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Recyclable visor to fight COVID-19 receives CE mark

Featured News
28th January 2021

CE certification for manKIND visor as manufacturing collective targets 100,000 sales A group of nine manufacturers, who developed a new recyclable visor to be used in the fight against Covid-19, is celebrating a major milestone in style by securing CE certification for the product. The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), which comprises eight sub-contract specialists and […]

Medilink Midlands Christmas Message 2020

18th December 2020

As Chief Executive, one of my last duties for the year is to deliver the Medilink Christmas message. However, in this strangest of years, we thought it only fitting to break from tradition and have the first ever Medilink Midlands Christmas message come from one of the longest serving Medilink Directors, Keith Widdowson. Keith has […]

Medilink Midlands CEO and Board Announced

10th December 2020

Medilink Midlands has announced that its newly forged Board of Directors has appointed Dr Darren Clark as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Darren previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Medilink East Midlands. Darren joined Medilink East Midlands in 2004 and has over 20 years’ experience […]

Midlands manufacturers complain they are being locked out of NHS PPE contracts

Featured News
13th November 2020

A consortium of Midlands businesses has slammed the UK Government for providing what it has labelled ‘inadequate and inappropriate’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) sourced from abroad during the Coronavirus crisis and is calling for Ministers to stop overlooking UK manufacturers that have both the capacity and capability to produce vital equipment. The Midlands PPE Collective […]

Bright Future for Life Sciences in the Midlands

Featured News
23rd July 2020

The amalgamation of Medilink East and West Midlands has been given the seal of approval in a move which will serve the best interests of the life sciences sector in the Midlands.

This unification, that sees Medilink East and West Midlands operate under a single group company, Medilink Midlands, was unanimously endorsed, in principle, by the Boards of both organisations in June and is the culmination of a strategic alignment that has been developing over the last 6 years.

Regional businesses have responded to our Medilink Midlands ‘Here to Help – Our Big Ask’

Featured News
23rd April 2020

Regional businesses have responded to our Medilink Midlands ‘Here to Help – Our Big Ask’ pledging to ‘do their bit’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

MasterControl announced as Headline Sponsor for Medilink WM Awards 2018

8th January 2019

Medilink West Midlands are pleased to announce that MasterControl have signed up as the Headline Sponsor for Medilink WM Medical and Healthcare Business Awards 2018.

Presentations now available for Medilink Midlands Codex4SMEs Roadshow

12th October 2018

The Medilink Midlands Codex4SMEs Roadshow, in collaboration with Leicester Precision Medicine Institute, took place on Thursday 11th October 2018 at the University of Leicester. Presentations from the speakers are now available to view online.

Attend the City of Mentor International Conference on Trade

28th August 2018

Dates: 22 October 2018 (8:00 am) – 24 October 2018 (5:00 pm). Mentor, Ohio, USA is a rapidly growing centre of innovation in Healthcare, MedTech and BioScience. The City of Mentor are looking to encourage collaboration with their local companies and healthcare providers on an international basis.

Medilink Midlands and Mentor, Ohio, announce Collaboration in the Life Sciences Sector

28th August 2018

Medilink Midlands and the City of Mentor have announced a strategic collaboration to promote bilateral trade and investment between the Midlands region of the UK and Northeast Ohio.

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