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28th July 2020

Funding awarded to develop new COVID-19 T cell immunity test

Cardiff-based Indoor Biotechnologies Ltd has been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop a new type of test for COVID-19. Identifying people who have already been infected with the virus and become immune could have huge benefits for enabling society to safely return to normality. However, since the symptoms of COVID-19 can vary from person…

24th July 2020

Med Tech Start Up Revealed as Finalist in Wales Start Up Awards

Forth, a Chepstow based medical health care company, has been revealed as a finalist in two Wales Start Up awards categories – Med Tech start up and Digital start up. The awards, started by Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE and now in their fourth year, recognise the achievements of those ‘who had a great idea, spotted…

14th July 2020

MedTech helps meet demand from healthcare sector

Medical technology specialist Signum Health, which was founded by an Insider Rising Star, has won six contracts to supply its digital services since the beginning of 2020. Demand for digital diagnostics and social prescribing services by healthcare providers has significantly increased since the Covid-19 pandemic, as the NHS looks at alternative ways of caring for…

14th July 2020

Creo Medical Technology Helping Fight COVID-19

Medical device pioneer Creo Medical has outlined how it will prioritise developing pioneering technology that meets the urgent needs created by Covid-19, including sterilisation of PPE and medical equipment. The business has welcomed Welsh Secretary Simon Hart to its site where he heard how Creo will use the £2m Cardiff Capital Region investment to develop…

14th July 2020

Focus on Virtual Reality Benefits to Healthcare in Wales Tech Week

VR is Good For You …and For Your Doctor is the title of a panel discussion on July 16 at 16:00, one of over 80 virtual events taking place in the first ever Wales Tech Week July 13-17. VR is Good For You …and For Your Doctor features Rescape Innovation CEO Matt Wordley,  Product Development…

07th July 2020

Innovative Blood Oxygen Monitors Developed for Covid-19 Patients

Researchers at the University of South Wales (USW) have developed an innovative blood oxygen monitor after supplies of this key device became limited as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The team of researchers have worked under the instruction of the Welsh Government’s Critical Equipment Requirements Engineering Team (CERET), led by Industry Wales, which was…

07th July 2020

Welsh Tech Firm Enables Telemedicine to Treat Most Vulnerable

RWG Mobile recently announced that its global Internet of Things (IoT) platform is being used to provide US healthcare organisation Guardian eHealth with innovative remote patient monitoring (RPM) to serve vulnerable patients suffering long term health problems. In addition, the RPM could be used to remotely detect early signs of Covid-19. This news comes off…

07th July 2020

Project to Help Staff Using Facemasks Scoops Innovation Award

Swansea University’s Healthcare Technology Centre has played a key role in developing an award-winning communication aid for frontline health staff forced to wear face masks during the pandemic. The Centre was part of the Welsh-based team behind MaskComms, a microphone designed to be small enough to fit inside a face mask and transmit voice through…

07th July 2020

Pembrokeshire MedTech Firm Assisting in Covid-19 Fight

A company based in Wales is helping in the fight against coronavirus after its clinical laboratory diagnostic equipment has been shown to have a key use for medical teams treating Covid-19 patients. Benson Viscometers, based in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, designs and manufactures clinical viscometers which are used in the NHS and in the USA to test…

02nd July 2020

Development loan for plasma sterilising product

Creo Medical Group plc (AIM: CREO), the medical device company focused on the emerging field of surgical endoscopy, announces that the Group has secured a £2m loan from the Cardiff Capital Region ("CCR") to develop Creo's Cool Plasma technology as a