Need an IP Health Check?

The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing businesses to create new and innovative solutions to survive. However, are you benefitting from your innovation? Intellectual property experts, Forresters are offering Medilink Midlands members a free 30-minute consultation for members and contacts of the Medilink community and the med-tech sector to discuss any IP related issues, questions or an…

Contechs’ Peter Jarvis Wins Iod Director Of The Year

An executive at a leading automotive design, engineering, and recruitment company has won a prestigious management award from the West Midlands Institute of Directors. Peter Jarvis, the MD of Warwick-based Contechs, took the respected business organisation’s coveted Director of the Year – Large Business award. The honour is designed to celebrate directors helming a business…

Keele Research Programme Helps Local Laundry Service Develop During Pandemic

Local commercial laundry service enters new sectors during the pandemic while developing a new tracking application, thanks to Keele partnership. Family business Iron Maidens, who are based in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, offer a range of professional commercial laundry services across Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and beyond. Over the last six years, Iron Maidens has built a strong pipeline of…

Latest Office for Life Sciences Bulletin

The Office for Life Sciences (OLS) is a joint unit between the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Medilink shares this bulletin with its members and networks to keep the life sciences sector up to date on the latest guidance as we approach the end of…

Midlands manufacturers complain they are being locked out of NHS PPE contracts

A consortium of Midlands businesses has slammed the UK Government for providing what it has labelled ‘inadequate and inappropriate’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) sourced from abroad during the Coronavirus crisis and is calling for Ministers to stop overlooking UK manufacturers that have both the capacity and capability to produce vital equipment. The Midlands PPE Collective…