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Health Technology Exemplars - Call for applications

7 Jul

The Health Technology Exemplars programme will provide funding and support for NHS Wales staff to work in partnership with industry to implement an innovative health technology (non drug) in their clinical area, with the aim of improving NHS Wales ways of working, solving health problems and improving health outcomes.

Clinical trials public consultation - call for responses

7 Jul

The EU Commission is currently consulting on the following documents developed in preparation for the implementation for the Clinical Trials Regulation (EU) No 536/2014.

Research Building Capacity Collaboration Wales

Research Funding Opportunities 2016: PhD Fellowships

20 Jun

RCBC (Research Building Capacity Collaboration) Wales is pleased to announce funding for a number of PhD Fellowships in Nursing, Midwifery, Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions to commence in October 2016.

South West Wales can be global leader in clinical trials which can transform patient’s lives

19 May

269 years ago the first ever clinical trial was carried out, looking into the link between vitamin C and scurvy.


Since then clinical trials have developed into a vital tool for healthcare. To celebrate the importance of James Lind’s pioneering work, each year on May 20 International Clinical Trials Day is held.

International Clinical Trials Day 2016

International Clinical Trials Day 2016

10 May

Join us in Cardiff, Bangor & Swansea for free, fun and interactive events celebrating International Clinical Trials Day.

Health and Care Research Wales Photography Competition 2016

Health and Care Research Wales Photography Competition

9 May

The theme for our Photography Competition is: Research in Wales