News > Opportunities

19th August 2019

Funding programme to inspire the next generation of age-friendly products is launched

The £98m Healthy Ageing Programme, funded by the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, has launched its first tranche of competitions The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), led by UK Research and Innovation, has launched the Healthy Ageing programme.  It will stimulate new ideas for products, services and business models, to help us live healthier, happier…

19th August 2019

H2020 Calls on Digital Health: Webinar recording and slides now available

On the 7th of August KTN hosted a Briefing Webinar on forthcoming Horizon 2020 Digital Health related calls. The webinar provided background information on various call topics and on support available for both UK and European organisations in how to apply for funding and search for partners. KTN hosted this event on behalf of Innovate…

15th August 2019

Job Opportunity: Clinical Operations Manager Cutest Systems Ltd

The Clinical Operations Manager will be part of the management team responsible for the overall clinical testing activities of Cutest, including high level project planning and resource management of clinical staff. The role involves supervision of the clinical and project management team and overseeing the QA and H+S of the organisation. The person will be…

15th August 2019

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Quality Assurance Manager

We are looking to recruit a part-time Quality Assurance Manager for Cutest Systems Ltd, a human volunteer CRO specialising in dermatology and ophthalmology studies, based in Cardiff. The postholder will manage and maintain the Quality Management System, ensuring that procedures and documentation comply with ICH-GCP, MHRA guidelines and EU legislation. The postholder is also expected…

05th August 2019

Cardiff University secures £1 million EU funding for industrial research centre

Counsel General and Brexit minister Jeremy Miles will today announce EU funding of more than £1 millon to advance research into magnetic and electromagnetic materials in Wales. This investment will support Cardiff University’s Magnetic Materials and Applications (MAGMA) project, enabling the university to expand its research and development programmes in areas including electric vehicles, advanced…

05th August 2019

Award-Winning Entrepreneur Backs Tenovus Cancer Care’s ‘Go Pink’ Campaign

Leading Welsh businesswoman Lisa Marie Brown is calling on people to join her pink tribe and ‘Go Pink’ in support of Tenovus Cancer Care this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The award-winning entrepreneur behind Pinkspiration, a unique enterprise aimed at inspiring young people and women into the construction industry and business, has become an official ambassador…

31st July 2019

Medical School celebrates first graduates in new programmes

Swansea University Medical School is celebrating as its first students graduate from two new programmes. Graduates from the Medical School’s first cohorts of the Applied Medical Sciences BSc and the Biochemistry and Genetics MSci programmes have been awarded their degrees at a ceremony this week. The Medical School, which actually trains more life scientists than…

15th July 2019

Job Opportunity: Web developer at Teamworks

Teamworks is an experienced multidisciplinary design & communications studio proud to be creating brand-led solutions primarily for science, technology and innovation sectors. Aside from lots of digital projects, our creative team works with local, national and international clients on a range of print, publishing and events. We have a fantastic opportunity for a full-stack developer…

16th June 2019

Barry woman takes on channel swim challenge – British Heart Foundation

Seven friends and colleagues are swimming the English Channel for the first time to raise vital funds for British Heart Foundation research.
31st May 2019

Health Hack event turns NHS challenges into technology ventures

At the two-day event, which took place on 23rd and 24th May at the Life Sciences Hub Wales, five successful projects were awarded with Welsh Government funding of £7500 and further support from the Bevan Commission to develop their innovative solutio