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08th October 2020

UK Government Orders One Millions COVID Tests From Consortium

Dr Mario Gualano The UK Government has ordered one million Covid-19 tests from a consortium which includes Crumlin-BASED BBI Solutions. This first order of lateral flow antibody tests (AbC-19) from the UK Rapid Test Consortium (UK-RTC) is part of the UK Government’s plans to roll-out surveillance studies to help build a picture of how the…

07th October 2020

Health Technology Wales Announces Scientific Advice Service for Tech Developers

Health technology developers can optimise their plans with help from Health Technology Wales (HTW). The independent and national organisation, set up by the Welsh Government, has launched the new HTW Scientific Advice Service. The expert consultancy service supports technology developers in Wales to demonstrate value that meets the needs of care commissioners, care providers, patients…

01st October 2020

GE Healthcare Launches New Ultrasound AI Software

GE Healthcare launches new Voluson SWIFT ultrasound system with industry first auto recognition tools that incorporate the AI technology of Intelligent Ultrasound Intelligent Ultrasound (AIM: MED), the artificial intelligence (AI) based ultrasound software and simulation company, today announced that GE Healthcare has launched its new AI-enhanced Women’s Health ultrasound system, Voluson SWIFT*. The Voluson SWIFT…

22nd September 2020

MedTech Develops App For COVID-19 Test

A Welsh medtech specialist has developed a companion app for a Covid-19 test that could soon help world governments and health agencies manage and control the coronavirus pandemic. Cardiff-based Bond Digital Health is part of a global consortium that is producing a rapid diagnostic test for Covid-19. The antigen test, produced by Canadian company Sona…

15th September 2020

Accelerate supports the development of safer VR experiences in Healthcare

UWTSD’s Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre (ATiC) and Cardiff University’s Clinical Innovation Accelerator (CIA) are collaborating with Rescape Innovation Ltd to improve the safe deployment of VR for health care staff and patients.   Rescape Innovation Ltd are pioneering the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in healthcare to reduce pain, anxiety and improve the patient journey….

02nd September 2020

Over 200 jobs announced as part of the Welsh Lighthouse Lab facility

Welsh Government and Life Sciences Hub Wales are supporting plans to build a 200 strong team of specialists at Wales’ soon to be launched Lighthouse Lab, which is set to create additional capacity for the UK’s Covid-19 testing strategy.
02nd September 2020

BBI Creates New Jobs to Support Next Phase in COVID-19 Home Test Development

BBI Solutions is recruiting for roles to support its work as part of a UK Government consortium, tasked with developing and manufacturing a Covid-19 Point of Care antibody test to support the government strategy on COVID-19 testing.
18th August 2020

Welsh Ultrasonic Cleaning Specialists Provide Sanitising Solution

A Cardiff-based manufacturer of ultrasonic cleaning baths has developed a new sanitising solution for businesses reopening as lockdown restrictions are eased. Ultrawave has launched its Sanitiser range of cleaning baths, giving those operating in customer facing roles the chance to clean and disinfect their equipment in as little as six minutes, with the cleaning baths…

18th August 2020

Welsh Company Hits Fundraising Target to Expand Virtual Reality into Healthcare

Wales-based immersive technology in healthcare pioneer Rescape Innovation has hit its £300k target through Crowdcube to help the company expand its proven use of virtual reality in the treatment of patients and to help frontline NHS staff. The Crowdcube fundraiser has already hit its £300k target at a pre-money valuation of £3.1m, with significant pledges…

18th August 2020

£6m Funding for Welsh Scientists to Advance Solar Technologies

The grant brings together three world-renowned research groups from Swansea University, Imperial College London and Oxford University to advance organic and perovskite solar cells into applications that current solar technologies are not suitable for. These next-generation photovoltaics show great promise: their performance competes with current technology, but they have the advantages of being flexible, lightweight,…