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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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Innovate UK is the New Name for the Technology Strategy Board

9th September 2014

They’re doing this to be fast, flexible and focused on customer needs as well as make it easier and simpler for businesses to understand who they are, what they do and why they do it. They are taking three approaches in parallel: updating our name and our brand strategy (what we stand for, our logo […]

NICE MedTech Workshop

4th September 2014

Do not miss out on this opportunity to hear from the experts at NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) at this afternoon workshop in Nottingham. The Belgrave Rooms, 25 Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LB  Tuesday 21 October 2014 – 12:00 – 4:30 PM This valuable event will provide you with all the information you […]

Medilink WM Members Vagi-Moose Seek International Distributors

3rd September 2014

Vagi-Moose is a UK  female led business, who along with the Inventor, brought out a pioneering product for women. Vagi-Wave, the ‘all of life product’ for women aged 16 years and above, can help with a range of female problems including vaginismus, incontinence, using pelvic floor trains, menopause and smear tests. It’s made in the […]

Patients to Benefit as The BioHub Attracts its First Tenants

3rd September 2014

Patients needing dental implants or joint replacements could have fewer post-operation infections, meaning fewer would require repeat surgery, as a result of new technology coming to Birmingham. NanoTi, a Hungarian start-up company specialising in surface treatment for titanium dental and orthopaedic implants to combat infection, has been announced as the first organisation to reserve space […]

Secure CMX Coming Soon – WM Members Accutronics Set to Make Waves in the Medical Market

2nd September 2014

UK based battery firm Accutronics is set to vitalise the medical market this autumn when it launches its next range of batteries at COMPAMED in Dusseldorf. The CMX series will be launched at a press conference at COMPAMED, the international trade fair for high tech medical solutions on the 12th of November 2014 at 3pm […]

Hypertension Self-Management may be Included in NICE Guidelines Update

1st September 2014

Getting patients to self-titrate their blood pressure medications could soon become part of NICE hypertension guidance, UK researchers said, after publishing research showing it can help certain high-risk patients achieve significant improvements in control of their blood pressure. The study – published in JAMA and previously reported by Pulse at the Society of Academic Primary […]

Exchange Visit on Public Procurement of Innovation – Birmingham City Council & Partners Event

1st September 2014

If you are interested in procurement of innovations where there are potentially high-risks and significant unknowns, you may like to consider a two-day seminar event, to be held at the Library of Birmingham, run by Birmingham City Council and partners. The TSB are coming to talk about SBRI and they have a FP7 project running […]

RealityBites – The National Healthcare Conversation

1st September 2014

REALITYBITES is a weekly podcast conversation on healthcare and UK health and care services between Ben Gowland, Chief Executive of the Nene CCG, and Joe Tibbetts, publisher of The Information Daily and HealthCare Innovation Daily. Published each Tuesday morning and accessible and downloadable from the front page of the Information Daily.  Medilink members can join […]

Think Bigger – Visit Cambridge Imaging at IBC2014

28th August 2014

From small business communications to collections of national importance, Imagen maximises the potential of any size video archive. Cloud, Tape or NAS – Imagen now works ‘out of the box’ with the world’s leading storage platforms for unprecedented scale and flexibility. Find out more at IBC2014 – Booth 6.C23. Imagen is an Enterprise Video Platform […]

Twelve NHS Hospitals Use 3D Printing to Test Implants for Reconstructive Surgery

28th August 2014

Stratasys Ltd has announced that UK medical 3D printing specialist, Replica 3DM, is using its Stratasys 3D Printers to provide a service to twelve NHS hospitals to print models for the validation of reconstructive implants prior to surgery. The 3D modelling is having a significant impact on the length of surgical procedures and leading to […]

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