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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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Medilink East Midlands will help Leicestershire Life Science Firms ‘Get Smart’

Life science companies in Leicester and Leicestershire can get ‘smart’ with their business operations, thanks to a project delivered by Medilink East Midlands and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Smart Life Sciences Technology Innovation & Commercialisation Enabler (SoLSTICE) is a £1.22million scheme, part-funded by ERDF, to provide …

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SurePulse VS achieves CE approval

SurePulse Medical Ltd are delighted to announce that the SurePulse VS has now received CE approval. SurePulse VS represents a significant advance for babies, parents and clinicians in providing important and timely information to provide optimal care for newborn babies. Amazingly, approximately 10% of newborns (80,000/yr in the UK, 14 …

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Medilink East Midlands welcomes its 21st Patron

The University of Derby has been recognised for the contribution it makes to life sciences, by becoming the 21st Patron of Medilink East Midlands (EM). Medilink EM works with life science businesses, academic institutions and the NHS across the East Midlands, to help new and existing life science companies to …

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Collated Guidance for Business on no deal preparations

In the event of not reaching a deal with the European Union by March 29, 2019, Government has published the following guidance for businesses: Update on continuity of supply and border assumptions New border assumptions show that there will be significantly reduced access cross the short straits to and from …

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AdamsonJones adds to Leicester and Nottingham teams

AdamsonJones, the growing East-Midlands based firm of intellectual property (IP) specialists has recently welcomed two new recruits to its Leicester and Nottingham teams. Peter Banks joins the firm’s Leicester office to train as a patent attorney, working mainly with mechanical, materials and electrical technologies. Peter already has several years’ experience …

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