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22nd January 2019

First use of Speedboat in the US

Creo Medical Group, a medical device company focused on the emerging field of surgical endoscopy, has announced the successful first treatment of patients in the US using its Speedboat device powered by the company’s CROMA electrosurgery advanced energy platform. As part of the company’s strategy to establish a training-centric commercialisation programme in the US two…

17th December 2018

ABHI’s US Accelerator set to target Tennessee

Following the success of ABHI’s work in Texas, which has seen a host of companies forge new business relationships and research partnerships, the US Accelerator programme will now target the State of Tennessee.   Taking place from 24th – 29th March 2019, the mission is part of the ABHI’s broader engagement programme, designed to establish…

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…

11th December 2018

International partnerships offering new opportunities for research students

Swansea University has launched a series of ground-breaking qualifications which will give PhD students the opportunity to study alongside world-leading experts. Collaborations have just been established with the University of Cape Town in South Africa as well as Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand and the Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris. The pioneering…

20th November 2018

Former student Sal helps create new friendship between universities

A new transatlantic academic partnership has been established thanks to a former Swansea University student.   Sal Lalani, who graduated with a degree in Economics in 1967, returned to Swansea along with leaders and key members of staff from Montana State University. They visited the Swansea campus and held talks about forging further links and…

19th October 2018

Creo Medical secures European distribution agreements

Chepstow-headquartered surgical device company Creo Medical has secured framework distribution agreements for four EU countries.
05th October 2018

European Parliament backs health technology assessments

The new law adopted on Wednesday aims to avoid duplicating national assessments to determine a medicine’s added value that help EU countries decide on pricing.
12th September 2018

BabySaver made in Wales could transform newborn care in Uganda

Hundreds of thousands of babies’ lives could be saved each year in developing countries thanks to a device manufactured in a North Wales Rehabilitation Engineering Unit at Bryn Y Neuadd Hospital in Llanfairfechan.
11th September 2018

Swansea students complete placement at one of America’s top medical schools

Fourteen Swansea University students have completed a six-week placement investigating new medical technologies at one of America’s top medical schools, as part of the University’s Texas partnership.
11th September 2018

CellPath Through to UK Finals as Welsh International Expansion Category Winner

CellPath Ltd are toasting further success after being announced as winners of the prestigious Barclays Entrepreneurs Awards 2018 in the category of International Expansion, and year on year growth in international sales.