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06th March 2013

Expert Advice from Withers & Rogers: Unified patent system

Unified patent system gets go ahead, setting the scene for European filings to soar.
25th January 2013

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…

23rd January 2013

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.
22nd January 2013

£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….

08th January 2013

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…

08th January 2013

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,…

04th January 2013

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.
02nd January 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…

13th December 2012

MediWales Innovation Awards 2012 – Unrivalled Connectivity

The MediWales Innovation Awards celebrate the fantastic achievements of life science companies and individuals from the NHS in Wales. A priority sector in a tough economy, Welsh industry's innovative partnerships with the NHS and academic institutions significantly contribute to the health and wealth of Wales.
09th October 2012

Expert Advice from Wynne-Jones IP: Protecting and Enforcing Your Intellectual Property

Every business has confidential information, whether it’s your customer list, information about a proposed business venture or technology or know-how that gives you an edge over your competitors.