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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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Career opportunties at Midlands Engine

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5th October 2020

The Midlands hosts a wealth of academic, industrial and clinical strengths, from healthcare technologies (e.g. MedTech, health data and imaging), through disease/lifestyle-driven illness (e.g. respiratory, cardiovascular, diabetes, renal and gastrointestinal) to rehabilitation and clinical trials. Midlands Engine Health will draw upon this expertise, in combination with the drive and focus of Midlands Engine, to support […]

AHSN Virtual Health & Care Week launches to promote digital innovation across the Midlands

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24th September 2020

Bookings are now open for Midlands Digital Health and Care Week which will take place 12-16 October. Organised by the West Midlands and East Midlands Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN), the event is a weeklong series of short, virtual sessions showcasing digital transformation projects from across the Midlands. The sessions are open to NHS, Social […]

Creavo Medical Technologies appoints Martin Frost as Chairman

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24th September 2020

Medilink member, Creavo Medical Technologies Ltd (Creavo), the medical device company developing innovative diagnostics techniques, has announced that it has appointed Martin Frost as Chairman of the Board of Directors. In this role, Martin will drive Creavo’s fundraising plans, and guide its strategy to scale the business and commercialise its diagnostic technologies. Creavo has designed […]

Medilink WM Patron & member benefit from ‘virtual’ introduction

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10th September 2020

Medilink member DHC Innovations Ltd and patron Birmingham City University (BCU) new venture after introductions at Medilink WM virtual coffee morning. Staffordshire based family run DHC Innovations Ltd, inventors of the award-winning Optishield, were looking to update and enhance their website and social media platforms. Through Medilink introductions, DHC Innovations Ltd decided to apply for BCU’s […]

First formal success for MedilinkWM’s B2B Opportunities Service

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10th September 2020

First formal success for MedilinkWM’s B2B Opportunities Service as Safer Options Ltd sign a Distributor Agreement with Sylatech Ltd for their Novel Personal Handheld tool called the KeepSafe

Static Systems Group launches two integrated attack alarm solutions

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9th September 2020

Medilink WM member Static Systems Group has developed two attack alarm solutions that use exactly the same technology platform as SSG’s nurse call system already embedded in many UK acute hospitals , allowing existing infrastructure, mobile, and indicating devices to be multi-purposed.

Birmingham City University’s £170,000 project to boost nursing in Zambia

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9th September 2020

Medilink patron Birmingham City Univerity (BCU) has been awarded £173,000 from a new government package, funding projects across the globe to support communities hit by the coronavirus. The money awarded will be used to boost trauma and emergency nursing in Zambia.

Keele contributes to national Covid-19 response

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8th September 2020

Medilink member Keele University has impressively supported their local community in response to COVID-19.

Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring

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8th September 2020

Today, Medilink member the University of Birmingham shares the amazing news, its spinout company Neuronostics has been awarded £720,000 of government funding to fund the development of its first prototype clinical platform – developing the software that will bring BioEP technology safely and securely into the clinic. 

New Birmingham hospital opens to provide essential rehabilitation support for patients

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4th September 2020

The West Midlands Academic Science Network (WMAHSN) has been collaborating with Circle Health Rehabilitation and BMI Healthcare during the pandemic, delivering a series of events on the Future of Rehabilitation, specifically focused on patients recovering from COVID-19 and the ongoing health issues that the virus can result in.

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