Healthcare Technology Centre

We bring together partners in academia, NHS and industry to help translate innovative ideas into novel solutions that can be adopted in health and care. The aim has been to support economic and job growth, while helping to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Wales.

HTC & Ventilo Medical

We collaborated with Ventilo Medical on a R & D project that evaluated a new trauma tube design, and developed and validated new process methods and prototypes.

HTC & Homeglow Products

We collaborated with Homeglow Products on a project that explored the physical and mental benefits of the B-Warm heated seat warmer on vulnerable older adults.

HTC & ProColl

We collaborated with ProColl on a project that helped to generate initial cell-based data, whilst simultaneously performing a comparison of ProColl’s human procollagen, the bovine acid-soluble collagen and the bovine single alpha chain collagen.


HTC, ATiC and Energist Medical

We collaborated with Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre and Energist Medical Ltd on a R&D project that assisted the development of the company's NeoGen Plasma Technology, which is a non-invasive method for treating chronic acne.

HTC & Univarsity

We collaborated with sport-tech start-up, Univarsity, on a three month R&D project that helped to develop an understanding of sports inclusion and participation at universities which supported the product development and successful funding applications. 

HTC & Copner Biotech

We provided Copner Biotech with ‘wet lab’ and academic support in the form of sterilisation and cellular toxicity testing which has led to the generation of an in vitro data set relating both the appropriate choice of sterilisation method and the toxicity profile of 3D cell scaffolds.

HTC & Zimmer & Peacock

We completed a three-month R&D collaboration with the medical sensors and diagnostics company Zimmer and Peacock, who carried out the transfer of information regarding immobilization of adapters for the development of screen printed sensors.

HTC & Phyto Quest

We collaborated with Phyto Quest through fundamental research and clinical trials in order to approach pharmaceutical companies for adoption that supported evidence of therapeutic benefits of specific imminosugars.