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10th Convergent Technologies Showcase & Conference - Clydebank

10th Convergent Technologies Showcase & Conference

Healthcare & Industry: challenges and opportunities - past, present, future: an opportunity for the NHS, universities and industry to explore partnerships in health innovation

Wednesday 27th May 2015, The Beardmore Hotel & Golden Jubilee Hospital, Clydebank

Main Event Sponsor: Marks & Clerk

Keynote Speaker - Dr Kevin Fong

PraxisUnico & RCUK Impact Awards opens for entries.

The Impact Awards from RCUK and PraxisUnico reward and recognise knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals who have excelled in enabling and facilitating the achievement of impact from the outcomes of research.

PraxisUnico and the Research Councils are working together to facilitate the sharing of best practice, and to acknowledge and celebrate the work that Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC) professionals do in enabling impact from UK research organisations.

The Impact Awards for KEC Professionals:

Leading scientists back Absolute Antibody

Products from a Teesside life sciences company could help to save millions of dollars currently being wasted in research projects, according to some of the world’s leading scientists.

Wilton Centre-based Absolute Antibody, which manufactures antibodies to be used in biomedical research, has had its production methods endorsed by over a hundred specialists in its field.

Two Key Appointments at Northern Ireland Science Park

Two high profile appointments have been made at the Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) to grow the scale and impact of its work throughout the province and further afield.

MIRA Technology Park Announces Site Expansion and Progress Towards 2,000 Jobs Vision

 

MIRA Technology Park – the 1.75 million sq ft Enterprise Zone in the Midlands – today announced that it will expand in size, following a speech made by the Prime Minister and Chancellor this morning.

One of MIRA Technology Park's new multi-tenant Technology Centres.

London Enterprise Festival - Register Now

LEFThe London Enterprise Festival​ curates world-class discussion, debate and insight from global business leaders on topical industry themes, to connect and inspire local entrepreneurs.

Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Breaking Free Group named as a West Midlands winner of the Great Faces of British Business competition

 

Breaking Free Group; a digital healthcare business based at the Innovation Birmingham Campus, has been named as a West Midlands winner of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ (BIS) Great Faces of British Business competition.  

RCUK and PraxisUnico Impact Awards for KEC Professionals Opens for Entries

 

RCUK and PraxisUnico are delighted to announce their collaboration on the Impact Awards 2015, celebrating the outstanding work of Knowledge Exchange, Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Teams (KEC) across the UK, which opens for entries today.

Waikato Tenant Applauded for Using Technology to Grow Company’s ‘Golden Goose’

New Zealand knows how to produce large amounts of animal protein cheaply.

We excel at it and Waikato company Dairy SolutioNZ and its chief executive Derek Fairweather are leading the country in exporting this knowledge across the globe.

It was, he said, the biggest opportunity for New Zealand in terms of the knowledge economy.

“What knowledge that we have that is really valuable? That knowledge is how to turn grass into protein. We do that better than anyone in the world.”