News archive 2013

BioNow Annual Awards 2013 Winners

28 November 2013

Two spin out companies that Medipex Ltd set up - ELAROS and ZILICO Ltd - were among the Winners of this year prestigious BioNow Annual Awards, one of the major event of the UK Biomedical sector showcasing the very best of this world class sector. BioNow Annual Awards 2013 Winners

Doctors back innovative reflux test

13 November 2013

Doctors and healthcare professionals who have been using the world’s first non-invasive test to diagnose reflux are urging others to do the same. Peptest, a unique testing kit developed by UK-based RD Biomed, measures a patient’s saliva/sputum for levels of pepsin, an enzyme found only in the stomach. Doctors back innovative reflux test

Medipex NHS Innovation Awards 2013: winners announced

11 October 2013

Innovative devices and technologies aimed at improving patient health and the efficiency of the NHS were recognised at the Medipex NHS Innovation Awards. Two hundred people attended the event which took place last night (Thursday 10 October) at Sheffield’s Tankersley Manor Hotel. Medipex NHS Innovation Awards 2013: winners announced

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National Symposium to Launch MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative

3 October 2013

A national symposium is to be held at the Royal College of Physicians on Monday 11 November 2013 to launch the MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative for Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. National Symposium to Launch MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative

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Medipex established Spin-out company Zilico Ltd’s ZedScan lands CE Mark

3 October 2013

Medipex established Spin-out company Zilico Ltd has received CE certification from its Notified Body for ZedScan I, a cervical cancer diagnostic device. Medipex established Spin-out company Zilico Ltd’s ZedScan lands CE Mark

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SBRI healthcare launches new competitions. £5 million to invest.

16 September 2013

Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) healthcare launches new competitions, with £5 million to invest this year. The competitions will be looking for companies specifically focused on driving towards better health outcomes for patients across seven categories; Cancer, Cardiovascular, COPD, Diabetes, Mental Health/Dementia, Patient Safety and Research Tools. SBRI healthcare launches new competitions. £5 million to invest.

Call for entries to the NHS Innovation Awards 2013 is now closed

1 July 2013

The call for entries for the Medipex Ltd NHS Innovation Awards 2013 is now closed. The awards are recognised nationally as one of the premier innovation awards open to NHS staff. The winners will be announced at an awards dinner attended by over 200 people from across the NHS, academia and wider healthcare industry. Call for entries to the NHS Innovation Awards 2013 is now closed

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Study demonstrates proof of concept for Zilico device in detection of oral cancer

13 June 2013

Zilico, a spin-out company from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield University set up by Medipex in 2006, has announced results from a study looking at the use of Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) in the detection and diagnosis of oral cancer and dysplasia. Study demonstrates proof of concept for Zilico device in detection of oral cancer

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New call for NIHR i4i funding now open

10 June 2013

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced that a new call for i4i funding is now open New call for NIHR i4i funding now open

£4 million funding for Diagnostic Evidence Co-operatives

10 June 2013

The National Institute for Health Research has announced £4 million of funding for 4 new Diagnostic Evidence Co-operatives to improve the way diseases are diagnosed. £4 million funding for Diagnostic Evidence Co-operatives

New obstetric forceps design
takes a major step towards market

12 February 2013

A redesign of the traditional obstetric forceps, led by Dr Alexander Oboh of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has taken a major step towards market. New obstetric forceps design|takes a major step towards market

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Tele-wound management
goes live in Eastbourne

11 February 2013

A tele-wound management approach pioneered in Bradford and Sheffield has been adopted by The National Wound Healing Centre in Eastbourne. Tele-wound management|goes live in Eastbourne

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Professor Michael Smith
New Chair at Medipex

11 February 2013

Professor Michael Smith BSc, MSc, PhD, DSc, CPhys, CSci, FIKT, FBIR, FIPM, FInstP has taken over from Professor Gareth Lloyd-Jones as Chair of the Board of Medipex. Professor Michael Smith|New Chair at Medipex

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Research funding available

21 January 2013

The NHS National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have published a number of research funding oportunities and competitions covering Very Rare Diseases, Public Health Protection Research and Health Technology. Research funding available

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Funded support available for
Yorkshire and Humber companies

11 January 2013

Medipex has been accepted onto a framework agreement to provide support services to manufacturing companies in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Funded support available for|Yorkshire and Humber companies

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Major funding boost to help patients
remain independent

3 January 2013

Devices for Dignity (D4D), the organisation which works to improve the quality of life for patients with long term conditions has been awarded £800,000 funding from the National Institute for Health Research. Major funding boost to help patients|remain independent

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