The Week In... Medical Devices (06-10/07)
  • Posted on: 10/07/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (06-10/07)

Medtech firm receives £2m loan for anti-COVID-19 plasma technology, British manufacturers will have helped to produce 14,000+ ventilators during the pandemic, a regulatory web platform for COVID-19 is launched, and chair of the APPG on Medical Research says COVID-19 presents an opportunity for transformative change.

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Medtech firm receives £2m loan for anti-COVID-19 plasma tech

Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) has advanced a £2 million loan to Creo Medical to develop its cool plasma technology, which it hopes will help fight COVID-19.

Ventilator Challenge hailed a success as UK production finishes

British manufacturers will have helped to produce over 14,000 ventilators during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to the success of the government’s drive to boost the NHS’s ventilator capacity.

Regulatory player launches COVID-19 portal for manufacturers

Freyr, a regulatory solutions and services company, has launched a web platform for COVID-19 driven with real-time information for manufacturers to make them go to the markets, right in time and support them in emergency use authorisations with global regulatory authorities.

EU commission rejects Raab's claims in medical procurement row

The European commission has dismissed claims from Dominic Raab that the UK did not receive an invitation to join EU procurement schemes for medical kit to combat coronavirus because Brussels used an obsolete email address.

Innovation must be the solution when rebuilding the NHS

Chris Green MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Medical Research, believes COVID-19 presents an opportunity for transformative change across the health system, with patients and innovation at the heart of decision-making.

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