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Renfrew Wins at the Building Better Healthcare Awards 2017

The BBH awards ceremony which is held annually, was hosted on November 1st at The Brewery, London and saw over 600 industry professionals from all over the UK in attendance, anticipating the announcement of the 2017 winners. The healthcare sector is facing two key challenges – improving access to the …

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Improved NSAID gels developed by Nemaura Pharma

Sufferers of acute arthritic-related pain using ‘over the counter’ gels to alleviate muscle ache and joint inflammation may be interested in the results of laboratory trials recently carried out by Nemaura Pharma. The UK-based company has developed two new gels which achieve up to three-times faster drug penetration rate and …

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New skincare brand launches from Nottingham headquarters

Nottingham-based Snowden Healthcare has launched a new skincare range, Utopia, which it says is set to compete with leading brands such as Clarins and Clinique. To create the new range, Snowden Healthcare worked closely with Chris Smith, the Nottingham formulation scientist who has spent over 20 years developing high performance …

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BioHub Birmingham announces bio-networking during Innovate UK conference

The BioHub Birmingham, the University of Birmingham’s flagship biomedical incubator, will be hosting a bio-networking showcase and event on November 8th from 3.30 – 5.00pm. The event will showcase selected assets and facilities at Edgbaston Life Sciences ecosystem to a delegation of Indian Medtech companies on the first day of …

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V Formation hires Financial Journalist to Boost Corporate PR

East Midlands marketing agency and Medilink member, V Formation, has hired a senior business journalist to bolster its public relations division. Lauren Mills, most recently deputy business editor at the Leicester Mercury, has been hired by BioCity-based marketing and PR agency V Formation as senior PR consultant. Lauren steps into …

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Platelet Solutions Ltd announces successful achievement of CE Marking

Platelet Solutions Ltd., Nottingham is pleased to announce the successful achievement of CE marking for its Platelet Function Testing Kits (PSK-001/002/003). Platelet Function Testing Kits are a completely unique concept in the assessment of platelet function. They can monitor the effectiveness of standard anti-platelet agents like aspirin, clopidogrel, prasugrel and …

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XenoGesis and Juniper Pharma Services strengthen alliance in early drug development services

XenoGesis and Juniper Pharma Services have extended their strategic alliance around their Enabling Technologies Rapid Screen through the addition of the gold standard PBPK modelling and simulation software, GastroPlusTM. This expanded partnership brings greater understanding of a compound’s potential exposure in both preclinical and clinical studies. Jointly they are already …

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AdamsonJones ranked in the Legal 500 for third consecutive year

The Legal 500 UK 2017 was published earlier this month and AdamsonJones has for the third consecutive year received a Tier 4 position in the PATMA: Patent Attorneys ranking. In addition to the firm’s ranking, Simon Cooper, Nic Ferrar and Steve Jones were all recommended. The Legal 500 UK is a third-party reference guide …

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Locate Therapeutics Receives Biomedical Catalyst Primer Award

Locate Therapeutics, a leading UK regenerative medicine company today announced that it has received a Biomedical Catalyst Primer Award for a potentially breakthrough personalised cell therapy development project.  Called CellFuse, the project is designed to demonstrate the ability of its combined IntraStem synthetic peptide-based intracellular delivery system and TAOS® * …

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Fresh Logistics wins ‘Refrigerated Courier of the Year’ award

Fresh Logistics, who specialise in offering temperature controlled logistical solutions for their customers, have been honoured for the third time as ‘Refrigerated Courier of the Year’ at the Temperature Controlled Storage and Distribution awards 2017. The event was held at the impressive Ricoh Arena and featured many of the major …

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Episode 2 of the Med-Talk podcast is out now

The MedTalk Podcast brings together the editors of the MedTech Innovation, Digital Health Age, European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer and Medical Plastics News. Expect a light-hearted take on the latest news in the medical technology, digital health and pharma industries. Episode 2 is now available for you to download on iTunes, SoundCloud and Stitcher. On this …

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