Wales Academic Excellence

Medtech Wales

Academic Excellence in MedTech

In Wales, we have a first-class combination of academic institutions, industry and government developing innovative solutions. These technological solutions are needed to meet the significant challenges that lie ahead within the UK and global healthcare markets. 

Spinouts
 
Wales has a vibrant spinout community, with fresh and innovative young companies such as Alesi Surgical, an award-winning Cardiff University spinout developing pioneering surgical technology to aid surgeons clear surgical smoke and operate more efficiently.
 
Examples of research and incubation space include:
 
  • Clinical Innovation Accelerator - a joint venture between Cardiff University and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, located on the University Hospital of Wales Campus along with Cardiff University's School of Medicine aims to accelerate the translation of clinical innovation into improvements in health and clinical services: https://lshubwales.com/clinical-innovation-accelerator-cia 
  • The Institute of Life Science - research arm of Swansea University's School of Medicine. Collaboration between IBM, Swansea University and the Welsh Government: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/medicine/facilities/institute-of-life-science/.
  • Optic Innovation Centre, St Asaph, North  Wales providing R&D and serviced innovation facilities for start-up and early-stage companies is a hub for high-level opto-electronics technology and scientific innovation: http://www.glyndwrinnovations.co.uk/incubation
  • Aberystwyth Innovation & Enterprise Campus (AberInnovation) - Mid Wales provides world-leading facilities and expertise within the biotechnology, agri-tech, and food and drink sectors: https://aberinnovation.com/

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