Six companies selected to improve local health services

A project to improve health services in Swansea, Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot through the better use of patient records and data has received funding from a new multi-million pound Welsh Government programme to promote the research and development industry.

The three-year Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Catalyst Programme, also funded by the Technology Strategy Board, aims to boost the research and development industry, increase commercialisation of new technologies and create jobs and wealth.

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board in partnership with the College of Medicine, Swansea University has received £800,000 funding towards their £950,000 project.