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October 2015

MediWales are recruiting!

We're looking for an Events Coordinator to join our growing our marketing and events team. 

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, and the role will include coordinating events and meetings, networking, marketing and promotions.

Contact Tess for further information and to apply.


Be a winner 
10th Innovation Awards
Open for submissions until 20th October.

Final call to enter:
We've been running the MediWales Innovation Awards for a decade, and our tenth anniversary will be a big one. The competition is open for submissions until Tuesday. Contact Julie for an application form today to enter one of the industry or NHS categories.

Contact Julie for the discount code for Park Plaza hotel rooms if you book before 6th November.

Final deadline to book your place: 1st December 2015


UK HealthTech
1st December 2015

Our national conference is open for registrations!

Take a look at our speaker programme on our website.

Contact Tess for the discount code to book your room at St David's Hotel & Spa before 1st November.

#UKHT2015 @UKHealthTech

MediWales Events & Collaborative Events

MediWales Members' Showcase
19th October 2015, Cardiff

UK HealthTech
1st December 2015, Cardiff

10th Innovation Awards
8th December 2015, Cardiff

Partner Events

20th October 2015, Swansea

ABHI UK Market Conference
3rd November 2015, London

NVI Wales: Growth Clinics
5th October 2015, Swansea

Medilink: Meet in the Midlands
5th November 2015, Staffordshire

Bionow: 2015 BioInfect Conference
10th November 2015, Alderley

Cardiff International Cardiovascular Conference
17th - 18th November 2015, Cardiff

BIA: 12th Annual bioProcessUK Conference​
25th - 26th November 2015

One Nucleus: Genesis
10th December 2015, London


International Events

Bio-Europe 2015
2nd - 4th November 2015, Munich

Biolatam 2015
16th - 17th November 2015, Chile

Medica 2015
16th - 19th November 2015, Düsseldorf

Welsh Government & ABHI support available.

Funding Calls

EU Prize for women innovators
Deadline: 20th October 2015

Deadline: 11th November 2015

Innovate UK: New modelling systems for stratified medicine
Deadline: 18th November 2015

Health and Care Research Wales Funding Opportunity
Deadline: 16th December 2015

October Update 

Our new MediWales Review & Directory is available now! Thank you to Teamworks for the beautiful design. Copies will be posted to members and distributed at our Members' Showcase event today. With 70 delegates registered to attend, the showcase offers the perfect environment to get to know the network.

Our speaker list and programme for UK HealthTech on 1st December have now been announced. With exhibition space and sponsorship packages available, the conference offers the perfect opportunity to showcase your company and enhance your profile within the health technology community. 

We're pleased to announce that EEN Wales is running an expert one-to-one partnering system for the UK HealthTech conference, after highly successful sessions last year. We encourage delegates to 
register online and book partnering meetings ahead of the event on 1st December to network and discover commercial & technology opportunities with other delegates.

Contact Tess for the discount code to book your hotel room at St David's Hotel for the UK HealthTech conference.

Finally, last month the MediWales team had an excellent workshop with all other partners of Medilink UK and we are looking forward to new collaborative projects, creating more opportunities for our members.

Cardiff University - Medical Student Placement Scheme

Do you have an exciting project with clinical relevance? We are looking for MediWales members from industry to host medical students in their third year of study for a 7 week placement period beginning in May 2016. 
Deadline approaching

Please contact Julie for further information. Read more here

Expert Advice: Leadin

This month our expert advice comes from Leadin, a user experience and service design company with a five-step approach that will help businesses to focus and develop clear value creation goals. Read the full article here

Members of the Month

Our members of the month are:

Elite is a leading EMS provider to a diverse customer portfolio of innovative and successful companies in Ireland, UK and internationally. Customers include those from Medical, Audio, Industrial and Power Generation industries. View their full profile here.
BioExtractions Wales provides services to the pharmaceutical and chemical industries to isolate target compounds from complex mixtures using state of the art separation technology.​ View their full profile here.

Welcome to our newest members:

Indoor Biotechnologies, a global immunodiagnostics and biotechnology company, specialises in the development of innovative products and services in the areas of Immunological and Environmental Sciences.

DRG-Abacus provides Evidence Generation and Implementation (EGI) services, which include Clinical Outcomes Analysis, Patient Reported Outcomes, Health Economic Modelling, Systematic Literature Reviews, Payer Landscaping and Health Tecnology Appraisal (e.g. NICE/AWMSG/SMC submissions). 

Latest News

Sponsor the 10th Annual MediWales Innovation Awards

Recruitment: Events Coordinator position available at MediWales

BIA: 2014 is boom year for biotech and funding must be protected in spending review to maintain momentum

David Cameron opens Momentum Bioscience’s new Research and Development facility in Oxfordshire

KESS PhD Studentship: Digitising Nurse-led Medicines Monitoring Profiles – Deadline 31st October

Blackwood Embedded shortlisted for 2 awards on the company’s 7th birthday

Magstim expansion creates 50 jobs as it targets major US markets

EKF’s Altair™240 clinical chemistry analyser revealed at IBMS

Medilink South West Launches

Renishaw launches new CARTO software solution for calibration systems

New data published on PointMan™ DNA enrichment technology for highly sensitive lung cancer mutation detection

Renishaw announces a new version of the REVO® multi-sensor 5-axis measurement system at EMO 2015

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