Call for Industry Collaboration to fight Coronavirus

27th April 2020

Life Sciences Hub Wales are working with industry to help boost the supply of goods and develop solutions which address the immediate needs of NHS Wales.

We have a range of frequently asked questions about the process for addressing the immediate needs of NHS Wales. 

Welsh Government have appointed Life Sciences Hub Wales as the primary contact for any organisation that feel they are able to supply, manufacture and/or distribute products or collaborate with others to develop products or solutions in the following areas:

Medical Devices

We’re looking to engage with organisations that; 

  • Supply ventilators
  • Manufacture/supply parts for ventilators
  • Explore 3D printing parts for ventilators
  • Have the capability to diversify production for ventilator parts 
  • Open to joining existing collaborates who are working to retrofit obsolete ventilators 

If this is something that your organisation can offer NHS Wales, we want to hear from you. Please submit your thoughts on how you can help here today: Innovation Portal

Infection Control

If you manufacture or supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), for example: 

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Respirator face masks
  • Face shields
  • Eye protection (air-tight goggles)
  • Gowns
  • Hazard suits 
  • Protective bodysuits 
  • Foot / shoe covers 
  • Cleaning / disinfectant products 

Or if your business could diversify to manufacture or supply of PPE, then we want to hear from you. Please submit your thoughts on how you can help here today: Innovation Portal

Digital Solutions 

We’re looking to engage with organisations and experts that can help support NHS Wales create and roll out digital solutions through;

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Machine Learning
  • Smart Applications (Apps) 

If you’re interested in working with Life Sciences Hub Wales to better understand NHS needs and match solutions to those priorities, we want to hear from you. Please submit your proposals / thoughts here today: Innovation Portal

Social Isolation and Loneliness 

We’re looking to engage with organisations that can deliver innovative solutions during the current COVID-19 pandemic that can:

  • Prevent or alleviate the effects of loneliness and isolation in the community
  • Signpost and connect health and social care services to isolated members of the community
  • Remotely monitor the health and wellbeing of isolated members of the community

If this is something you can help with, please contact us today: Innovation Portal

We are currently receiving a high volume of queries from businesses offering their services to support NHS Wales with the challenges associated with Coronavirus. We are processing them as quickly as possible and in line with the specific needs of NHS Wales at this time. All offers of support receive our full attention and a member of the team will contact you soon. Thank you.

For all non-medical offers of support…

If you would like to suggest supporting NHS Wales in any other way, please contact us via this Enquiry Form.


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