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Scholl Academic Centre Launch

New Scholl Academic Centre Can Only Be A Good Thing To The People Of The Isle Of Man

20 March 2019

On Friday 15th March 2019, Hospice Isle of Man proudly launched their new Scholl Academic Centre. Speakers at the launch included Minister David Ashford, MHK, Minister for Health and Social Care, Mrs Susan Scholl and a panel of international partners from Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, Professor Sarah McGhee (Hospice Isle of Man) and Principal Jo Pretty (UCM). The Centre is part of Hospice's commitment to 'Delivering what matters to you' as outlined in their strategy 'Much More Than A Building'.

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iCan and Theracann

International Regulation of Hemp & Medicinal Cannabis

30 January 2019

As a precursor to the forthcoming Isle of Man consultation on the Regulation of Hemp & Medicinal Cannabis, Manx Biomed Association invited Saul Kaye from iCAN and Chris Bolton from Theracann to present at the annual Manx Biomed Conference.

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Manx Biomed Conference 2018

Manx Biomed and Health & Life Science Conference 2018

03 January 2019

The annual Manx Biomed conference took place at the Villa Marina on Thursday 6th December. Fully subscribed the event welcomed over 170 delegates and speakers from both on and off Island.

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Employment and Skills 2018

Employment & Skills Exhibition 2018, 8th November 2018, Villa Marina

05 November 2018

If you are weighing up what accademic subjects to persue, researching future career opportunities, or considering a change in career come and see us at Stand 23 in the Royal Hall, Villa Marina.

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Islexpo 2018

Next Manx Biomed Meeting to run alongside Islexpo, 16th May

18 April 2018

This month we will be looking at Cyber Security, GDPR and medical data. Our speakers will discuss some of the issues biomed and other sectors should be considering to ensure effective management and security of their data.

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Manx Biomed Conference 2017

Fifth annual conference for Manx Biomed

11 December 2017

Manx Biomed held its 5th annual conference on Thursday 30th November. Over 100 delegates attended the event at the Villa Marina and included businessmen and scientists from on and off-Island, government officials and students, all with an interest in the developing activities of the Island’s biomed sector.

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ManxBioMed Meeting April 2017

Interesting Speakers at April's ManxBioMed Meeting

31 May 2017

Biomed is already a substantive and thriving sector on the Isle of Man, with a diverse set of companies already operating here with over 100 jobs and a growth rate of 13% since September 2013. It is clear from the success of companies already operating here such as Panacea, Nasaleze, BodyStat, SEQ and Prometic, that the Isle of Man has great potential as a biomed location, and interest in the Island has been encouraging (over 54 biomed companies have visited the Island over the past three years).

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Dave Taggart

Successful Strategy Event for ManxBioMed

03 January 2017

Over 150 delegates were welcomed to the latest ManxBioMed event, which took place recently at the Manx Museum. Guests included representatives from on and off-Island businesses, both in the biomed sector and support services (almost 20% of delegates were visitors to the Island), Government Ministers and officers, as well as a select group of students.

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Catherine Mallalieu

Maximising the value of Intellectual Property rights in digital healthcare and life sciences businesses

21 November 2016

Most healthcare related businesses are brimming with intellectual property which may have significant commercial value.

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Event 30th Nov 2016

Future Growth and Development of Isle of Man BioMed

19 October 2016

A vibrant BioMed Cluster will help improve patient outcomes, maximise the Isle of Man's opportunities to create jobs and contribute to the continued growth of the Island’s economy. At this event we look at strategies needed to achieve this.

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suicide prevention

Working Towards Suicide Prevention: Taking Emotional Health into Consideration

08 July 2016

Dr Gill Green, CEO and Co-founder of STORM Skills Training CIC, recently delivered a short introductory workshop at Keyll Darree, Nobles Hospital, to raise awareness of suicide. The workshop, 'Working towards Suicide Prevention: Taking Emotional Health into Consideration', was an opportunity to start the conversation around suicide and self-harm and to make connections with emotional health. Gill said, "Looking after our emotional health is important if we are to deal with stress and distress before suicide becomes an option”.

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ManxBioMed Conference 2015

ManxBioMed Conference 2015 Overview

12 May 2016

This, the third ManxBioMed Bio Business Conference was another huge success. Thanks to our sponsors KPMG, Manx Telecom, Manx Technology Group, IQE and Blatchford and the support of the Isle of Man Governments Department of Economic Development, delegates enjoyed a series of presentations and debates spread over three days.

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Nasaleze Recognised at Song-Eum Med-Pharm. Award, Seoul, Korea for Development of Innovative Product

04 December 2015

The Award was established in Nov. 1998 by Don Sung Pharmaceutical Bio Co Ltd, to reward and acknowledge companies who have developed innovative products which contribute to the well being of patients who have suffered from various diseases.

