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Loughborough's HPC Midlands turns geo-data challenge into environmental planning tool

In partnership with HPC Midlands and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Germany), aerial mapping company Bluesky is exploring the power of supercomputers to process and deliver 3D images for a range of environmental applications. 

LUSEP tenant DFTL scoops water industry Oscar

Dynamic Flow Technologies Limited – based on Loughborough University’s Science and Enterprise Parks (LUSEP) – were amongst just six finalists for the Most Innovative New Technology of the Year title at the Water Industry Achievement Awards 2015 on 21 April. 

Innovation hub aims to deliver innovation and growth for Scotland's life sciences industry


BioCity Scotland, the country's largest business park and incubator space for life sciences companies, is to launch a public-private innovation hub which aims to massively grow Scotland's life sciences sector by teaming together with bio-pharmaceutical and big data companies, Scotland's 16 universities, NHS Scotland and Scotland's eight innovation centres.

Interactive training by Innovation Birmingham Campus-based e-learning company rolled out across 42 countries

Learning technology specialist GuyKat Solutions has moved into a larger office at the Innovation Birmingham Campus in order to double the size of its team to 12.

The company – established at the Innovation Birmingham Campus five years ago – produces tailored corporate training for delivery online.  The training is animated, interactive, self-paced and blends gaming elements with voice-led instruction and video.

Three new businesses launch at York Science Parks’ Springboard


York Science Park has recently welcomed three new businesses to its start-up space, Springboard.  Springboard is designed to provide a stimulating and flexible environment for early stage businesses whilst they become established and its latest residents comprise a company registration agent, a software company specialising in the education sector and a company providing innovative IT solutions and support for SMEs.

New Tenant Agalimmune Praises ‘DYNAMIC’ Discovery Park


A science company working at the cutting edge of cancer research is thriving after taking the decision to leave Cambridge and set up home in Sandwich.

Agalimmune was launched in April 2013 to explore the treatment potential of a new technology, discovered in the United States, to target and destroy cancer cells.

The business originally used a laboratory, leased by its parent company, Loxbridge Research, at Granta Park in Cambridge but ultimately found the location was holding back its work.

Loughborough University’s Advanced Technology Innovation Centre takes shape

Dignitaries from around the region gathered at Loughborough University on Thursday 26 March to celebrate the completion of the first phase of construction of the new Advanced Technology Innovation Centre. 

The Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) is the first new building to be developed as part of the expansion of Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks (LUSEP).

UK Space Agency joins forces with SETsquared


The UK Space Agency has joined forces with SETsquared - Europe’s top university business incubator programme - to help foster new innovations in space-related technology.

Bruntwood announces acquisition of the former BBC site

Bruntwood has announced that it has acquired the former BBC site on Oxford Road. Manchester from Realty Estates.  It is a key strategic acquisition which, with the company’s adjacent holdings, will comprise an 8 acre development site and will see Bruntwood consolidate its significant interest in Corridor, Manchester.

HM Treasury Praises Tax Insight for input into the HMRC Consultation on Improving R & D Reliefs.

It's always nice to end the week on good news and HMRC / HM Treasury have written to Maria Kitt today taking forward our recent input into the 2015 R & D Consultation. It is good to see HMRC sweeping through a number of uplifts to R & D reliefs complementing the creative sector and video game credits. The increase in R & D rates for both SME and large companies from 01 April 2015 will make a real difference to tech and research companies carrying out R & D.

In a 'letter' to Maria Kitt, HM Policy advisors thank us for our input and confirm: