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More Good News for East Midlands Life Science Organisations

Medilink East Midlands, the Life Science Support Organisation for the region, will now be able to offer even more support to East Midlands medical technology, pharmaceutical and bioscience organisations, following the launch of a new project, ‘SoLSTICE’, within the Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) region. The project is …

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Can local businesses afford to ignore hearing loss?

Nottingham-based deaf charity, The Ear Foundation, is advising local businesses that they could be unwittingly losing business by ignoring hearing loss at work. With one in six people with some form of hearing loss, the chances are that a colleague or client is likely to be living with it – …

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EMAHSN Impact Report 2016

The East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) has been continuing its hard work over the past year, delivering on its objectives and achieving impacts focused on the heath and care needs of the population it serves. The EMAHSN has a diverse portfolio aligned to the priorities of its partner organisations, with the care …

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Medilink East Midlands launch new project to support Life Science Companies

Medilink East Midlands, the Life Science Support Organisation for the region, alongside partners, has launched a new project which will provide regional medical technology, pharmaceutical and bioscience organisations with funding and support to help develop their new innovative projects and products. The project – entitled INSTILS: Inspiring Networking to Stimulate …

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Medilink East Midlands to take on Corporate Challenge

Medilink East Midlands staff are busy preparing to take part in the Nottingham Post Corporate Challenge, part of the Robin Hood Marathon on Sunday 25 September. Running as the “Medilimpers”, in recognition that most of the team are not runners, they are hoping they won’t be living up to that …

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TBAT Innovation expands with new senior appointment

East Midlands-based business consultancy TBAT Innovation has recently appointed Ian Davie to its senior consultancy team. Ian joins TBAT after eight years with the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) based at Pera Consulting. During this time, he worked with over 1000 businesses in every manufacturing sector from food and drink to …

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Matthew Speers new CEO of the Life Sciences Organisation (LSO)

The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) is pleased to confirm Matthew Speers as our new CEO, effective 22nd August 2016. Matthew will take over from Dr Mark Treherne who has led the organisation since 2012 helping, along with others, to attract more than 6 billion pounds in …

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European Double for AdamsonJones

Freya Hine and Ben Jones are the latest members of the AdamsonJones team to pass the European qualifying examinations (EQE) for patent attorneys, bringing the firm’s total number of qualified European Patent Attorneys into double figures for the first time since the business was founded in 2000. The EQE took …

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Fresh Logistics launches ‘Road to Class’ scheme

Fresh Logistics, a temperature controlled logistics company based at the EMLC Building in Derby, is putting together a scheme aimed at developing drivers who have passed their test prior to the 1st of January 1997. Drivers who hold this licence have what is known as ‘Grandfather rights’. Since the new …

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Hospital Aids have extended into a larger manufacturing unit

Hospital Aids are delighted to announce that the extension to their manufacturing area in Northampton is now complete and this will allow for much greater capacity over the course of the next few months. The Company are best known for the manufacture of Ski Sheets & Ski Pads & other …

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Franklands Insurance & Risk Management: Information Theft

We all take time to protect our homes and workplaces from damage or loss by making sure windows are closed, locks are fitted, and the alarm is on.  The difficulty with technology is that points of access are unseen and the means at a thief’s disposal vary. Greater consideration needs …

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Ministerial Portfolios Confirmed at Department for International Trade

Following the creation of the new Department for International Trade and the appointment of Rt. Hon Liam Fox MP as Secretary of State, the full list of ministerial responsibilities for the department has now been confirmed. The below Ministerial portfolios reflect the key priorities of the integral new department charged …

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Innovate UK appoints director for health and life sciences

Innovate UK has appointed its first director for health and life sciences, with Ian Campbell taking up the role in Autumn 2016. In his new position, Campbell will drive the development and delivery of the UK government-sponsored agency’s life sciences and health sector. Campbell currently serves as chief executive officer …

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IDMP update from Pure Drug Safety

A TEAM approach is needed for IDMP! With the inevitable (eventual) implementation of IDMP across industry, it’s essential that business units embrace the need to cooperate and become accountable for their share of the workload. The mandatory introduction of xEVMPD in 2012 highlighted that many business units outside of Pharmacovigilance …

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How to fund future innovation

Despite a degree of post-Brexit-vote uncertainty, we should remind ourselves that business resilience comes about through sound forward planning, firm leadership and a knowledge of the financial landscape. So what are the certainties, especially for continuing funding of innovation, and what should you do next? Sam Stephens, founding director of …

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