Archive for December, 2010

Welsh medical equipment developer gains crucial funding

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

A Cardiff-based manufacturer of medical equipment has won more than £500,000 of funding to develop its range of laparoscopic surgery equipment.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/welsh-medical-equipment-developer-gains-crucial-funding-171002.html

Norwegian firm gains funding for European sales expansion

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

A Norwegian bioinformatics firm is planning a sales expansion further into Europe and the US after gaining more than $1.5 million in funding for the move.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/norwegian-firm-gains-funding-for-european-sales-expansion-170952.html

Diagnostics firm takeover raises prospects for medical sales jobs

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

A British safety, health and sensor technology company has staged a £15.2 million takeover of an American diagnostics company, raising the prospect of new medical sales jobs in the UK.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/diagnostics-firm-takeover-raises-prospects-for-medical-sales-jobs-170879.html

Medical equipment company to create 115 jobs in Galway

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

The Republic of Ireland’s growing reputation as a hub for the life and medical science industries has received another boost, after the Irish arm of a Japanese device manufacturer announced it is to create 115 jobs in a new expansion in Galway.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/medical-equipment-company-to-create-115-jobs-in-galway-170746.html

Diagnostics firm to create seven international medical sales jobs

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

A California-based diagnostics firm plans to create seven medical sales jobs, in order to effectively market its pioneering developments in melanoma diagnosis and treatment internationally.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/diagnostics-firm-to-create-seven-international-medical-sales-jobs-170674.html

Axis-Shield to increase size of Dundee division

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

By securing a $10 million agreement to expand its cardiac testing business, Axis-Shield medical group is to grow the size of its Dundee division. Industry expectation is that this will have a positive impact on medical testing jobs.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/axisshield-to-increase-size-of-dundee-division-170529.html

Competition for medical sales jobs to increase with cut backs

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Medical sales jobs with multinational medical device makers in Europe are being put under increased pressure as public sector austerity measures across the continent take their toll.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/competition-for-medical-sales-jobs-to-increase-with-cut-backs-170453.html

Global medical device distributor forum to take place in 2011

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Leading medical sales and distribution industry operatives from across the globe will gather in Germany next summer at the first International Medical Distributor Meeting.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/global-medical-device-distributor-forum-to-take-place-in-2011-170368.html