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TYG Oncology partners with Cancer research to develop vaccine

Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity’s commercial arm, have signed an agreement with TYG oncology Ltd (TYG) to take its new antigen-specific, active checkpoint control cancer vaccine TYG100, into clinical trials in cancer patients with advanced solid tumours. TYG100 is among a range of new treatments …

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Urgo Medical Joins the top 100

Leicestershire based Urgo Medical has been recognised as one of the top 100 manufacturers by THE Manufacturer Magazine.  The top 100 project began in 2014 with the aim to dispel the myths surrounding the image of manufacturing and to provide a platform to publicly identify dynamic leaders and innovators in …

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NuVision: License to Export

NuVision® Biotherapies has been granted a license by the Human Tissue Authority for export of Omnigen™. This could represent a significant development in the use of amnion in eye and wound care all over the world. Historically, clinicians have faced major practical, and logistical hurdles when it comes to accessing …

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AdamsonJones all fired up for charity walk

AdamsonJones, the BioCity-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys, completed their year of fundraising for Nottingham Hospitals Charity with a Fire Walk on Friday 14 October. The team of seven colleagues successfully hot-footed it across the coals to bring the annual fundraising total to just under £1,500. Ann Wright, …

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New Chief Executive at The Ear Foundation

The Ear Foundation has appointed a new Chief Executive, Melanie Gregory,  taking over from Sue Archbold, who retired in October. Sue Archbold, who  was the first employee at The Ear Foundation when it was founded in 1990, and was Chief Executive from 2008 to 2016, says: “We have been extremely fortunate …

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Accelerate Associates interviews healthcare professionals about fussy eaters

Accelerate Associates has recently completed an assessment of UK dietitians, health visitors and paediatric nurses for Loughborough University to enable them to better understand how these healthcare professionals fulfill their continuous professional development requirements. The project was part of Loughborough University’s ongoing promotion of the Child Feeding Guide which is …

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Accelerated Access Review: final report out now

The Accelerated Access Review: final report, commissioned by the government and led by an independent chair, was published today (24 October). The review aims to make the UK a world-leader in healthcare innovation, with an NHS that embraces the new drugs and technologies that patients need and supports work with local …

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Continued success leads to PDS Expansion

PDS is a partner of choice for many life sciences companies requiring outsourced pharmacovigilance and regulatory services. As part of its continued growth, PDS is delighted to announce the opening of its new satellite office at BioCity Nottingham. Opening the Nottingham office brings PDS closer together with the Biotech community, …

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Leicester healthcare provider seals health tech deal

Leicester-based Spirit INT, the parent company of healthcare provider Spirit Healthcare, has bought Peterborough-based healthcare technology developer Aseptika, a pioneer in the medical wearable and self-care technology sectors. The deal, which was completed for an undisclosed value, will bring Aseptika’s Activ8rlives range of self-monitoring solutions into the Spirit stable alongside …

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Medipal® 3in1 Disinfectant Wipes champion new EN 16615:2015 Standard

Pal International, the Midlands-based innovator of infection prevention products, has combined the launch of its latest product with a campaign to raise awareness of the first real-world European test for chemical disinfectant wipes. These wipes are widely and increasingly used in healthcare environments, but until the introduction of EN 16615:2015 …

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10th place for Medilink East Midlands in Corporate Challenge

Runners from Medilink East Midlands, nicknamed “Medilimpers”, achieved 10th place in the Corporate Challenge, part of the Robin Hood Marathon which took place on Sunday 25th September. The seven strong team either ran the half or mini marathon. What started out as a bit of fun ended in huge success …

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Make some noise day is back to help Nottingham Deaf Charity

The Ear Foundation in Nottingham has been selected as one of this year’s beneficiaries to receive funding and support through ‘Global’s Make Some Noise’,  a charity created by Global Radio, the media & entertainment group. Hearing loss has a huge, unseen impact in both childhood and later life. For children, spoken …

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Quotient Clinical Expands Data Sciences Capability

Quotient Clinical, the Translational Pharmaceutics® company, a leading provider of early stage and specialist drug development services, today announced the expansion of its Data Sciences function with relocation to a larger office, staying in Edinburgh. The expansion comes in response to growing customer demand for the Data Sciences service. The …

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