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British medtech firms scoop Medilink Awards

Five life sciences companies have been crowned as national winners at the Medilink UK Healthcare Business awards 2017. The awards and gala dinner, which took place on 26th April 2017, celebrated outstanding business achievements, international success and innovative breakthroughs across the life sciences and healthcare technology sectors. The evening was held in partnership with the…


Article 50: what does it mean for British medical innovators?

At the end of the week in which prime minister Theresa May officially invoked Article 50, thus triggering the process of exiting the EU, Dave Gray, editor of Digital Health Age’s sister title Med-Tech Innovation looks at the possible outcomes for the UK’s healthtech sector. Now that the die has been cast, it’s time for the deal-making process…


PwC to drive health tech in the North West

PwC’s (PricewaterhouseCoopers) ‘Future of Health’ programme launches to help innovative health and medtech start-ups scale. The group’s start-up growth programme has announced the launch The Future of Health. Based in Salford and starting March 2017, in collaboration with UP ventures group, the 12 week programme focusses on employee wellbeing, connected healthcare and long term care….


Wearable device for Parkinson’s gets approval in Europe

The Parkinson’s KinetiGraph (PKG) system is an algorithm-based system that uses wearable tech to record body movements and other symptoms over the course of seven days, and creates data-driven reports that allow more personalised treatment and management decisions. Global Kinetics Corporation, the firm behind the device, has now secured CE marking on its new second…


Listen up: connected hearing aids on show at CES

Oticon, a specialist in hearing aid technology will showcase Oticon Opn at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 5-8, 2017. The device will also feature at today’s (January 3) CES Unveiled event. Oticon Opn is claimed to be the world’s first hearing aid to connect to the internet via the…

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