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21st January 2020

Global Experts Join Forces to Transform Welsh Health and Wellbeing

Speakers from Amazon, INTEL and Pfizer are set to meet with Welsh innovators this March at an event which promises to reveal the near future technologies that will transform frontline health and social care in Wales and beyond. ‘Tomorrow’s Health 2020’, a major conference organised by Life Sciences Hub Wales, will see health and social…

21st January 2020

Australian hospital leads the world with patient monitoring trial

A patient being monitored by the Isansys Patient Status Engine at the 20-bed Kilcoy hospital in rural Queensland An Australian hospital has become the first in the world to use wireless monitoring technology hospital-wide, revolutionising its approach to the most basic process in healthcare – taking and recording patients’ vital signs. The trial of the…

15th January 2020

Industry engage with Health Technology Wales to kick start 2020

We started 2020 by encouraging industry to collaborate with us in our work to increase access to non-medicine health technologies in Wales.
06th December 2019

Winners announced for MediWales Innovation Awards

Winners have been announced at the fourteenth annual MediWales Innovation Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements in NHS Wales and in the Welsh life science and health technology communities.
25th November 2019

Forth Recognised as Best Welsh Innovation of the Year

Forth have been awarded the Welsh Innovation of the year award last night at the Welsh SME Business Awards 2019. Forth are an innovative at-home blood testing kit that helps users optimise their own health to alleviate pressure on the NHS. The awards were a celebration of SME entrepreneurs and thriving businesses that service all…

13th November 2019

Management buyout at medical imaging company

The management at a Swansea company which provides toolkits for medical imaging software has completed a buyout. Medical Connections has been bought by Philippa Webb, director of operations; Qian Wang, technical director; and Rapten Bhutia, development director, in a deal backed by the Development Bank of Wales. Webb said: “As a team, we are very…

04th November 2019

Researcher joins Medical School team after gaining European Fellowship

Swansea University Medical School has welcomed a new researcher under a prestigious European scheme. Dr Rémi Zallot successfully applied for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship from the European Commission and will be hosted by the Medical School’s Centre for Cytochrome P450 Biodiversity for the next two years. His expertise in mining microbial genomes using bioinformatics…

14th October 2019

University gives pupils first-hand experience of nanotechnology

Pupils have been given an unique opportunity to find out more about nanotechnology at a special Swansea University workshop aimed at inspiring scientists of the future. NanoBach brought Year 7 & 8 pupils from across Neath Port Talbot together with students who were able to demonstrate what nanotechnology is and how it can be applied…

30th September 2019

EKF Diagnostics opens new R&D facility in UK

Special Projects Laboratory opened in EKF’s Cardiff HQ to develop new applications in non-core markets and support other global diagnostics R&D facilities EKF Diagnostics’ new R&D laboratory at its Cardiff headquarters EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitrodiagnostics company, announcesthat it has opened a new Research & Development facility at its Cardiff, UK headquarters. The new…

30th September 2019

New measure for cancer services in Wales is a UK first

For the first time, all cancer patients in Wales are having their waiting time measured from when their cancer is first suspected rather than from when their referral is received in hospital. The new measure, a first in the UK, aims to speed up diagnosis and ensure people with cancer are treated more quickly. It…