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09th December 2019

Irish Consul General’s praise for life sciences partnership

The Irish Consul General to Wales has visited Swansea University Medical School for a special briefing about the Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN). Denise Harahan was welcomed to the University by Vice-Chancellor Paul Boyle and CALIN directors Shareen Doak and Steve Conlan and deputy director Gareth Healey. Established in 2016, CALIN is an…

14th October 2019

Brexit preparation – free webinars

There are less than three weeks remaining before the UK is due to leave the EU. Medilink UK wants to make sure that life sciences and healthcare companies are fully prepared and is hosting a series of FREE webinars around nine different business areas. These 45-minute webinars, designed to help businesses understand the risks and opportunities that…

07th October 2019

Medilink UK and Mediwales to give Wales MedTech businesses detailed guidance on how to prepare for Brexit

Medilink UK, a membership organisation representing over 1350 medical technology and life-science companies, and Mediwales, are hosting a free event on 8thOctober in Cardiff at the Village Hotel (29 Pendwyallt Road, Cardiff, CF14 7EF) to help life science businesses prepare for Brexit. There are over 13,000 life science jobs in Wales and over 1800 in…

30th September 2019

Quay Pharma partnering this years Microbiome Movement – Drug Development & Nutrition Asia Summit

Quay Pharma is an independent, privately-owned Contract Development Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO). They specialise in the development of innovative new entities for biotech companies, globally. They are proud to be attending and partnering this years event. Part of the globally recognised Microbiome Movement, the 2nd Microbiome Movement – Drug Development & Nutrition Asia Summit will return to…

10th September 2019

ABHI Host UK Pavilion at Medical Fair Thailand

This week (11-13thSeptember 2019) the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) is delighted to be hosting the UK Pavilion at MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND; Southeast Asia’s biggest exhibition for the medical and healthcare industry. The international exhibition has moved to a larger venue in Bangkok and six UK companies will be exhibiting alongside the UK’s leading…

10th September 2019

University celebrates forging closer bonds with Texan partners

Swansea University has strengthened its long-standing links with Texas during a high-profile visit to the state by Vice-Chancellor Paul Boyle. It not only gave Professor Boyle the chance to take a closer look at transatlantic projects involving staff and students but also to further Swansea’s relationship with the University of Houston by signing a new…

08th May 2019

Researchers highlight the need for forecasting global animal-to-human disease spread

A team of researchers from Swansea University and The University of Queensland is seeking to gain a better understanding of how best to tackle harmful viruses that shift between wildlife and humans and go on to cause global epidemics.
04th April 2019

ABHI’s work ensures Texas is the go-to state for UK Healthtech success stateside

Europe’s largest distributor of TENS machines are now setting their sights Stateside, with the help of ABHI’s comprehensive US Accelerator programme. Surrey-based pain relief specialists TensCare, who currently export to 40 countries globally, will be joining ABHI this April on a mission to Texas, to help establish their business in the US. The mission marks…

26th March 2019

UK Government Financially Support Trade Shows in the Middle East and Africa

Through Medilink’s strong partnership with the Department for International Trade, there are now TAP* grants on offer to support UK companies who wish to exhibit at international trade shows.  These events are fantastic platforms to showcase products and services, meet and do business with dealers, distributors, manufacturers, government officials and local hospitals.  Bookings now open…

20th March 2019

Lecturer helping to shape healthcare in his homeland

A Swansea University lecturer has been sharing his expertise to help improve medical care in his homeland of Iraq. Gastroenterologist Dr Laith Al-Rubaiy, a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Swansea University Medical School, he has just returned from a trip back to Basra, where he trained, where he addressed an international conference. He is now working…