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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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Minerva Business Angels partners with Aston University and University of Birmingham Enterprise to launch new angel investor network for Birmingham

27th February 2019

Aston University and University of Birmingham Enterprise have teamed up with Minerva, one of the UK’s largest traditional angel investor networks, to expand the funding opportunities available to start-up businesses in the West Midlands by launching a network of ‘business angels with insight’ for Birmingham.

Brexit and the need of an EU Authorised Representative for UK medical device businesses

26th February 2019

An EU based Authorised Representatives (EC Rep) may be needed if UK device businesses export devices to markets where a CE mark is required, after the 29th March 2019 deadline.

3 Things You Need to Know About Industry 5.0

26th February 2019

Whether you like it or not, you should brace yourself for Industry 5.0. The term refers to people working alongside robots and smart machines.

Kimal expands its distribution facilities due to unprecedented growth

26th February 2019

Last month saw Medilink member Kimal Holdings Ltd. take ownership of its brand new, purpose built distribution facility at the Worcester Six business park.

Entries open for Med-Tech Innovation award categories

25th February 2019

You can now enter the Med-Tech Innovation Awards, as part of the Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards 2019, held in association with Med-Tech Innovation. Find out how to compete for one of the 5 Med-Tech Award categories.

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.

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21st February 2019

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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).

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