A leading supplier of medical equipment has chosen Watford as the home of its European expansion programme, creating new jobs and further boosting the county’s global reputation for leading the field in bio-technology.

Baylis Medical, which supplies interventional cardiology and radiology products is officially opening its new office at Croxley Green Business Park early next month.

The company is the latest to tap into Hertfordshire’s position at the heart of the life sciences Golden Research Triangle (Oxford-Cambridge-London).

Company President Frank Baylis said the office would bring new opportunities for Baylis Medical: “The Golden Triangle is a hub of bio-tech activities, and we are looking forward to tapping into the local expertise as we continue to expand our presence. We will be looking to recruit more members to our team in the near future.”

Hertfordshire LEP Deputy Chair Peter O’Gorman, who is Director of the Watford and West Herts Chamber of Commerce said: “Congratulations to Baylis Medical on the opening of its expanded office.”

“We are pleased that the company has chosen Watford as the home for its European operations. The company’s portfolio of products, ranging from cardiology to radiology, is a great addition to our life sciences community, and we are confident that Watford is the best place for Baylis Medical to continue to grow its business.”