Funding awarded for innovative ostomy product range

Ostique Ltd, working with the ERDF-funded Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC), NIHR Trauma Management MedTec Co-operative (Trauma MIC), Bowel & Cancer Research (BCR) and Cambridge Design Partnership, the technology and product design firm, has been awarded £320,000 in funding by Innovate UK, the government’s innovation agency. The funding will support the development of … Continue reading “Funding awarded for innovative ostomy product range”

Centre for Custom Medical Devices will create a new generation of 3D healthcare innovations

3D metal printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a healthcare revolution. Founded in the 1980s, this technology is not only driven by speed and lower cost, it is transforming and enriching patients’ lives. It removes many of the limitations seen in more traditional healthcare manufacturing methods, and opens up the possibilities for innovations that … Continue reading “Centre for Custom Medical Devices will create a new generation of 3D healthcare innovations”

Midlands’ magazine showcases region’s Healthcare and Life Sciences

Business Quarter’s latest edition has recently hit the streets with an issue celebrating the vibrant healthcare and life sciences sector in the West Midlands. Supported by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, the special issue features interviews with key figures from the sector including the chief executive of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation … Continue reading “Midlands’ magazine showcases region’s Healthcare and Life Sciences”

£3.5 million European funding secured to benefit West Midlands life sciences SMEs

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded £3.5m after successfully bidding for European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) monies to establish a Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) in partnership with the University of Birmingham and Aston University. The grant will be match-funded, including £2.5m capital from University of Birmingham, meaning £7m will be … Continue reading “£3.5 million European funding secured to benefit West Midlands life sciences SMEs”