1st June 2023

£650m Life Sciences Growth Package to Fire Up Economy

A £650m war-chest to fire up the UK’s life sciences sector and drive forward the government’s priority to grow the economy has been unveiled by the Chancellor of the Exchequer….

1st June 2023

MediWales BioWales in Cambridge and Oxford Events

Following on from the success of MediWales BioWales in London event in March, MediWales will be holding a BioWales in Cambridge and a BioWales in Oxford event in the autumn….

26th May 2023

USW Researchers Working On App That Could Help GPs Spot Potential Skin Problems

Researchers at the University of South Wales (USW) are working to develop an app that could help streamline the diagnosis of skin cancer. Led by Associate Professor Dr Janusz Kulon,…

26th May 2023

The Tipping Point: Where Next for Health and Care in Wales?

Born from the ruins of a world in crisis, the NHS is an enduring testament to the extraordinary things that happen when people come together for the common good. For…

26th May 2023

Social care practitioners gather at Venue Cymru to discuss support for children and families

Social care professionals from across Wales assembled at Venue Cymru in Llandudno this week for the first of two social care research roadshows co-hosted by Health and Care Research Wales…

26th May 2023

Minister for Health and Social Services and Director of Health and Care Research Wales welcome new report on commercial clinical trial sector

A major review published today (Friday 26 May) provides recommendations on how commercial clinical trials can help the life sciences sector unlock UK growth and investment opportunities. It also advises on how…

26th May 2023

New European project develops novel planning tool to help healthcare providers better adapt existing care in the event of unforeseen crisis events

The new EU and UKRI funded DYNAMO project will develop a digital planning tool for the flexible adaptation of patient care in situations where health systems are threatened by pandemics,…

25th May 2023

TrakCel announces launch of OCELLOS Core orchestration product for early-stage personalized cell therapy development

TrakCel, the leading and proven provider of cellular orchestration systems to the global cell and gene therapy (CGT) industry, today announces the launch of OCELLOS Core, its latest product in the…

25th May 2023

Wales showcases best practice in research at national conference

Representatives from Health and Care Research Wales attended the NHS Research and Development (R&D) Forum Conference in Newcastle this week to share the research activity happening in Wales. The event, sponsored by…

24th May 2023

Creo Hails Lung Cancer Milestone

A listed Monmouthshire-based medical device company has announced a “big potential step forward” for the global treatment of lung cancer. Creo Medical Group said the first in-human use of the…

19th May 2023

NCRI Bladder and Renal Group Strategic Priorities

National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is launching the new NCRI Bladder and Renal Group Strategic Priorities. The NCRI Bladder and Renal Group has published strategic priorities in research to address…

19th May 2023

Major trial involving Welsh researchers reports 83% reduction in infant hospitalisations thanks to new treatment

The HARMONIE study, which launched in Wales at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital at the end of 2022 and is supported by Health and Care Research Wales, has reported new data…

18th May 2023

Health and Care Research Wales launches new £3m research centre for adult social care

Health and Care Research Wales is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new £3m research centre for adult social care at Cardiff University, bringing together expertise from across…

17th May 2023

DASA Defence Technology Exploitation Programme (DTEP)

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has some exciting new funding from the Ministry of Defence and an opportunity for businesses in Wales to find out more.DASA has a series…

16th May 2023

Introducing Apollo! Say hello to user-friendly air sampling.

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) consultants play a key role in maintaining the high quality of indoor air. Measurement of allergens in indoor environments can help determine the cause of allergy symptoms…

15th May 2023

New Cardiff Metropolitan University Research Could Help Predict Risk of Future Strokes

Cardiff Metropolitan University has become the first Welsh university in almost 30 years to be awarded Project Grant funding from the Stroke Association to conduct research which aims to provide…

15th May 2023

Outline business case approved for Cross Hands health and wellbeing centre

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) is pleased to confirm the outline business case for a new health and wellbeing centre in Cross Hands has been approved by Welsh Government,…

12th May 2023

Applications for the Cardiff Growth Fund Now Open

The new (Shared Prosperity Fund) SPF Cardiff Growth Fund will support businesses to relaunch, develop and grow. The funding provides an opportunity to kick-start and grow the economy with the…

12th May 2023

Health and Care Research Wales celebrates the work of our Research Nurses this International Nurses Day

This International Nurses Day (12 May) we are highlighting the important role of research nurses in health and care research in Wales. Research nurses are integral members of research teams…

12th May 2023

Welsh researchers develop interactive drumming app to help people living with Huntington’s disease

To mark International Huntington’s Disease Awareness Week (11 – 17 May), Welsh researchers funded by Health and Care Research Wales have developed a novel rhythmic drumming app in the hope…

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