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Cornwall Innovation at Plymouth University graduates with sector-first award

 

Plymouth University has become the first higher education institution in the country to receive a national innovation accreditation in recognition of its support for small and medium-sized businesses in Devon and Cornwall.

Construction complete on £2.4m life science facility at BioCity Scotland

Construction work is complete on MediCity Scotland, a new £2.4m medical technology incubation facility at Biocity Scotland.

A total of 11,000 sq ft of office space and incubation workspace has been constructed through the refurbishment of a vacant building at the BioCity Scotland campus in Newhouse, North Lanarkshire.

Ziarco Chooses Discovery Park as base for New Drug Development

 

A biotechnology company is close to getting initial results of patient trials back for a range of new therapies for inflammatory and allergic diseases – with Discovery Park at the heart of its success.

Ziarco moved into Discovery Park in April, after an expansion that has seen the venture funded business grow from a team of four to 12, with five staff added since re-locating from its previous Canterbury base. It also calls on a number of external advisors when required.

Axol Bioscience re-locate to Chesterford Research Park to facilitate future growth

 

 

The stem cell disease model specialists join Chesterford’s Science Village community, taking space within the Park’s prestigious, ‘plug and play’ laboratory accommodation 

BOXARR receives £2m additional funding to support accelerating growth

New investment will extend product functionality, availability, service and support for the world’s largest manufacturers in the Aerospace and Defence industries

BOXARR, the world's leading provider of Interdependent Systems Management (ISM) software, has announced that it has received additional investment of £2 million which will be used to accelerate growth in the aerospace and defence industries.

Wilton Centre celebrates 40 years of innovation and excellence

 

Forty years after the Wilton Centre was officially opened in 1975, the Centre is reflecting on what has changed, and what has not, during that period.

 

Teesside company drives research into recycling roadside plants

 

Roadside verges may provide crucial chemicals that can be recycled for use in medical applications according to a research project being undertaken by a Teesside company.

TeeGene Biotech is undertaking in-depth research into plants and greenery from roadside verges that have been subjected to significant levels of air pollution from exhaust fumes.

Wilton Centre company on the verge of chemical breakthrough

Roadside verges may provide crucial chemicals that can be recycled for use in medical applications, according to a research project being undertaken by Wilton Centre-based TeeGene Biotech.

Working in partnership with the University of York and Johnson Matthey, TeeGene is undertaking research into plants and greenery from roadside verges that have been subjected to significant levels of air pollution from exhaust fumes.

Green nanoparticles set to tackle industrial slime

Researchers from University College Dublin (UCD) have identified a new, cost-effective and environmental friendly method of removing unwanted biofilms from industrial scale surfaces.

Biofilms are structures of micro-organisms that strongly adhere to and cover surfaces, which are in contact with water, in a slimy layer.

In addition to the significant economic and environmental costs of removing biofilms, biofouling of industrial processing equipment by biofilms has been shown to account for increased operational costs associated with pipeline blockages.