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Cornwall Innovation games developer becomes industry leader


Award-winning games developer becomes industry leader thanks to Cornwall Innovation

A games development company has become an industry leader in the region after launching its business from a Cornwall Innovation Centre.

Hampshire becomes Nucleus for Innovation in Science and Technology

Thursday 19th November saw the first ever science and technology themed business event take place in Hampshire. Nucleus was created to support and encourage innovation in the County and to celebrate the achievements of those working here developing and taking to market ground-breaking new technologies. More than 200 people attended the event, which was hosted by the University of Southampton Science Park across three buildings.

Phision Therapeutics Wins University College Dublin’s 2015 Start-Up Award

Phision Therapeutics Wins University College Dublin’s 2015 Start-Up Award 

Developing novel small drug molecules to more effectively treat vision loss to prevent blindness associated with retinal disease

Phision Therapeutics, an early-stage life sciences venture, has won University College Dublin’s (UCD) 2015 Start-Up Award after being declared overall winner of this year’s UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme.

Creativity core to strengthening the Northern Powerhouse


Creativity needs to be a key part of the curriculum if we are to be a driving force in the Northern Powerhouse, according to business leaders.

The North West Business Leadership Team forum gathered to debate the importance of investment in training young people in both science and arts.

Spearheaded in the UK by the Cultural Learning Alliance, the movement is calling to add the ‘A’ (arts) in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to become STEAM.

Fareham Innovation Centre celebrates 80% occupancy


  • Fareham Innovation Centre to be 80% occupied from December 1st
  • 16 businesses on site, with 80 jobs created since launch eight months ago
  • 15 light-manufacturing workshops and 24 offices

A flourishing innovation centre in Hampshire has been given an early Christmas present - news that it will be 80% full from December 1st.

RWE npower to run Internet of Things incubator within Innovation Birmingham’s £8m iCentrum® building


RWE, with its UK subsidiary npower, has joined Innovation Birmingham in setting up a new initiative to drive innovation and open up a wealth of opportunities for tech start-ups, themed around the Internet of Things.

Imperial appointing Marketing & Community Manager

Marketing and Community Manager

Reporting to Head of Incubation

Job purpose

RWE npower set up IoT incubator at iCentrum

RWE and UK subsidiary npower has set up a new 2,500 sq ft Internet of Things incubator in Innovation Birmingham’s new £8m iCentrum building.

The RWE npower Internet of Things incubator will be energy focused, accelerating the growth of young businesses with a tech product or service offering in the markets of connected smart homes, intelligent energy and the internet of things marketplace.

Lasers, robotics and customisable walking aids lead the way in new competition to develop products for independent living

Laser-emitting shoes which help people overcome ‘freezing-of-gait’ and a Meccano-style walking aid kit are just two of the inventions being developed by companies in London and the south-east which could help people stay independent for longer as they get older or develop debilitating illnesses, according to Design Council and MedCity, the Mayor of London’s life sciences promotional organisation.