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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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Funding opportunity: Revolutionising cancer treatment with genomics

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10th October 2019

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, has up to £5.4 million from the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) to invest in projects that seek to apply whole genome sequencing to the analysis of cancers.

£98m Healthy Ageing Challenge competition launched

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16th August 2019

UK Research and Innovation has announced the launch of the first tranche of competitions in the £98m Healthy Ageing Programme funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Funding opportunities to improve health technologies and patient care

7th August 2019

Up to £20 million is available for businesses looking to develop new diagnostic tools based on linking technologies, data and systems through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) programme.

£135 million investment in 15 new NIHR Applied Research Collaborations

16th July 2019

Funding has been awarded to 15 partnerships within England, which will join up some of the country’s best universities, leading innovators and local authorities to solve some of the biggest issues facing health and social care over the next five years.

‘Great Things’ expected of Worcestershire innovators

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2nd July 2019

A special day of activities, supported by Medilink West Midlands has launched two key initiatives focused on helping innovative Worcestershire businesses and entrepreneurs to thrive.

SBRI Healthcare launch latest funding competition

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17th June 2019

SBRI Healthcare are pleased to announce that the next funding competition will launch on 24 June 2019. Companies and organisations are being invited to bid for funding to develop solutions to challenges in Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Integrated Care and Social Care.

Medilink West Midlands member Mercia invests £2.0 million in transdermal drug delivery specialist

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21st May 2019

One of Warwick Ventures (University of Warwick) med-tech spin-out companies which is developing an innovative transdermal drug delivery patch technology has secured a £2m investment from specialist technology funder Mercia Technologies.

Supporting Growth in Manufacturing

20th May 2019

Tailored support for manufacturers to help make improvements by identifying, understanding and removing barriers to growth. 

Department for International Trade offer £2,000 Funding Support at Medica 2019

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9th May 2019

Don’t miss the deadline date of Tuesday 14 May to secure your exhibition space at Medica 2019 – the largest healthcare exhibition in the world.

Evaluating medical innovations: apply for funding

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23rd April 2019

Organisations can apply for a share of £1.5 million to help evaluate medical devices in real-world clinical settings

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