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UK HealthTech 2014 is almost here
The UK HealthTech Conference is set to open its doors for a third time on 4th December at the St David’s Hotel and Spa, Cardiff. MediWales is delivering this popular event and with 250 professionals, clinicians and industry specialists, from around the world, already registered attendance is up by 25% on last year’s figures. Continued…
MediWales: ABHI Regulatory and Procurement Seminar
On July 1st, MediWales ran a Regulatory and Procurement Seminar which was hosted by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Johnson & Johnson at Pencoed. Attracting over 70 delegates, this event highlighted the new Medical Device Directive and the implications of implementing UDI systems for manufacturers of medical devices as well as its implementation in healthcare…
Expert Advice from Withers & Rogers: Unified patent system
Unified patent system gets go ahead, setting the scene for European filings to soar.
NHS drug decisions questioned
Researchers claim NHS drug decisions ‘are flawed’ By Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News The formula used by the NHS to recommend which drugs should be funded is “flawed” and should be scrapped, researchers say. The European Commission-funded study tested the assumptions of the system used by NICE (the National Institute for Health and Clinical…
Achieving Compliance to ISO 13485 – Barriers to Success & Overcoming them
As a medical device manufacturer, you are no doubt aware that the primary objective of ISO 13485 is to standardise medical device regulatory requirements for quality management systems. ISO 13485 has become the global standard for those who manufacture medical devices because it provides a proven guideline for maintaining assurance and managing risk.
£100m Welsh Life Sciences Fund manager announced
A tender to run the £100m Welsh Life Sciences Fund has been won by new company Arthurian Life Sciences. Documents lodged with Companies House show that the initial share capital in the business – registered last June – is held by Excalibur Fund Managers, which is chaired by biotechnology serial entrepreneur and investor Sir Chris Evans….
UK Lifescience Industry Magazine – Edition 5 out now!
UK Lifescience Industry Magazine – Edition 5 has arrived! UKLSed5 – low res Read a version online here …and you can now follow us on twitter @uklifescience UK Lifescience Industry is the most widely distributed life science publication in the UK, with 39,500 named individuals and an estimated total readership of 100,000 Published by MedilinkUK and its partner organisations, the…
Strategy for UK Life Sciences: One Year On
Science Minister David Willetts released “Strategy for UK Life Sciences: One Year On” – an interesting read that impacts all of us in the sector. You can read the report by clicking here. If you don’t have time to read the full report, go to the summary on pages 50 – 55. At the Genesis conference,…
Consultation on the MHRA draft 2013-2018 corporate plan
In April 2013, MHRA will launch its five-year corporate plan. Having recently discussed initial ideas with a range of stakeholders, MHRA is now publishing a draft plan for consultation. The consultation will run until 1 February 2013.
Watch MediWales’ New Welsh Life Science Film – ‘Unrivalled Connectivity’
MediWales is pleased to launch its new film ‘Unrivalled Connectivity’ showing why Wales is a good place to do life science. Welsh Life Science Unrivalled Connectivity from MediWales on Vimeo. Through a series of themes – research to revenue, financing innovation, and competitive advantage – the film uses case studies to highlight the unrivalled connectivity…