Abingdon Health launches app to transform a smartphones into rapid analytical tools

Abingdon Health, a resident at BioHub Birmingham® at the heart of the BHP campus,  has launched an intuitive software application called AppDx. The app enables a smartphone to ‘read’ lateral flow test lines, using the inbuilt camera, which translates the image into numerical data. The app allows rapid analytical testing from any location, meeting the increasing … Continue reading “Abingdon Health launches app to transform a smartphones into rapid analytical tools”

BioHub Birmingham® develops new incubator space to meet increasing demand for biomedical facilities

BioHub Birmingham® is constructing 5,000sq ft of self-contained laboratory and office suites at the heart of the BHP campus, in response to increasing demand for biomedical incubator space. The BioHub opened in 2015 and its shared facilities on the ground floor are now operating at capacity. Managed by University of Birmingham Enterprise, it is located … Continue reading “BioHub Birmingham® develops new incubator space to meet increasing demand for biomedical facilities”

Roadmap for Growth: Bringing BioForward to Birmingham

BHP Managing Director Dr John Williams on why Birmingham is the ideal host for an event aimed at growing new life sciences businesses “A bottleneck to the establishment of new collaborations is the limited ability to support early interactions and knowledge exchange between industry and academic researchers.” – So read the introduction to the Medical … Continue reading “Roadmap for Growth: Bringing BioForward to Birmingham”

Birmingham research used by NASA

Antibodies developed at BHP founder member the University of Birmingham have been used by NASA to assess how long duration space flight affects the immune system. The antibodies are part of a medical test called Seralite®-FLC ELISA, which was used in the year-long study of astronauts from the International Space Station to examine the effect … Continue reading “Birmingham research used by NASA”