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Exeter start-up helps combat climate change


An Exeter start-up company is working with regional and national experts on a project aiming to help cut CO2 emissions in cities across the world.

Emtec has developed technology that is being used in a London-based pilot project with a fleet of 250 vehicles, measuring carbon dioxide emissions in order to help manage and ultimately reduce them.

Now Emtec has teamed up with The Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab (Impact Lab) in Exeter to gather more data and scale up the project to a global level. 

Harlow Science Park - work underway

Major works have begun at Harlow Science Park, ahead of construction in 2018. Two separate contracts have been let by Harlow Council for the enabling works.

Booming business means expansion at Culham Science Centre

In a visit to Culham Science Centre, Science Minister Sam Gyimah announced that the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) would be able to expand the site to create new facilities for companies working in fusion-related fields.

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Wolverhampton SP showcase at Business Expo


Businesses at The University of Wolverhampton Science Park will be showcasing their services as part of an expo later this month.

The open invite event aims to allow visitors to come and learn more about the broad range of business services offered at the park.

BioCity hosts Ada Lovelace Day to inspire the next generation of female STEM scientists

Forty-five girls who are students at three Nottingham high schools took part in an Ada Lovelace Day event at leading life sciences incubator, BioCity Nottingham, to learn about the opportunities of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  

UnitDx win 2018 OBN Award for Best Sector Support Organisation

Congratulations to UnitDx who received a prestigious OBN Award in front of an audience of over 250 life sciences industry leaders at the University of Oxford. The awards which are in their 10th year celebrate the best of UK life sciences from outstanding scientific innovation within biotech, medtech, digital, synthetic biology to the companies that support the industry and the fundraisers that make it happen.

Bidwells Research - "further period of opportunity for the UK’s science parks and campuses lies ahead"

A further period of opportunity for the UK’s science parks and campuses lies ahead, if, the country can capitalise on its potential, says Bidwells Research Director Sue Foxley. 

Wren Healthcare ready for take off after award of 'Care Quality Commission' Certification

Image: Iain Campbell, Wren Healthcare

Wren Healthcare has opened an office at Discovery Park with a range of services that will complement the site’s reputation as a leading collaborative space, which supports the complete journey science companies take to get new drugs to market.

XenoGesis opens new laboratories and offices at BioCity's Discovery Building

Image: Richard Weaver, XenoGesis

Leading DMPK/ADME provider, XenoGesis has celebrated the official opening of its new laboratories and offices at BioCity Nottingham’s state-of-the-art Discovery Building. 

The University of Warwick students who designed a new product - in their summer holidays

Four University of Warwick undergraduates made the most of their summer holiday – by designing a new product that could change the way electric motors are taught.

Sam Stephens, Diego Del Hoyo, Chathurya Manchanayake and Mike Cresswell spent a six-week summer internship with Wellesbourne-based engineering consultancy FluxSys via a programme run by the University of Warwick, funded by Santander.