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24th September, 2021
A ground-breaking regional anaesthesia device, invented by clinicians at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust (QEH) and developed in conjunction with medical device company Medovate, has been awarded ‘Patient Safety Innovation of the Year’ at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards.
16th August, 2021
Medovate – a pioneering medical device development company – has today announced it has successfully secured additional CE Mark Regulatory Approvals for its game-changing SAFIRA® (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia) technology to include an NRFit™ syringe and a Palm Operator.
14th July, 2021
Five young engineers, including TumourVue founder Dr Gita Khalili Moghaddam, have each received a prestigious award and a £3,000 prize from the Royal Academy of Engineering for achieving early success in their career. They were presented with their awards from HRH The Princess Royal, Royal Fellow of the Academy, during a specially arranged visit to the Thames Tideway Project in London on 6 July.
2nd July, 2021
Health Enterprise East has secured an exclusive licence for the marketing of Handytrach, a pioneering device that is set to deliver safer, faster and more cost effective percutaneous dilational tracheostomies (PDTs).
11th June, 2021
A lion at Five Sisters Zoo (West Calder, Scotland) has become the first animal in the world to have dental surgery using a revolutionary regional anaesthesia device developed by NHS clinicians.
11th May, 2021
Health Enterprise is pleased to announce the expansion of its team and board with key appointments.
18th March, 2021
Leading NHS medtech innovation consultancy Health Enterprise East (HEE) has announced that a further six SMEs will be awarded funding under the MedTech NAVIGATOR Innovation Grant Scheme, bringing the overall value of projects supported by the scheme to over £200,000.
15th March, 2021
Health Enterprise East (HEE) are pleased to announce that the winner of the HEE Innovation Voucher competition is Mr Ryan Mathew, from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (Co-I Dr Heiko Wurdak, University of Leeds).
15th December, 2020
Health Enterprise East (HEE), the leading NHS medtech innovation consultancy, has launched MedTech CONNECT, a new online portal to facilitate close collaboration between the NHS and industry in the development of innovative medical devices.
20th October, 2020
Health Enterprise East (HEE), the leading NHS medtech innovation consultancy, has announced the first three SMEs to be awarded funding under the MedTech NAVIGATOR Innovation Grant scheme.
16th October, 2020
Medovate, a dynamic medical device company dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative medical technologies, and Vygon Group, a group specialising in single-use medical devices, today announce that they have signed an exclusive deal to distribute SAFIRA® (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia) across 60 countries.
15th October, 2020
Medtech Accelerator, the joint funding venture between Health Enterprise East (HEE), Eastern AHSN (Academic Health Science Network), New Anglia Local Enterprise Partners and local councils, has announced its latest award of £125,000 to develop an exciting medical technology which provides a novel approach to cervical screening.
16th September, 2020
Medovate – a pioneering medical device development company specialising in anaesthesia, airway management, critical care, and surgery – announced it has received CE Mark Approval for its game-changing medical device SAFIRA® (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia).
9th September, 2020
Medovate, HEE’s medical device development partner, has concluded a distribution agreement with Brisbane-based, LTR Medical which will provide exclusivity for SAFIRA® (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia) in Australia and New Zealand.
26th August, 2020
Cambridge-based Ablatus Therapeutics Limited has been awarded £1.4m by the UK government’s Innovate UK to develop its next-generation, minimally-invasive treatment for soft tissue tumours. The award will fund a 2-year project to develop the prototype device into a final version for use in patients for the first time.
22nd July, 2020
MedTech NAVIGATOR, the development programme from leading NHS medical technology hub Health Enterprise East (HEE), has launched its MedTech Connect online collaboration portal as the latest offering to support medical technology companies, particularly small and medium size enterprises (SMEs).
21st July, 2020
Health Enterprise East (HEE), the NHS Innovation and Technology Consultancy, and Medovate are supporting two winning entries from the latest HEE Innovation Voucher Competition.
3rd July, 2020
Health Enterprise East (HEE), the leading NHS innovation hub, is calling on regional businesses to donate to Innovate Now, a new fundraising initiative that supports the NHS, paving the way for a safe and swift return to routine services as the initial acute phase of the COVID-19 crisis subsides.
4th June, 2020
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14th May, 2020
MedTech NAVIGATOR, the development programme from leading NHS medical technology hub Health Enterprise East (HEE), has launched its Innovation Grants as the latest offering to support SMEs.
29th April, 2020
Medtech Accelerator, a joint venture between innovation hub Health Enterprise East (HEE), Eastern AHSN (Academic Health Science Network) and regional business partners to support medtech pioneers, has announced an award of £125,000 to Cambridge-based company NeutroCheck, to progress development of an at-home safety monitoring test for chemotherapy patients.
16th April, 2020
14th April 2020: Medovate, the medical device development company, has concluded agreements with three US-based companies to act as the exclusive distributors for its FDA approved SAFIRA (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia) innovation across the United States of America.
27th March, 2020
25th March, 2020
Health Enterprise East (HEE), the NHS Innovation and Technology Consultancy, has licensed a pioneering endoscopic surgical device to Medovate, the medical device company, which will be responsible for bringing it to market.
6th March, 2020
Health Enterprise East launches new ERDF funded MedTech NAVIGATOR programme to connect industry with the NHS.
13th January, 2020
Tenders are invited to develop and deliver a summative assessment for HEE's new MedTech NAVIGATOR programme which aims to facilitate knowledge transfer between the NHS and industry.
15th November, 2019
Health Enterprise East (HEE) has today launched a partnership with St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to help accelerate the development of innovative technologies.
19th September, 2019
Health Enterprise East is pleased to announce its partnership with the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, a top-ranked NHS Trust employing around 8,000 staff and serving a population of over 460,000 people in Exeter, East Devon and Mid-Devon.
28th August, 2019
The Medtech Accelerator has announced awards totalling £150,000 to two innovations in the fields of critical care logistics and cornea replacement surgery.
11th July, 2019
Applications are now open for the latest Health Enterprise East Innovation Voucher Competition, which will reward the most novel ideas in medtech innovation with vouchers of up to £5,000 each.
12th February, 2019
Medical device development company and innovation partner to Health Enterprise East, Medovate, has recently announced that it has secured the exclusive rights to design, develop, and manufacture Arterial Glucosave.
21st December, 2018
Health Enterprise East are pleased to announce its first licence agreement with medical device company Medovate.
19th December, 2018
Health Enterprise East is pleased to announce it has entered into a unique partnership with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).
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