Norwich ranked 4th in UK as 12 Norwich Research Park scientists feature in top 1% of world's most highly cited
17 June 2014
Figures announced this month from Thomson Reuters has placed Norwich as 4th city in the UK for the number or scientists ranked in the global list of the top 1% by publication citation.
With 12 scientists featuring in the list from across the Norwich Research Park - from The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of East Anglia and John Innes Centre - Norwich is placed fourth behind Cambridge, London and Oxford.
A sensor which raises the alarm if older people fall or have mobility problems is being developed by a business at the University of Warwick Science Park.
Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Majestic SEO has launched a groundbreaking specialist search engine to categorise the entire World Wide Web. Called ‘Topical Trust Flow’, the innovation has been seven years in the making and is the first of its kind to eradicate the need for manually categorised website directories.
Alison Haill, CEO and Managing Director of Oxford Professional Consulting brought the BSP International Business Seminar series to a close, sharing her secrets to speaking successful global English. With non-native English speakers expressing reluctance to do business with Brits, it is a topic that will continue to grow in importance.
On the 26th June, Kent Science Park invited almost 150 children from four schools in Swale to visit the park and enjoy an exciting and educational science show filled with fascinating experiments.
OxyMem (www.oxymem.com), a University College Dublin spin-out company, is delighted to announce that it has won the first Water Innovation SME Award in Europe for Membrane Technologies.
The Award was presented to the company at the Water Innovation Europe 2014 conference, organised by WssTP, and held last week in Brussels, Belgium.
As part of the International Festival for Business Science & Technology week, open innovation consultancy yet2.com, along with Unilever, is hosting a free event at Liverpool Science Park on 26 June 2014 to introduce the concept of open innovation portals to technology innovators, and how they can learn more about the technology needs of large companies and engage with them for potential collaborations.
Pupils from Oxfordshire schools visited Begbroke Science Park to attend the annual Nano Schools Day on 11 June 2014. Forty-four year 8 and 9 pupils from Wheatley Park, Wallingford and Larkmead Schools took time out of their normal day to discover the fascinating world of Nanotechnology.
Open Innovation is the key focus of a series of lectures and master classes which will be delivered by Professor Wim Vanhaverbeke, Professor of Strategy and Innovation, University of Hasselt, Belgium, as part of the upcoming InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme.
These events take place in Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and NUI Galway from 6-9 May 2014.