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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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SBRI Competition 19 – ‘Mental Health Inequalities in Children and Young People and NHS Reset and Recovery and New Ways of Working’

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31st August 2021

SBRI Healthcare is delighted to announce a Phase 3 Competition to support the implementation of mature innovations to address the challenges below: Mental Health Inequalities in Children and Young People Mental health service and support improvements Mental health service access and support for disadvantaged, marginalised, or BAME communities NHS Reset and Recovery and New Ways […]

NHS Social Care Digital Programme

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10th November 2020

What if you could use predictive analytics to create better strategies for the way care services are provided? That is the question that PredictX, Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (CSU), and the City of Wolverhampton Council sought to answer through their NHS Social Care Digital Programme. Together with the funding and support of NHS […]

Cutting-edge treatments to be fast-tracked to patients through international collaborations

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15th October 2020

The UK will join the USA, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, Singapore and Brazil to speed up the approval of innovative medicines. International regulators will work together to authorise promising treatments after the EU transition period Medicines will include cancer treatments NHS patients could have quicker access to the next generation of cutting-edge treatments thanks to the […]

MedilinkWM B2B Opportunities Service sees Hospital Direct (Marketing) sign an Exclusive Distributor Agreement for their innovative Infection Control Solution

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14th October 2020

The CiFi Torch is one of the most powerful high-quality LED forensic light sources currently available on the global market. Standing for ‘Cleaning Inspection Forensic Investigation Torch’, the product can locate traces not visible to the naked eye, even in bright light ambient conditions.  Developed by CopperTree Forensics, in just 2 years CopperTree have changed the landscape […]

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.

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. 

Applications for the NHS Innovation Accelerator are now open!

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2nd September 2020

The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) – an NHS England initiative supported by England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and hosted at UCLPartners – has launched its call for applications representing high impact, evidence-based innovations.

B2B Opportunity – Manufacture and Packaging of Lipreading and hearing aid transparent face masks for the NHS and Care sector required

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30th July 2020

Manufacture required for the production of a transparent Face Mask for the NHS and Care sector to enable the deaf, hard of hearing, those with additional needs to feel less isolated by allowing them to easily communicate with carers and clinicians that are wearing PPE by allowing the mouth to be seen.

Medilink West Midlands connects industry and the NHS to produce surgical gowns

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11th June 2020

Medilink West Midlands, the industry gateway for the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, has been busy sourcing local manufacturers to produce high-quality surgical gowns for the regions NHS trusts. With work now underway, the region will benefit from up to 25,000 extra surgical gowns being produced a week.

Kimal – supporting the fight against COVID-19

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8th June 2020

Medilink WM member, Kimal, an international manufacturer of medical equipment, has ramped up the production of its specialised procedure packs and devices, to support the fight against COVID-19 in the UK.

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