8th December 2021

Glucose Republic Raises £500,000 Investment Round to Build the First App Focused on the Impact of Food

Glucose Republic (GR) today has raised a £500,000 investment round from leading equity investors Deepbridge Capital and the Development Bank of Wales, to build the world’s first system focused on…

7th December 2021

MediWales Awards 2021 Photographs
Check out the photographs from the sixteenth annual MediWales Innovation Awards, held on the 2nd of December. The Innovation Awards celebrate success stories in the life science and health technology sector.

7th December 2021

Swansea clinical psychologist wins award for Outstanding Contribution to Research Delivery

Dr Zoe Fisher, consultant clinical psychologist from Swansea Bay University Health Board, has won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Research Delivery at the Advancing Healthcare Awards (AHA) Cymru 2021. The AHA…

3rd December 2021

Study supported by Wrexham volunteers publishes COVID-19 Booster data

Six COVID-19 vaccines are safe and boost immunity for people who have had two doses of AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech, results from the UK-wide COV-BOOST trial show. The world-first study, for which Public…

3rd December 2021

MediWales Innovation Awards 2021

Welsh health technology and life science sectors celebrates successful innovation The winners have been announced for the sixteenth annual MediWales Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements across the Welsh life science and…

1st December 2021

Health-Tech Collaboration to Bring Jobs to Swansea

Swansea University Medical School’s Healthcare Technology Centre has announced a research collaboration with sensor and medical diagnostic company Zimmer and Peacock, which could bring jobs to Swansea. The three-month research…

1st December 2021

Patients in Wales can play a key role in understanding long Covid

Long Covid patients, and those involved in their care, can take part in life-changing research studies to help find new treatments for the condition. A new report from the Wales COVID-19 Evidence…

30th November 2021

USW launches academy to drive healthcare transformation 

The University of South Wales (USW) has launched a Digital Transformation Intensive Learning Academy to develop leaders in health and social care to deliver more effective and efficient services to…

30th November 2021

GS Verde Supports Entrepreneur On Acquisition

Dealmaking group GS Verde has advised entrepreneur Steve Williams on the seven-figure acquisition of a garden machinery e-commerce business based in Gloucestershire. Steve Williams has snapped up Mowers-Online.co.uk. The platform,…

25th November 2021

Medica Success

Medica 2021 was a resounding success this year with lots of impressive companies, including many of our MediWales Members!! Operations Manager Debbie Laubach was lucky enough to be part of the…

24th November 2021

Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has responded to the latest NHS Performance data published today. A Welsh Government spokesperson said: The latest data shows pressure on our health and care system continues…

24th November 2021

More than £51m investment to replace ageing diagnostic equipment will ensure NHS Wales has facilities ‘fit for the 21st century’

More than £51m is being invested to replace older diagnostic imaging equipment across NHS Wales and to speed up waiting times, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced. The upgrading of…

18th November 2021

Welsh Doctor’s Medical Invention Lands Major NHS Contract

A pioneering medical aid invented by a Welsh doctor has been fast-tracked into the mainstream market – having secured a lucrative national contract with the NHS. Drawing on his many…

17th November 2021

Investment in new microbiology equipment could identify bacteria in minutes instead of hours and reduce the chances of sepsis

More than £1.2m is set to be invested in six new bacterial analyser machines that can identify bacteria from infections in minutes instead of hours. Ensuring speedy identification of the…

17th November 2021

Written Statement: NHS Dentistry – additional funding for access to NHS dental services

Eluned Morgan, Minister for Health and Social Services We are making steady progress with the recovery of dental services but dentistry is one of the most complex areas of primary…

17th November 2021

£51 Million Support for Welsh Businesses in the First Half of 2021

£51 million of loans and equity investments have been made into 220 Welsh businesses by the Development Bank of Wales during the six-month period from April to September 2021. Half-year…

17th November 2021

Cardiff Healthcare Manufacturer Celebrates Success of its Carbon Offsetting Initiative

Cardiff based Pelican Healthcare Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of disposable stoma products in the UK healthcare market, is celebrating the success of its carbon offsetting initiative with…

17th November 2021

Competition Winners Set to Drive Innovations in Health and Social Care

The 2021 winners have now been announced for the inaugural TriTech Institute Health and Social Care Technology Challenge, a competition designed to identify, fund, and support new innovations and ideas…

15th November 2021

Capital Law Announces Promotions for 11 Lawyers

Commercial law firm, Capital Law, has announced promotions for 11 of its lawyers. Two become partners, two senior associates, and seven associates. The new partners, Lucy Emanuel and Céline Jones,…

12th November 2021

Forth raise £1.6m to launch ground-breaking femtech product

SETsquared Bristol member, Forth, is set to capitalise on the growth in the female science and technology market as it has secured £1.6m funding to support the launch of its ground-breaking female…

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