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Facilitating Successful Cell Therapy for Multiple Clinical Indications- Funding Awards for Locate Therapeutics

Locate Therapeutics Ltd (“Locate”), the regenerative medicine development company, has launched two new programs intended to improve the survival, localisation, and clinical effectiveness of cell therapies. Such therapies offer the promise of one day treating a number of presently incurable diseases such as diabetes, stroke and spinal cord injury. The …

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MediCity gathers experts to discuss global health and wellbeing challenges

Lord Paul Drayson, CEO, Drayson Technologies will lead the programme of health technology industry speakers at next week’s MediCity Innovators’ gathering in Nottingham on Tuesday 15th March.  An expert in energy-harvesting technology, Lord Drayson is due to explain the impact such technologies will have on new healthcare platforms within the …

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Launch of UK’s first Centre for Healthcare Technologies

As life expectancy increases, placing more demands on healthcare services, technological advances will need to bridge the growing NHS funding gap. Scientific discoveries – from digital apps to robotics – must have easier and quicker routes into clinical practice if the NHS is to ensure patients benefit from early diagnostics, …

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Charnwood Campus hosts visit by Life Sciences Minister George Freeman MP

Life Science’s Minister George Freeman MP visited Charnwood Campus in Loughborough to meet the team responsible for the transformation of the world-class pharmaceutical site, and to discuss its potential role in strengthening the local economy.  His visit coincided with the publication of a new report, ‘Transforming Life Sciences Sites – …

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Tim Slater has been appointed CEO of NHS Supply Chain

Tim Slater has been appointed CEO of NHS Supply Chain, following Nick Gerrard’s announcement that he will be leaving at the end of April. Here is a personal note from Nick to all his colleagues in the NHS. “Dear NHS colleague, I wanted to inform you that I will be …

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Charities urge wider use of cochlear implants for adults

The UK’s leading hearing loss charity Action on Hearing Loss and the UK’s leading organisation for people who use cochlear implants the Ear Foundation are urging the Government and the NHS to provide better access to cochlear implantation. To celebrate International Cochlear Implant Day, on Thursday 25th February, Action on …

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A New Era for Worldwide Clinical Trials in Nottingham

Worldwide Clinical Trials recently opened a new office at Waterfront House on the Beeston Business Park in Nottingham, with company leaders welcoming approximately 185 employees to the space in January. The new site features plentiful light, bright colours, and collaborative work and meeting spaces. “The vibrancy of our new surroundings …

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Albumedix and Eleven Biotherapeutics announce Albumin Variant Technology Agreement

Albumedix strengthens its leading position in albumin-based drug delivery through acquisition of Eleven’s Supermin® albumin technology Cambridge, MA and Copenhagen, Denmark – January 26, 2016 – Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIO) and Albumedix (DK A/S) today announced that Eleven and Albumedix have entered into an agreement that will see Albumedix …

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Albumedix Announces Exclusive Commercialisation Agreement with Thiologics for its Proprietary Drug Conjugation Platform

Combining ThioLogics’ site-specific conjugation chemistry with Albumedix’s drug delivery platform enables the creation of next-generation albumin drug conjugates London, UK and Copenhagen, Denmark – February 16, 2016 – Albumedix today announced new data that supports an exclusive agreement with ThioLogics, a UCL Business (UCLB) company, to commercialize the next generation …

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New public and private-backed growth programme launched

Growth Builder, the business growth programme designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, launches today and is open for applications from British high-growth businesses. Entrepreneurs and public and private sector organisations have come together to build the tailored 12-month programme, designed to provide unrivalled access to government, university innovation, corporate expertise, investors, …

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Disposable Medical Instruments Launches in Southern Ireland

Disposable Medical Instruments (DMI) is proud to announce the launch of Disposable Medical Instruments (Ireland) Ltd.  Although the company already has several agents in key global markets, this initiative marks the first time DMI has set up an operations base outside the UK, and is evidence of its commitment to …

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Spirit Healthcare Secured Funding to launch new software product

Medilink East Midlands member company Spirit Healthcare has secured new bank funding to support its expansion, and particularly the launch of new product CliniTouch vie. The software allows patients to self-manage their healthcare using technology. Spirit Healthcare was formed in 2009 and is a healthcare product supplier designed to make …

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Novozymes separates its biopharma activities to form Independent company

Medilink East Midlands member Novozymes has announced that it has separated its biopharma activities into an independent company called Albumedix. Albumedix will continue to develop its market leading position within recombinant albumin-based products and technologies. Albumin is a naturally occuring protein that can be found in human blood. Albumedix will …

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