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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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Medilink WM at the Malvern Festival of Innovation

23rd September 2014

We’ll be exhibiting at the Malvern Festival of Innovation on Friday 3rd October at the Business of Innovating session.  We’ll be along side other organisations that can help your business grow and succeed, including GrowthAccelerator, UKTI, Santander and the Intellectual Property Office. The day will also see presentations from Lee Strafford, founder of Plusnet, Fiona […]

The New Shape of the European Commission – What Does it Mean to the Medical Technology Industry

23rd September 2014

In this article Mike Kreuzer of ABHI outlines what this restructure means for our industry as well as providing some background information about the changes underway in the Commission. What the restructure means to the medical technology industry. The impact on the medical technology industry will result from the transfer of responsibility for medical device […]

The British Plastics Show 30 September – 2 October, NEC Birmingham

19th September 2014

Medical Plastics Seminar 1st October 2014 at 1.30 pm Seminar Theatre 2 As the limitations of stainless steel instruments become increasing apparent, the significant benefits of polymers have come to the fore. The use of plastics in medical sector has never been more important. This FREE to attend seminar session takes place on Wednesday 1st […]

Primasil to Exhibit at MEDTEC Ireland & COMPAMED

19th September 2014

Primasil is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of silicone rubber, as a sub-contract manufacturer to OEM’s they are concerned with the development and manufacture of medical products for their customers. Primasil are the only UK silicone rubber manufacturer to have all services under one roof!  They formulate and mix their silicone compound, extrude or […]

Biomaterials for Healthcare Special Interest Group (SIG)

18th September 2014

The Belgrave Rooms, 25 Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LB  Wednesday 8th October 9:00 am – 1:00 pm The theme of the next Biomaterials for Healthcare SIG is biomaterials and orthopaedics.  Hear from leading experts with experience and insight into the taking of new materials and technologies through to market:  Dr Wei-Jen Lo is an experienced […]

Sustainable Manufacturing Birmingham, 30th September With UK BCSD & IEMA

18th September 2014

9.30 – 12.30 – Hosted by Eversheds, Birmingham This event is part of a series led by UK BCSD covering debates on today’s challenges in sustainability. Manufacturing and its importance in re-balancing the economy were given priority in the recent budget. This workshop will showcase what businesses are doing to promote Sustainable Manufacturing and will […]

Showcase Your ABILITIES to Middle East

17th September 2014

A collaboration between Medilink and the ABILITIESme exhibition and conference has created an opportunity for UK companies in the assistive technology, special needs and rehabilitative sector to grow their business in the Middle East. The annual event, held in Abu Dhabi, displays the latest developments in mobility, independent living, assistive technology and rehabilitation solutions for […]

Medilink WM Autumn 2014 Newsletter Available Now Celebrating the Excellence of the West Midlands Health Technology Sector

16th September 2014

Promoting and highlighting the quality and scope of the region’s health technology sector, the Medilink WM Autumn 2014 Newsletter will keep you up to date with the latest developments in the sector as well as connecting you with fellow businesses and their news. The WM Newsletter brings together the region’s health technology community, including research […]

New Kids Diabetes App From Sanofi

15th September 2014

Sanofi has launched a new educational diabetes app to help children manage their condition. In a recent announcement Sanofi unveiled a new educational gaming app to help children understand more about type-1 diabetes and learn the best ways to manage the condition. The app, entitled Mission T1D, is also designed for use in a classroom […]

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 […]

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