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23rd July 2021

Report calls for breakthrough diagnostics to be funded like new medicines

Roche Diagnostics UK and Ireland has launched a new report calling for the system of funding for diagnostics to be the same as for new medicines to ensure innovations reach patients sooner. The Future of Diagnostics Delivery in the UK report, which is backed by both the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Association of…

18th July 2021

Report suggests willingness to embrace digital heath to help NHS

Despite current complaints about face-to-face access to GPs, a new report shows the public may be willing to embrace digital health to help the NHS, both in the long term and during any fresh COVID-19 outbreaks. Research by OnePoll for ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps, found respondents are prepared…

15th July 2021

Beating The Pandemic

The newly designed rapid point-of-care COVID-19 PCR reader that GX engineering team helped to develop has passed all the regulatory tests, so is now awaiting manufacture. Click here to find out how this Welsh Government funded project progressed from design to prototype, then completed in just under 6 months.  

23rd June 2021

GeneFirst Awarded €2.8m in Horizon 2020 Grant Funding for Rapid Covid-19 Diagnostic

RedKnight are delighted to have supported GeneFirst with its successful application to Horizon 2020, securing the innovative med-tech start-up and its 4 collaborating partners (two SMEs and two hospitals) over €2.8m in grant funding. In total, 144 applications were submitted to the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) competition, of which 8 projects have been selected for funding (6%…

23rd June 2021

See & Treat – The Smarter Way Of Working

Over the next few months, we will be highlighting smarter ways of working with our comprehensive “See and Treat” range of products, and how these can benefit your Clinic. This news piece will kick off the series with a focus on our Single-use ENT & Maxillofacial Instruments. This wide variety of products ensure you get…

17th June 2021

Successful First In-Human use For Creo Device

Creo Medical Group has hailed the first in-human use of US Food & Drug Administration-cleared device which was successful in adding months to a patient’s life expectancy and well-being. The Chepstow-headquartered business’ MicroBlate Fine product was used in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guided, treatment in a patient with an unresectable pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour. Following the procedure,…

09th June 2021

Rescape Innovation featured in the UK Immersive Tech: VC Investment Report

The ‘UK Immersive Tech: VC Investment Report’ features 31 highly innovative, fast-growing immersive tech ventures that have already raised significant amounts of VC and Angel investment. Launched on 7 June 2021, Immerse UK and HTC VIVE X have published this first-of-its kind report that highlights the immersive tech investment landscape, the huge potential of the…

02nd June 2021

How Sustainability Needs Prioritising in Wales’ Med-Tech Sector

Med-Tech and medical manufacturing organisations in Wales have had their fair share of challenges during the recent economic downturn, with perhaps the biggest challenges in supply issues for essential polymers and medical grade plastics in packaging, and not to mention how many organisations have had to quickly adapt to the new trading relationships with the…

01st June 2021

New ENT UK Guidelines Highlights Revised Directions For Potential AGPs Within The ENT Clinic

ENT UK Revised Guidelines ENT UK recently released their latest guidelines for potential Aerosol-Generating Procedures (AGPs) within the ENT Clinic, with a focus on advice for ENT Surgeons conducting upper-airway Endoscopy. The Guidelines suggest that patients are advised to wear a mask during Nasendoscopy procedures, a problem that is solved using our Single-use SNAP, Endoscope…

28th May 2021

British health tech firm launches innovative AI Female Hormone Mapping™ product

A ground breaking new product has been launched by Forth to help give women a greater understanding of their hormone cycles to improve female wellbeing and provide answers to women who may be entering the perimenopause. The product uses artificial intelligence, gold standard blood sample analysis, and industry leading clinician interpretation and analysis to map…