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Dr Mahiben Maruthappu, Healthcare UK champion, co-founder of the NHS Innovation Accelerator and leading physician, entrepreneur and technologist shares his views on how AI, robotics and digital health are set to transform the UK economy. Read more

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Demand for UK life sciences professionals increased by 11% in 2018, despite uncertainty for the sector due to Brexit. Read more

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A major campaign has been launched in Brussels to help attract UK-based pharma and life science business to the Belgian capital following Brexit. Read more

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A ‘no deal’ Brexit would be very negative for the UK’s science industry, according to a new survey by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Read more

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Industry trade association MedTech Europe has written to EU commissioners highlighting the dangers of Brexit on the medical technology sector. Read more

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Larger corporates need to respond to some of the big technological and demographic trends affecting the medtech industry, according to the executive director of mid-market corporate finance advisor DC Advisory. Read more

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The COCIR has written an open letter to the European Commission and National Competent Authorities for Medical Devices over concerns surrounding a potential no-deal Brexit. Read more

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Damon Culbert from the Immigration Advice Service scrutinises the government's plans for Brexit, and its potential effect on the life sciences sector. Read more

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Brexit, the upcoming medical device regulation (MDR) and IVDR were among the topics discussed at the MedPharmPlast Europe (MPPE) conference in Brussels. Read more

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The health secretary Matt Hancock has written to medical device and clinical consumable companies that there could be a delay in the flow of goods for up to six months in the case of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. Read more

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Brexit negotiators have a duty to protect millions of patients on both sides of the Channel, a coalition from the UK’s health sector has said. Read more

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) have jointly published guidance encouraging international business and investors to partner with the UK to develop new products in the medtech industry. Read more

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Reuben Jacob and Dr. Janet Strath, both from legal firm Maucher Jenkins, look at what the recent guidance issued by the UK Government on the Brexit implementation period and the life sciences sector will mean for regulation and compliance. Read more

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Cook Medical, which employs more than 850 people in Limerick, has called on the British Government and the EU to push for an extension of the UK’s Brexit transition agreement for medical devices until at least 2025. Read more

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The UK healthtech industry is preparing for the inevitable onset of Brexit, with companies already planning commercial decisions in time for March 2019. Read more

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With Brexit looming, Paul Brooks, executive director, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) discusses how medical device companies should respond to the EU's new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR). Read more

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A new report on Brexit has been published by advocacy group, Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE), with questions on policy from the science and engineering sector. Read more

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New data from the Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) has shown that the majority of imported health technologies used by the NHS come from the EU. Read more

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Exhibitors attending the Med-Tech Innovation Expo share their views on Brexit, sector expectations, key initiatives and more in this insightful interview into the medtech industry. Read more

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The Health Tech Alliance has formally submitted a response to the Health Select Committee’s ongoing inquiry into the impact of Brexit on medicines, medical devices and substances of human origin. Read more

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