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KPMG Gold Sponsor Manx Biomed Conference

03 December 2015

KPMG is pleased to announce that it is once again Gold Sponsor of this year’s Manx Biomed conference, which commences on 9 December at the Claremont Hotel Douglas. Featuring presentations from scientists, business people, service providers and government regulators, the conference – the third to date – will give delegates the opportunity to hear about emerging biomed technologies as well as business opportunities in the biomed sector on the Isle of Man.

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Conference Brings Together Experts in Biomedicine With the Diverse and Increasingly High-tech Manx Business Community

19 November 2015

The third Biomed conference will be opened by Chief Minister Hon Allan Bell on 10th December when he will welcome guests and expert speakers from throughout the world.

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BioMed Business Conference 2015

19 October 2015

This year's full day conference is part of a programme spread over three days providing the opportunity to hear about emerging biomed technologies, biomed business opportunities on the Isle of Man and strategies for healthcare provision as well as meet businesses and Government representatives, existing Isle of Man based biomed companies and visiting experts.

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Nasaleze private label Boots Allergy Barrier

21 April 2015

Boots Allergy Barrier is manufactured on the Isle of Man by Nasaleze Ltd as a private label brand for Boots. Few new treatments for illnesses become a Boots private label without there first being established branded products already available for which then the retailer will offer their own version.

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Prometic receives C$11.4 million purchase order from Multinational client

15 April 2015

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. recently announced that it has received an C$11.4 million purchase order for the supply of affinity resin from an existing client, a global leader in the biotherapeutics industry.

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smartsensor telemed

SmartSensor Home OGTT Kit for Detection Of Diabetes

15 May 2014

James Jackson, Founder and Director of SmartSensor Telemed spoke to the ManxBioMed Cluster recently about the development of SmartSensors home-use oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), the gold standard and most sensitive test for all forms of diabetes and his plans for the future.

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Funding for Biomedical Spin-Outs

15 May 2014

UMI3 Ltd, the innovation company of The University of Manchester and the University’s Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, have announced that they will work collaboratively with the Isle of Man’s Department of Economic Development to attract business angel investment finance into its early stage biomedical spin-out companies.

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Economy and Jobs Initiative

Northern Ireland: Economy And Jobs Initiative Task And Finish Group Final Report

22 April 2014

In the report, initiated and Chaired by Manx Resident, Belfast born, Brian O’Connor highlights a new model of treating health care as an investment, not a cost.

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Salix Pharmaceuticals

Dr Lorin Johnson, Founder and Chief Scientific Liaison, Salix Pharmaceuticals, speaks at ManxBioMed Cluster meeting

05 March 2014

ManxBioMed Cluster members and guests enjoyed a presentation by Dr Lorin Johnson at the March meeting.

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ManxBioMed Conference 2013 Film

ManxBioMed Conference 2013 Film

29 January 2014

The short film includes commentary from Government Ministers, Conference Speakers and Delegates and local businessmen and highlights the advantages of doing business on the Isle of Man, an international business centre, and the opportunities for the growing BioMed Sector on the Island.

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Jim Mellon

Jim Mellon speaks to MT TV prior to the Conference

19 December 2013

MT TV enjoyed a rare interview with Manx based business tycoon Jim Mellon prior to his keynote speech at the ManxBioMed Conference being held in the Island December 10th 2013.

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Courtenay Heading, responsible for BioMed Inward Investment, speaks to Manx Radio

15 November 2013

Courtenay Heading, Biomed Inward Investment Manager for the Manx government spoke to Manx Radio this week about the forthcoming ManxBioMed Conference which he is organising.

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Baroness Susan Greenfield

Baroness Susan Greenfield BBC Radio 4 Interview

11 November 2013

Neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield, speaker at the forthcoming ManxBioMed Bio Business Conference, spoke on the Saturday Live Show, BBC Radio 4, on Saturday about her life and work.

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Modernisation of Island's intellectual property legislation

30 October 2013

The Legislation Officer of the Department of Economic Development, is pleased to announce modernisation and changes to Isle of Man intellectual property legislation.

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Courtenay Heading interview

Courtenay Heading talks about ManxBioMed and Bio Business Conference

24 October 2013

Courtenay Heading, joint founder of ManxBioMed, talks to MMTV about the forthcoming biomed conference to be hosted on the Island with entrepreneur Jim Mellon and neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield among the speakers at the event.

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Plans for a Manx BioMed Conference Announced

04 September 2013

A conference planned in the Isle of Man later this year will attract leading scientists in the field of bio medicine and help grow a niche sector here.

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Jim Mellon

Top speakers for Isle of Man's first biomed conference

26 August 2013

Entrepreneur Jim Mellon and neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield will be among the top-flight international speakers and panelists to address the Isle of Man’s inaugural biomed conference later this year.

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Manx Technology Group