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Keep up to date with the latest news and information from Medilink West Midlands and our members across the Medical Technology and Life Science sectors, together with topical regional, national and international news.

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Experience the Future of Medical Imaging

16th October 2019

Medilink Midlands invites you to experience the future of Medical Imaging through our partnership with the Medical Imaging Convention, an event dedicated to offering a comprehensive program on the latest innovations in imaging diagnosis and treatment.

The AHSN Network bridges the gap for NHS Innovators

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15th October 2019

On 30 January, the AHSN Network will hold its Bridging the Gap event aimed towards Health-Tech developers and companies looking to get their innovations into the NHS. This event focuses on showcasing the East and West Midlands AHSN offer to industry and provides businesses with the opportunity to learn how, who and where to access the NHS.

Orthocell claims top spot at national competition Pitch@Palace

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10th October 2019

Medilink WM member Orthocell, has been declared a winner in the national final of the coveted Pitch@Palace competition – a global movement started by the British royal family, which aims to amplify the work of entrepreneurs and deepen their global impact.

Funding opportunity: Revolutionising cancer treatment with genomics

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10th October 2019

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, has up to £5.4 million from the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) to invest in projects that seek to apply whole genome sequencing to the analysis of cancers.

Medilink member Gowling WLG finalists at the British Legal Awards 2019

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10th October 2019

Medilink West Midlands member Gowling WLG makes the shortlist in four categories at the British legal Awards 2019: TMT Team of the Year, Property Team of the Year, Innovation Through Technology Award and, jointly with Ashurst LLP, Competition/Regulatory Team of the Year.

Office for Life Sciences Brexit bulletin

9th October 2019

Medilink WM would like to share with its members and business network, the latest Office for Life Sciences bulletin, published with the aim to keep businesses up to date with the latest information and guidance in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October. This bulletin includes information on: Brexit […]

Low number of health apps reach minimum standards

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9th October 2019

Health app evaluation and advisor organisation ORCHA, has revealed that only 15% of healthcare apps available for download meet minimum standards set by its review process. Its evaluation of over 5,000 health apps has revealed that a significant number of healthcare apps available to download do not meet the minimum safety requirements. Notably, 75% of apps aimed […]

AI could be as effective at diagnosing disease as health professionals

Featured News
9th October 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) appears to detect diseases from medical imaging with similar levels of accuracy as healthcare professionals, according to research led by two Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) founder members.

Entries open for Medilink West Midlands Business Awards – celebrating the best in healthcare

Featured News
8th October 2019

Medilink West Midlands annual Medical and Healthcare Business Awards will take place on 13 February 2020. The Awards is our biggest event within our calendar, showcasing the best in life sciences across the region.

Lil-Lets and charity Brook launch e-learning platform to tackle period poverty

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26th September 2019

Medilink WM member Lil-Lets is committed to tackling period poverty and are excited to reveal their partnership with the young people’s sexual health & wellbeing charity, Brook, to work together to achieve this.

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