Life Sciences/Medical Diagnostics and Tools

Life Sciences Hub Wales

Life Sciences/Medical Diagnostics and Tools

Opportunities for digital healthcare technology development and clusters of expertise in the life sciences and digital technologies located along the South Wales M4 corridor around Newport, Cardiff and Swansea.

There is significant potential to use e-Health solutions to deliver a more efficient healthcare service to people within their own homes and e-Health technologies to have a significant future impact on patient care include Internet-enabled applications for chronic diseases. Wales has competitive strengths the enabling technologies  that underpin digital innovation in healthcare: cyber security, big data analytics and AI.  

NHS Wales allows access to anonymised healthcare data for the whole population in one database, and enables clinical trials to access three million people with a single co-ordinated permissions process. 

Wales has leading global clinical and research expertise in Wound Healing, Neurology, Oncology and Diabetes. Examples include the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre, which on establishment was the first of its kind globally; CUBRIC the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre: a £44m investment by Wales bringing together world-leading expertise in brain mapping with the most advanced brain scanning facilities in Europe; a world-leading Regenerative Medicine ecosystem, which includes academics, the NHS, Government and the Genomics Partnership Wales who specialise in Cell and Gene Therapy. On Oncology we are home to the Welsh Cancer Research Centre and the UK’s first high energy Proton Beam treatment Facility. 

To help business access these opportunities initiatives have been undertaken to streamline the processes for studies and collaboration making Wales an attractive proposition to companies.

Clients & Projects:

Digital Health Ecosystem Wales is a network connecting developers and companies with innovative digital health solutions with the NHS in Wales: https://digitalhealth.wales/dhew 

The £24m Accelerate programme helps translate innovative ideas into new technology, products, and services for the health and care sector: https://lshubwales.com/programmes/accelerate 

Health Research Wales a one stop source of information and support for companies undertake clinical research in Wales: https://www.healthandcareresearch.gov.wales

Health Technology Wales supporting the identification, appraisal and adoption of non-medicine health technologies in Wales: https://www.healthtechnology.wales

Primary Contact: Life Sciences Hub Wales - lshubwales.com 

The mission of Life Sciences Hub Wales is to accelerate the development and adoption of innovative solutions for better health and wellbeing. We want to help the people of Wales benefit from improved healthcare and economic wellbeing. We do that by working with innovative companies to find solutions for healthcare providers.

Contact us today to find out more or discuss how we can support you in accelerating your innovation: hello@lshubwales.com



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