Medilink is dedicated to helping the healthcare technologies sector connect, and to provide our members with value added opportunities to meet your needs. As part of this we display the latest opportunities (collaborations, commercial, funding) on our bulletin board.
If you have any collaboration or commercial opportunities upcoming, please contact us to discuss how we can help you to connect.
Please note that some opportunities may be limited to Medilink members only
Date posted: 29 March 2011
Reducing violence and aggression in A&E by design challenges multi-disciplinary ‘design and make’ teams to improve the experience of A&E departments and make them safer for staff, patients and visitors.
To participate in this open innovation challenge designers and architects need to team up with fabricators, building contractors, manufacturers, service producers and other specialist consultancies.
If you are already aware of this project and looking for a design partner then please contact Medilink for contact details.
The awards are up to a value of £150,000, but the deadline for initial submission of interest is 4th April (there is no creative work involved in the initial round of interview). Click here for more details.
Date posted: 29 March 2011
Significant tax reliefs are available for expenditure on Research & Development (R & D) but many West Yorkshire companies are failing to claim the tax relief that they are entitled to because they do not think that what they do constitutes R & D.
If you think that your company might qualify for R & D tax relief and would like someone to review your position then click here for more information.
Date posted: 2 February 2011
Boots, in conjunction with Medilink UK, Health Tech & Medicines KTN, and Personal Care Programme, will be hosting a New Product Introduction Seminar on 14 April 2011.
Boots Pharmaceuticals have introduced a new range of everyday healthcare products developed by Boots experts. They are looking for new innovative opportunities that can enhance the range and meet current unmet consumer needs.
If you have an innovative concept, product or service for the consumer healthcare market, there will be an opportunity to discuss this with the Boots Healthcare team.
There will be a short seminar where you can gain an insight into how to work with Boots UK and also find out more about the consumer healthcare market.
There will also be an opportunity for successful companies to pitch their innovative concept, product or service to the healthcare team.
There is a 2 stage process:
• complete a 1 page initial proposal and submit to your participating regional Medilink by Friday 25th February at the latest
• an initial screening will take place; successful companies will be selected for a 1-2-1 meeting to discuss your proposal further
If you would like to submit a proposal to Boots, please download and complete the form:- Boots - Submission Form. Once completed please return it to your regional medilink by Friday 25th February.
Date posted: 19 November 2010
A UK leading healthcare and pharmaceutical company looking for products which are 6 - 36 months from being available to the marketplace and are looking for products which could form part of a consumer healthcare brand portfolio.
The majority of products would be for consumer use at home however we would also consider products to be used by healthcare professionals.
The company is looking for products, services, technologies and innovation in the following areas:
- Male Erectile Dysfunction : products to help gain and maintain an erection
- Male Premature Ejaculation : products to aid control of ejaculation
- Female Low Sex Drive : supplements
- Female Arousal Issues : gels, lubricants
- Female Orgasm Issues : gels, lubricants
- Female Sexual Pain : relaxant gels & lubricants
Feedback will be given by the end January about products which the company may wish to investigate further.
To make an initial application or for further queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 23 December 2010.
Date posted: 23 November 2010
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Ltd (LOCOG) will be releasing a significant amount of contracts over the following months that may interest companies in the Healthcare sector.
October - December 2010:
Dental equipment and consumables
January - March 2011:
Primary Care and Consumables
To access these opportunities you must be registered on CompeteFor. For more details, please contact email@example.com
Date posted: 10 September 2010
Medica FM3 is a young company dedicated to the supply of goods and services to the public health sector in Mexico with a national coverage since 1988. They are also looking forward to exploring doing business within the private health sector with the same coverage.
Medica FM3 is currently looking for British Companies that have an interest in expanding their sales operations in Mexico through a distributor with good local knowledge. The products there are willing to represent are: medical instruments, monitors, electro medical equipment, densitometers, etc.
The company has also expressed an interest in representing companies that do not have a previous experience in the market.
Overseas company contact details
UK Trade & Investment Team Mexico City
British Embassy - Mexico City
Rio Lerma 71 Col. Cuahutemoc, Mexico City 06500
telephone: +52 (55) 1670-8573
Date posted: 19 July 2010
This overview on the potential of nanomedicine in Basel has been made to draw a global picture of what Switzerland - and especially the region of Basel - has to offer with respect to life sciences-nanotechnology-nanomedicine.
To download, CLICK HERE.
If you are interested in making contact with the nanotech community in Basel, please get in touch with Gaby Bloem - Senior Science & Innovation Adviser at the British Embassy in Berne (Switzerland) - contact details below.
Gaby Bloem, Senior Science & Innovation Adviser | British Embassy, Thunstrasse 50, 3000 Berne, Switzerland | (+41 (0)31 359 7752 | + firstname.lastname@example.org | http://www.bis.gov.uk/sin | http//ukinswitzerland.fco.gov.uk
Date posted: 21 June 2010
There is a potentially large purchasing opportunity from Santiago (Chile), the enquiry is for the product areas listed below:
• clinical tests
• molecular biology
• glass equipment for clinical tests
• laboratory products
• laboratory equipment in plastics
• coloproctology instruments
Any company satisfying these areas who wants to pursue this opportunity should contact: Jolanta Polk at the British Embassy Santiago - email: email@example.com
Date posted: 21 June 2010
Medilink are looking for organisations that would like to join us in working with the Sheffield Star to produce a pull out supplement, specific to the healthcare sector. The supplement would be a mixture of both editorial and advertorial /advertising content generated to raise the profile of the sector and inform readers about the current position of Healthcare Technologies in the South Yorkshire region. Click here to see how the supplement has worked for other sectors.
At this stage, we would be grateful if you could let us know if this is of interest to you. Please contact us with your thoughts.
Date posted: 1 June 2010
We are pleased to announce an open opportunity for Emergency Medical Services Equipment, this forms part of the CompeteFor Olympic procurement activity. Please also note the details on upcoming opportunities (not yet open) at the end of the bulletin – download here: CompeteFor_Olympics_Opportunity_for_Emergency_Medical_Services_Equipment_Bulletin_250510
To register your interest, go to https://www.competefor.com/business/login.jsp to sign on and complete your details online.
Date posted: 1 June 2010
Devices for Dignity (D4D) is supporting the Nursing Times Product Awards 2010, these awards have been set up to recognise and reward the products that are transforming patient care and helping healthcare professionals work efficiently.
Every day thousands of nurses use your products. They depend on those products to meet the needs of their patients. What they think and say about them matters. The new Nursing Times Product Awards will provide a high profile focus for nurses’ views and experience.
• Do you want your products to benefit from nurses’ seal of approval?
• Do you want to benefit from the commercial edge that national endorsement by nurses would provide?
• Do you want your company’s contribution to patient care to be recognised by an award scheme in which the views of nurses are centre stage?
Judged by nurse experts and promoted to nurses, The Nursing Times Product Awards provide a unique vehicle for you to reach the people who depend on your product to care for patients. Enter now and ensure your products get the recognition they deserve. The entry deadline is 25 June 2010 - follow this link to enter or for more information (opens in a new window).
Date posted: 26 April 2010
An opportunity is available for British companies to provide ambulance vehicles to the Centre of Ambulance Services (Government of Dubai).
Please find below a brief description:
If you are interested in this tender please get in touch with Alison Díaz in the first instance. Alison Díaz (Trade and Investment Adviser)
UK Trade & Investment
British Embassy, Dubai
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