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Innovation Awards

An evening of celebration

On the 13th of December the eleventh Innovation Awards took place at Cardiff Museum. With 300 guests and VIPs it was a fantastic evening celebrating the achievements of life science in Wales.

View the press release for more information about the evening.

Photos of the evening are available to view here.

View the award winners videos here.

Winners and Sponsors

Efficiency Through Technology Award
Winner: NHS Wales Health Collaborative, Public Health Wales - Lymphoedema network Wales
Sponsor: Roche
Research Excellence in the NHS Award
Winner: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board - Department of colorectal surgery
Sponsor: Rocialle
NHS Collaboration with Industry Award
Winner: Bevan Commission
Sponsor: Huntleigh
NHS Judges Award
Winner: Cardiff & Vale University Health Board - All Wales Genetics Lab
Sponsor: GX
Innovation Award
Winner: Neem Biotech
Sponsor: Wynne Jones IP
Start-Up Award
Winner: PulmonIR
Sponsor: Finance Wales
Outstanding Achievement Award
Winner: Sharp Clinical Services
Sponsor: Neem Biotech
Partnership with the NHS Award
Winner: Rocialle
Sponsor: Teamworks
Export Award
Winner: Dynamic Extractions
Sponsor: Capital Law
Industry Judges Award
Winner: HGR
Sponsor: Abel and Imray

MediWales Connects

NHS Collaboration Conference

Date for your diary!

MediWales Connects will return on the 21st of June 2017

The Welsh NHS: clinical, care and research communities meet to share in celebration of innovation and collaboration.

Highlights will include:

  • Presentations from parallel streams
    Innovation showcase
    Collaboration showcase
  • Feature zones
  • Seminars 
  • Industry workshops 
View the 2016 conference website here.

Register your interest to get involved, exhibit or sponsor the conference.

UK HealthTech 2016

Our fifth successful year

On Tuesday 6th December we hosted the fifth annual UK HealthTech Conference.

For those interested in viewing the presentations from the seminars, please click here to find the slides on the event page.

View the press release for more information about the day.

There were excellent presentations and a great buzz in the exhibition area. See if you can spot yourself in our photo gallery.

Welcoming new members

Bevan Commission

The Bevan Commission is a group of international experts giving advice to the Minister for Health and Social Services to help ensure that increasingly Wales can draw on best practice from across the world while remaining true to the principles of the NHS as established by Aneurin Bevan.

Innova Partnerships

Innova Partnerships was founded in 2006 to help life science businesses to grow. Over that period they have partnered many successful life science businesses through challenging times, as well as increased their own team and extended our geographical reach across the UK.

Energist Medical Group

Energist Medical Group designs, manufactures and markets lasers, nitrogen plasma, and light-based systems for hair removal, aesthetic skin and body shaping treatments, having sold over 10,000 systems within the medical and beauty markets across the globe.

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Members of the month

Yolk Recruitment

Yolk Recruitment’s Life Sciences division offers specialist recruitment support exclusively to Wales’ diverse Life Sciences sector.  As a result of these ongoing relationships their Engineering and Technical division has expanded to provide specialist Permanent and Contract recruitment support to the medical devices sector. 

Combining scientific and technical recruitment knowledge and an understanding of the needs of the medical devices sector in Wales, they're expertly placed to help with your recruitment needs.

Frontier Medical

Frontier Medical Group is a leading supplier of Pressure Injury Prevention and Infection Prevention products to healthcare providers in the United Kingdom, Europe and beyond. 

Established in 1966 and based in Blackwood, South Wales, the company specialises in providing clinically and cost effective products to help carers and patients avoid harm. It's offering includes Repose, a range of products used in the avoidance and treatment of pressure ulcers; Sharpsafe, a range of disposable sharps containers and Exchange, which offers vital needle exchange and harm reduction products. 

This year Frontier also celebrated a number of significant milestones, including its 50th anniversary in March and the acquisition of Genie Care Ltd in September, which further increased the company's offering in the Pressure Injury Prevention category.

LifeScience Academy: How to Present your Business
19th January, Cardiff

MediWales Connects: NHS Collaboration Conference
21st June, Cardiff
BIA Gala Dinner
26th January, London

7-8th March, Cardiff

Informatics for Health
24th - 26th April, Manchester

MedTech Innovation Expo
26 - 27th April, Coventry
BioTech Showcase
9th - 11th January
San Francisco, USA

Department for International Trade 
Life sciences trade delegation to Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

9th - 12th January
Mumbai, India

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

BioPartner discounts available

BIO International Convention
19th - 22nd June 
BioPartner discounts available

Funding Opportunities

View funding calls on the Innovate UK website here.

View current Horizon 2020 funding opportunities here.

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