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05th November 2019

Social care providers to receive £1 million Foundational Economy funding boost

An apprenticeship scheme in the social care sector in Monmouthshire and the development of a specialised autism centre in Nantgarw are among 12 social care projects set to share more than £1 million from the Welsh Government to test new ways of improving and transforming the everyday parts of Wales’ economy. Deputy Minister for Health…

22nd October 2019

Cardiff University: Futures Connect Work Experience Opportunities

The Futures Connect Team sit centrally within Cardiff University and promote a variety of placements to students across all colleges and schools. The team can offer a variety of companies high-calibre, independent and pro-active students to support you with a particular project, or aspect of your organisations work. These opportunities allow our students to gain…

14th October 2019

Brexit preparation – free webinars

There are less than three weeks remaining before the UK is due to leave the EU. Medilink UK wants to make sure that life sciences and healthcare companies are fully prepared and is hosting a series of FREE webinars around nine different business areas. These 45-minute webinars, designed to help businesses understand the risks and opportunities that…

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…