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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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21st February 2019

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Medilink West Midlands 2018 Award winners revealed

Featured News
11th February 2019

The winners of the 2018 Medilink West Midlands (Medilink WM) Medical and Healthcare Business Awards have been revealed. The Awards, which have been running for over 10 years, took place on Thursday 7th February at The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre.

Book now for the 2019 UK Science Park Association (UKSPA) Conference

21st February 2019

Early bird booking ends soon for the 2019 UK Science Park Association conference (2-3 April) which will be held at the University of Birmingham.

Brexit clinic features in Chamber’s Spring Expo schedule

21st February 2019

The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC) has announced that a specialist Brexit Clinic will feature at the Chamber’s Spring Expo in March this year.

Collated guidance for business on no deal preparations

18th February 2019

Collated guidance for business on no deal preparations, including update on ‘Continued Supply of Medical Devices and Clinical Consumables’ and ‘MHRA Guidance and Publications on a Possible No Deal Scenario’.

Have you got what it takes to be an award-winning healthcare innovator?

18th February 2019

Nominations for the annual Meridian Awards – a Celebration of Innovation – are now open, organised by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN).

PIA Ensures: Brexit, Life Science and Healthcare. What’s Next?

13th February 2019

With Brexit looming ever closer and a lot of things remaining unclear (even at this late stage), PIA Commercial have gathered some information to shed some light on the current situation that surrounds the industries that they provide insurance for; the Life Science and Healthcare sectors.

Up to £1m funding awarded to develop bacterial vaccines in global fight against antimicrobial resistance

4th February 2019

The Government has awarded the University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network up to £1 million funding to accelerate the development of bacterial vaccines in a bid to prevent infections occurring as part of the global fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Premier League footballers participate in new ground-breaking concussion study

1st February 2019

The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) have launched a new study funded by The Drake Foundation to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in Premier League football.

GxP Monitoring Step-by-Step: Mapping, Monitoring, and Staying Compliant

1st February 2019

Medilink member Vaisala would like to invite you to a FREE Seminar at Vaisala House, Birmingham, 26th February 2019, designed with GxP-Regulated Life Science industry professionals in mind.

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