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Texas proves the gateway to stateside success for UK HealthTech

Clinical trials, research collaborations, new partnerships and sales are all outcomes from the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) work in Texas. Last week, a cohort of British HealthTech companies and medical institutions took part in the tenth mission to the State to showcase medical devices, diagnostic software and digitally-enabled …

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New Chief Executive Officer appointed by D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership

A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership. Sajeeda Rose, who has been Interim CEO at the D2N2 LEP since September (2018), becomes CEO with immediate effect, following a robust recruitment process. As the LEP’s CEO Sajeeda leads a small team supporting the D2N2 …

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No Deal Update from the Office of Life Sciences

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has this week written to suppliers of medicines, medical devices and clinical consumables with a progress update on the Government’s contingency planning approach. This includes an update on changes to cross-Government planning assumptions about potential border delays, should the …

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Quotient Sciences Constructs State-of-the-Art Early-Phase Formulation and Manufacturing Facility in U.S.

Quotient Sciences, a leading drug development services organisation, announces a significant expansion to its operations in the U.S. with the opening of a state-of-the-art, 45,000-square-foot facility located near Philadelphia, in Garnet Valley, Pa. The $15 million investment will create a center of excellence for early-phase formulation development and clinical trial …

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Arab Health Promotional Opportunities

With the UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2019 set to be bigger than ever, the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) is pleased to offer a range of promotional opportunities and support packages for visiting UK companies. The services, which include visitor and literature packages, sponsorship and a product showcase, …

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Demand dicates that ABHI doubles its US ‘Innovation Hub’

The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) has taken another important step in supporting UK HealthTech companies do business in the US by doubling the capacity of their Innovation Hub. Following the success of the first cohort, another eight companies have joined. The Hub is a unique partnership between ABHI, …

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SME support to evaluate innovative medical technologies

TBAT Innovation Ltd are pleased to announce the latest round of Innovate UK’s funding competition ‘SME support to evaluate innovative medical technologies’ is due to open on 26th November 2018. The competition is aimed at SME’s that have developed and manufactured innovative health-tech which includes medical devices, diagnostics and regulated …

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Entrepreneur Awards Win for County Businessman

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards have named a Leicestershire businessman as Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year.  Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, who is Chief Executive of Loughborough-based Morningside Pharmaceuticals, won his category at the regional ceremony for the Midlands, held at the Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham. The annual awards acknowledge the hard …

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Abingdon Health launches App that transforms a Smartphone into a rapid analytical tool

BioHub Birmingham® tenant Abingdon Health has launched an intuitive software application called AppDx. AppDx enables a Smartphone to ‘read’ lateral flow test lines, using the inbuilt camera, which translates the image into numerical data. The App will allow rapid analytical testing from any location, meeting the increasing demand to receive …

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Hallam Founder presents Regional Development Opportunities at Downing Street

Hallam’s Founder and CEO, Susan Hallam MBE, was invited to meet with special adviser to the Prime Minister, Jimmy McLoughlin, on Tuesday to discuss government initiatives to support small business. Susan was part of a small delegation of Enterprise Nation business leaders invited to discuss the challenge: “What would you …

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