-19 clinical trial

A patient at University Hospital Llandough has become the first in Wales to receive a transfusion of monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19. Melanie James, from the Pontprennau area of Cardiff, received the transfusion as part of the RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) clinical trial, after being admitted to University Hospital Llandough with COVID-19. The…

02nd November 2020

Welsh Firm Invests £500k in Green Sustainable Manufacturing Processes

Cardiff based Pelican Healthcare Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of disposable stoma products in the UK and Ireland healthcare markets, has invested approximately £500k in new solar panels to ensure its manufacturing processes are completely delivered via sustainable, green energy. The investment sees Pelican responding directly to Cardiff Council’s new One Planet Cardiff…

28th October 2020

Concentric Health and Accelerate: The Story so Far

Find out how Concentric Health, a Welsh health technology start-up, collaborated with Accelerate to support patients and clinicians to make better healthcare decisions. Ed St John and Daf Loughran, both clinicians and Concentric Health’s co-founders, had been searching for ways to support their consent conversations  with patients. However, they soon discovered that not many options existed – processes…

27th October 2020

Hybrisan install new electrospinning production line

Hybrisan, the South Wales based advanced antimicrobial specialists, have installed a new Elmarco electrospinning production line to increase the production of PEE equipment, while also accelerating product development to expand its business offering.
16th October 2020

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…

15th October 2020

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.
15th October 2020

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.

08th October 2020

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…

06th October 2020

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…

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.