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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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WM MemberTriteq Client Announced as Finalist for $10million X Prize

10th October 2014

SCANurse London-based digital health company, has announced it is one of 10 companies to reach the final stage of the prestigious $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, http://www.xprize.org/ a 3.5-year global competition sponsored by the Qualcomm Foundation for teams to develop a consumer-focused, mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting a set of 15 medical conditions and […]

Protect Your Business When Entering New Markets or Manufacturing Your Goods Abroad

10th October 2014

The global marketplace is becoming more accessible, with greater market entry opportunities and lower production costs. Businesses are increasingly being confronted with the prospect of IP theft, whether that is copying of logos and brand names, designs or patents. Marks & Clerk and BDO will provide an insight through real-life examples on how you can […]

Cancer Innovation Exchange Event – Putting Proven Innovations Into Practice at Pace and Scale

10th October 2014

Monday 1 December 2014, 9am – 4pm Nottingham Belfry Hotel, Mellors Way, NG8 6PY This key event will focus on the opportunity to put proven innovations in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer into practice at pace and scale throughout the East Midland. It is organised and hosted by the East Midlands Academic Health Science […]

NHS Funding: Past and Future

10th October 2014

The NHS featured heavily at all three major party conferences over the past few weeks. How could it not; despite a ring-fenced budget, it is increasingly showing signs of financial strain. But what has ‘ring-fenced’ meant in practice for the NHS? And what are the three main political parties’ promises, pledges and aspirations for NHS […]

WM Member Triteq Achieves ISO14001

10th October 2014

At Triteq we often talk about “our special roof” and we know that everyone working under that roof is pretty special too. This year, our entire team demonstrated how well we support each other and work together when we received the news that we had achieved our target of ISO14001 accreditation for design and manufacture. […]

Start Writing Your Medilink North West Awards Entry

10th October 2014

You have just under two weeks to go until the deadline for this year’s Medilink North West Awards – the winners of which will be announced at the Medilink North West Christmas Dinner at Old Trafford on December 5. The Medilink North West Awards is the region’s biggest event for celebrating innovation, growth and commercial […]

NICE: Eyes on Evidence – Expert Commentary on Important New Evidence

10th October 2014

Issue 66 of Eyes on Evidence is now available. Eyes on Evidence helps contextualise important new evidence, highlighting areas that could signal a change in clinical practice. It does not constitute formal NICE guidance. The commentaries included are the opinions of contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NICE. Eyes on Evidence Survey […]

MEBC Annual Awards Dinner 2014

10th October 2014

The Midlands Environmental Business Company is proud to present our Annual Business Celebration Dinner, which aims to celebrate local SMEs who have excelled in contributing to the green economy in the Midlands. Now in its 15th Year the dinner provides a cross-sectoral event in the magnificent Banqueting Hall of the Birmingham’s Council House. It provides […]

MediWales Innovation Awards – Now Open

8th October 2014

Industry categories are now open for submissions – apply by 24th October 2014. MediWales is running its 9th Innovation Awards competition and celebratory dinner on Wednesday 10th December 2014 at The National Museum, Cardiff. The Innovation Awards are a chance to celebrate the successes and advances of life science companies and the NHS in Wales. […]

UK Life Sciences Hit 7-Year High

7th October 2014

Britain’s life sciences industry is on course to raise its most financing in 2014 for at least seven years, in a sign that government efforts to promote investment in the sector are beginning to pay off. UK companies raised £734m of capital in the first half of this year, surpassing the £483m raised in the […]

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