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East Midlands Companies Crowned Winners at National Life Science Awards

The achievements of four East Midlands life science companies have been recognised at the national Medilink UK awards. The Medilink UK awards recognise a variety of outstanding contributions to life sciences, in five different categories. These are Collaboration with the NHS, Export, Innovation, Outstanding Achievement and Start-up. Companies from Derbyshire, …

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Maetrics launches whitepaper hightlighting the critical importance for Class I medical device manufacturers to comply with the EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR)

New Maetrics whitepaper outlines critical components of the European Medical Device Regulation for Class I manufacturers and the fall-out derived from non-compliance Maetrics, a leading international life sciences regulatory and compliance consultancy, has launched a new whitepaper highlighting the critical importance for Class I medical device manufacturers to comply with …

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Transatlantic Trade Opportunities for Midlands Life Science Companies

Life science companies looking to explore the possibility of doing business in Northeast Ohio can meet leaders from the City of Mentor from May 14-16, as an international trade delegation is visiting Nottingham Trent University and the Med Tech Innovation (MTI) Expo and Conference, at the National Exhibition Centre in …

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WTR1000 2019 gold ranking for Barker Brettell’s trade mark team

Intellectual property specialist Barker Brettell has been awarded gold tier status in the 2019 World Trademark Review (WTR), stepping up from last year’s silver ranking after securing outstanding client references. Sarah Lait, head of the firm’s trade mark team who, along with partners Catherine Wiseman, Tracy Arch, Lucy Walker and …

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TBAT Innovation opens second office

TBAT Innovation have opened their second office in the heart of Oxford. The new office is located at Milton Park Innovation Centre, a thriving science and technology hub.  Oxford and the South East in general, is flourishing with innovative and cutting-edge businesses and TBAT Innovation is thrilled to now be …

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Barker Brettell opens Stockholm office

Barker Brettell, the UK-headquartered intellectual property (IP) specialist, opened the doors of its new Swedish office on the 1st March 2019. Liselott Enström, a Swedish trade mark attorney with 25 years’ experience in the profession, will join the firm in the Stockholm bureau. The firm, which currently has a 25-strong …

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The new name in AI for healthcare

Medilink East Midlands Member organisation Intelligent OMICS Limited is the new identity for the Nottingham Trent University spinout CompanDX. The re-brand comes after the Intelligent OMICS R&D team, led by AI expert and personalised medicine veteran Professor Graham Ball, achieved a major breakthrough in the development of the company’s Intuitive …

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Collated guidance for business on no deal preparations

Update on progress of legislation to allow the continued sale of, and access to, medicines, medical devices and clinical trials. The Medical Devices (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019 were debated and passed by a committee in the House of Commons last week. …

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Patent exam success pays off

Cory Stobart, member of the patents team at AdamsonJones, has passed the set of four Final Diploma examinations for qualification as a Registered UK Patent Attorney. Success in these demanding examinations reflects both the hard work undertaken by Cory as well as the firm’s commitment to training and career progression. …

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Home oxygen fire death toll in England falls dramatically

Freedom of Information study by Medilink East Midlands member BPR Medical reveals the impact of oxygen fire safety measures and the mandatory use of firebreaks. Home oxygen fires in England led to only one death between 2013 and 2017, according to a Freedom of Information request to local National Health …

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