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CALIN presented at BioWales 2017


Professor Shareen Doak, Director of the Centre for NanoHealth at Swansea University and Dr Paul Galvin, Head of ICT for Health Programmes at Tyndall spoke about the CALIN project at the BioWales 2017 conference.

CALIN, a 4 year Ireland-Wales INTERREG project, was presented in a keynote talk at the BioWales conference earlier this month. The CALIN project connects SMEs with the HEI Centres of Excellence across both Wales & Ireland.

Prof. Shareen Doak presented the vision behind the CALIN project saying

“CALIN will support innovation and growth of SMEs to create new life science technologies to improve healthcare, addressing patient and societal needs. CALIN aims to promote a cross-border collaborative approach to innovation through sharing technologies and promoting knowledge exchange & transfer”

The project was officially launched in December 2016 and has 18 companies already signed up to R&D projects with 6 more in the pipeline and many more at the early discussion stage.

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  • EU Funds: Ireland Wales Programme 2014-2020
  • EU Structural Funds Ireland
  • Sputhern Regional Assembly
  • European Regional Development Fund