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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…

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…

30th September 2019

University partnership provides unique training environment for health students

Health students at Swansea University are now able to learn vital skills at a unique new training facility in the heart of a busy hospital. The Aneurin Bevan Clinical Skills Centre has been created in a former ward at Singleton Hospital and provides an opportunity for nursing and medical students to practise clinical skills in…

03rd September 2019

New Ownership Promises a Bright Future for Rocialle and Guardian

Prospects are exciting for our customers and our business as the newly forged relationship presents opportunities for the sharing of knowledge and innovation  I am delighted to announce that Rocialle Healthcare Ltd (comprising Rocialle and Guardian) has been purchased by a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhende Medical Co. Ltd and Multigate Medical Products Ltd. Zhende, a market leading, Shanghai Exchange listed…