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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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Brexit: the clock ticks

23rd May 2019

There seem to be three options: (1) the UK revokes article 50 and remains in the EU; (2) the UK ratifies the Withdrawal Agreement and exits on that basis; and (3) there is a no deal Brexit. For intellectual property, the impact of each of these three options is different. A considerable amount of work has been done in the UK to prepare for options (2) and (3) and for each scenario we can explain what the effect of Brexit will be for intellectual property.

NHSX – Improving health and social care through use of technology

22nd May 2019

NHSX will bring together teams from the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement to take forward digital transformation in the NHS.

Medilink West Midlands member Mercia invests £2.0 million in transdermal drug delivery specialist

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21st May 2019

One of Warwick Ventures (University of Warwick) med-tech spin-out companies which is developing an innovative transdermal drug delivery patch technology has secured a £2m investment from specialist technology funder Mercia Technologies.

Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards 2019 Shortlist Announced

17th May 2019

Congratulations to the 20 organisations who have been shortlisted for this year’s Meridian Awards, celebrating the ground-breaking innovations in health and life sciences that have been developed within our region.

2019 Winners Announced: Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards in Association with Med-Tech Innovation

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17th May 2019

On the evening of Wednesday 15 May the 2019 Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards took place. The sell-out gala dinner was the best yet, with 250 professionals from across the industry coming to celebrate with the winners, network with peers and share their pride in the industry.

Medilink WM Patron CSA Group to host Medical Device Security Risk Management event

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3rd May 2019

Medilink WM Patron CSA Group to host medical device cyber risk event on 11 June at Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Industry Partners Required: BCU Biomedical Sciences Funded Student Micro-Placements Programme 2019

16th April 2019

Industry partners are sought for BCU’s funded micro-placement programme to offer students the opportunity to gain some paid experience that allows them to build upon skills learnt through their degree as well as learn new ones which can help them in the future.

Grant Thornton – Growth 365 International

9th April 2019

Grant Thornton supporting management teams in the Midlands

Medilink member PIA Commercial will be exhibiting at the Med-Tech Innovation Expo in May!

19th March 2019

Medilink member PIA Commercial will be exhibiting at the Med-Tech Innovation Expo on the Medilink Pavilion in May!

Mercia expands Midlands investment team with three key appointments

5th March 2019

Medilink member Mercia has expanded its investment teams in the Midlands with three key appointments.

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