News & Events

Check back here for regular news updates, event information and press releases.

News

Jul 2020

SBRI announce new open call for funding innovation

The SBRI Centre of Excellence is excited to announce a new open call for funding innovation, in conjunction with Welsh Government, Public Health Wales, NHS Wales and Cardiff Capital Region.

News

Jul 2020

Health Technology Wales to resume Appraisal Panel meetings and Guidance process

As health and care systems start to return to normal activities, Health Technology Wales (HTW) will resume our Appraisal Panel meetings and the publication of new national Guidance.

Case Study

Jul 2020

Case study: Hydrogen peroxide vapour to reprocess single-use PPE

Our researchers have produced multiple, high-level evidence-based reports for COVID-19 health technologies, known as Topic Exploration Reports (TERs). One of these TERs looked at using hydrogen peroxide vapour to reprocess and decontaminate single-use personal protective equipment (PPE).

News

Jun 2020

WATCH: How is Health Technology Wales making a difference? Stakeholders have their say

We spoke to five of our stakeholders to see what they thought of Health Technology Wales and our work to improve the quality of care in Wales.

Case Study

Jun 2020

Case study: Convalescent plasma therapy

We produced a Topic Exploration Report (TER) on convalescent plasma therapy for people with COVID-19, which aimed to assess the current level of evidence and highlight ongoing evidence generation. 

News

Jun 2020

Health Technology Wales and AWTTC sign strategic alliance

The two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and will share mutual benefits by fostering closer linkages and learning from each other’s processes.

News

May 2020

£150,000 competition for COVID-19 digital solutions – now open!

Welsh Government have announced a new funding competition for digital solutions to help fight coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Funding is available for between five and eight projects to rapidly pilot products and solutions.

News

May 2020

Wales Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research (CADR) awarded £2.8 million funding

The funding is part of a £44 million investment from the Welsh Government into health and social care research. With a role to improve the quality of care in Wales, Health Technology Wales (HTW) were named collaborators on the successful bid.

Case Study

May 2020

Case study: COVID-19 Evidence Digest

One of the first tasks Health Technology Wales (HTW) undertook in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak was to create an ‘evidence digest.’