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UK HealthTech 2016

Last few weeks to register

We're in the run up to the fifth annual UK HealthTech conference. There are only a few weeks left to register so make sure to secure your place!

Join over 300 delegates to explore the conference theme of patient safety whilst networking, developing your working relationships, and embracing business development opportunities.

Register here


The programme is available to view here and more speakers are being confirmed daily. 


Partnering is now available for this year's conference. Once registered, you can access your account and begin to schedule meetings for your day at UK HealthTech. Using our partnering system is a great way to connect with other delegates, arrange meetings and create key business relationships.

Rewarding success
The MediWales Innovation Awards

Please make sure to RSVP

13th December, Cardiff Museum

The 11th annual Innovation Awards is quickly approaching and members are in for a fantastic evening.

Enjoy drinks and canapés amongst Cardiff Museum's finest artwork. Join a special awards ceremony with VIP guests and celebrate the achievements of Welsh life science. Dine with others at the three course black tie dinner. Continue the evening with an after party at the Park Plaza bar.

MediWales members get two free places to attend. Click here to find out more information or register your place.

Welcoming new members

Reliance Precision

Reliance Precision is a specialist engineering company, with over 50 years' experience in providing custom-built, high reliability, precision instrumentation to customers from a diverse range of global markets. 


PulmonIR is a Swansea-based, early-stage medical device company focused on the detection and monitoring of lung diseases, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.


ReNeuron is a leading, clinical-stage cell therapy development company. Based in the UK, ReNeuron has therapeutic candidates in clinical development for motor disability as a result of stroke, for critical limb ischaemia and for the blindness-causing disease, retinitis pigmentosa. 

Greaves Brewster LLP

Greaves Brewster LLP are a firm of UK and European patent and trade mark attorneys, with primary focus being in the technical areas of biotechnology, chemistry, engineering and software.

Cardiff Metropolitan University 

Cardiff Metropolitan University provide education and training at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD level across a range of disciplines germane to the broad Life Science sector including Biomedical Science, Healthcare Science, Podiatry, Dietetics, Complementary Healthcare, Public Health, Food Science and Technology, Product Design, Sports Biomedicine and Exercise Science. 

WATERS Creative 

WATERS is creative agency based in Swansea. They are known for their creative approach to solving real business challenges for brands and businesses across the UK. They're passionate about creating ideas, strategies, and practical solutions that make a difference in the Real World. 


Ludger specialise in glycomics technology to support development of biologic drugs and early warning diagnostics for inflammatory conditions, cancers and cardiovascular diseases. Their commercial activities include sale of glycoprofiling services for regulatory submissions of biopharmaceuticals and products for drug glycosylation analysis.

Wales Cancer Research Centre

The Wales Cancer Research Centre work closely with patients and the public, NHS Wales, academia, cancer charities and the pharmaceuticals industry. The Centre’s vision is to work with cancer patients and other partners to develop and deliver research excellence benefitting the health and welfare of people in Wales and beyond. The WCRC works with expert teams that develop and deliver research across four broad themes: preclinical, translational clinical and community.

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Expert Advice

This month's expert advice is from Essentra and focuses on packaging design and branding as a way to improve business success. As an integral part of the communication process, packaging in itself plays a critical role in healthcare. Read the full article here.

Members of the month

THAW Technology

THAW Technology provide innovation for every market. Focusing their effort on waste reduction technology, they are now under contract with the Government on a waste reduction project, aimed at saving in excess of £5bn per annum from household avoidable food waste. With cross industry application of the technology to pharmaceutical and medical sectors, they're in a period of rapid expansion seeking industrial partners and alpha customers to drive growth.


Drumlord are looking forward to celebrating their 35th anniversary next month. The prototyping technologies they employ to help clients in the medical sector may have evolved beyond recognition over that time but their quality and attention to detail remain of the highest standard.

They are delighted to offer SLA and SLS materials that are ISO 10993 and USP Class VI approved and we stock a range of REACH and RoHS accredited resins for small production runs.

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UK HealthTech 2016 
6th December 2016, Cardiff

MediWales Annual Innovation Awards
13th December 2016, Cardiff
Wales Cancer Partnership Conference 2016
23rd November 2016, Cardiff

Genesis 2016 
1st December 2016, London

Bevan Innovators’ Showcase 
7th December 2016, Cardiff

BIA Gala Dinner
26th January 2016, London

7-8th March 2016, Cardiff

MedTech Innovation Expo
26-27th April 2016, Coventry
Arab Health
30th January - 2nd February
Dubai, Arab Emirates

Welsh Government support available

6th - 9th February
Dubai, Arab Emirates

Bio-Europe Spring 
20th - 22nd March
Barcelona, Spain

Welsh Government support available

Synthetic Oraganic Chemist at CatSci

A positon is available for a Synthetic Organic Chemist, qualified to PhD level or above, with a small and expanding Chemistry CRO based just east of Cardiff.
Read more about CatSci here or send your CV to Angela.


MediWales members can advertise job vacancies for free. Get in touch with Isabelle to find out more.
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