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MediWales Connects

NHS Collaboration Conference

Registration Open!

Registration is now open for MediWales Connects on the 21st of June. 

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 last year's conference here
For sponsorship opportunities click here

NHS Wales
LifeStories Magazine

Final call for advertorials

MediWales is partnering with the Welsh NHS Wales to create the LifeStories magazine dedicated to promoting the successes of the Welsh Life science and health technology sectors to a national and international audience.

Featuring:

  • New innovations in healthcare, the Welsh life science and health technology landscape
  • NHS Wales clinical collaboration
LifeStories will be distributed to over 2000 contacts in the Welsh life science and health technology, key contacts in the NHS, healthcare professionals and Welsh Government. The next edition will be distributed digitally and at UK and international conferences.

We have a few spaces left for advertorial features. The deadline is the 3rd of February. View the media pack here or get in touch with Sophie to discuss further.

Innovate UK Biomedical Catalyst Funding Call Open

Apply now

The aim of this competition is to develop innovative healthcare technologies and processes that will help provide:

  • disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions
  • earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease, leading to better patient outcomes
  • tailored treatments that either change the underlying disease or offer potential cures
The competition opens on 23 January 2017.
Find out more information here or contact Jon Wood at Innovate.

Welcoming new members

MediPen

MediPen have dedicated time to expanding public access to non-psychoactive cannabis extracts that are now used widely for medicinal purposes across the world. They have created the world’s most highly rated consumer Cannabidiol (CBD) product. Their goal is to develop licensed medicines using these same constituents and conduct a series of clinical trials to gather further supporting data that can then be reviewed by industry leading experts and serve as a benchmark for years to come.

IDC

IDC is a world-leading product design and development consultancy dedicated to applying creativity and expertise to ensure your idea becomes a profitable product. They have led the field for over 40 years with exceptional design, engineering and model making facilities. IDC offer on-site production and links into China through their office in Shanghai.

Latest News

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Expert Advice


The month's expert advice is from Blackwood Embedded Solutions and looks at how to start your medical device software or app the right way. Managing Director, Anthony Giles discusses the increase in apps as medical devices and and suggests guidance documents to consider before creating a new medical device. Read the full article here.
 

Members of the month

Moleculomics

Moleculomics, a Swansea university spin-out company formed in 2012, are adding the finishing touches to their flagship product Human3DProteome.  To be launched later in 2017, this will for the first time, enable the high throughput screening of candidate small molecule compounds against every protein in the human body – a library of 30,000+ potential drug targets.  The workflows being developed as part of this solution will  provide a powerful open-ended, lead discovery environment, identifying on-target and off-target interactions across the whole proteome; detailed characterisation of active sites and millions of protein-compound interactions, involving thousands of lead compounds, screened for interaction with 1,500 drug targets of known pharmacological and therapeutic action; and a drug repurposing platform featuring all 1,600 FDA approved drugs and tens of thousands of new repurposing leads.

Isansys Lifecare

Isansys has created a new generation medical device - the Patient Status Engine. This is an innovative, continuous vital sign data acquisition, analysis and prediction platform that combines unobtrusive wireless wearable sensors, wireless networks, analytical algorithms and big data to provide low cost continuous, high resolution monitoring for all patients in hospital, and at home.

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

BioBrum
16th February, Birmingham

BioWales
7-8th March, Cardiff

Informatics for Health
24th - 26th April, Manchester

MedTech Innovation Expo
26 - 27th April, Coventry

ON Helix
13th July, Cambridge
Arab Health
30th January - 2nd February
Dubai, Arab Emirates

Welsh Government support available

Med-lab 
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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