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RCUK and PraxisUnico Impact Awards for KEC Professionals Opens for Entries


RCUK and PraxisUnico are delighted to announce their collaboration on the Impact Awards 2015, celebrating the outstanding work of Knowledge Exchange, Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Teams (KEC) across the UK, which opens for entries today.

Waikato Tenant Applauded for Using Technology to Grow Company’s ‘Golden Goose’

New Zealand knows how to produce large amounts of animal protein cheaply.

We excel at it and Waikato company Dairy SolutioNZ and its chief executive Derek Fairweather are leading the country in exporting this knowledge across the globe.

It was, he said, the biggest opportunity for New Zealand in terms of the knowledge economy.

“What knowledge that we have that is really valuable? That knowledge is how to turn grass into protein. We do that better than anyone in the world.”

Marks & Clerk Opens New Office on the Harwell Campus near Oxford

Marks & Clerk are pleased to announce the opening of a new office on the Harwell Campus, a major centre for research and development, particularly in ‘big science’, located 15 miles south of Oxford (UK).

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Blueberry Therapeutics sign up to ComplianceControl Centre

Blueberry Therapeutics, a modern drug discovery and development company based at Alderley Park, Cheshire have signed up to ComplianceControl Centre (CCC). Blueberry Therapeutics have extensive knowledge and experience in developing drugs from the concept stage, through regulatory approval, clinical proof of concept and beyond.

Eurostars - Collaborative R&D Funding for SMEs

If you are a small or medium-sized UK business looking to tackle a large R&D project, you may be able to access funding through the Eurostars programme.

Spark Impact Reaches Deal Milestone

Biomedical investor SPARK Impact has made its 101st transaction into healthcare companies across the North West.

Since the start of December, SPARK Impact, manager of The North West Fund for Biomedical, has invested a further £1.4m in follow on funding to its existing portfolio companies. It has also invested more than £300,000 into pioneering and high growth new companies developing innovative services and technologies.

Coventry-based Genesis Technical Systems mBondT Passes Live UK Trial with Flying Colours

Successful WarwickNet trial sees pioneering copper technology mBond™ enhance broadband speeds for businesses

Genesis Technical Systems has today announced that its revolutionary copper bonding solution mBond™ has delivered significant increase in bandwidth in a trial on the live network with UK-based enterprise broadband service provider WarwickNet. The six month trial saw mBond™ dramatically enhance upload and download speeds for the WarwickNet customer.

Closing Soon: Grant to Train Engineering Employees

Last month, the government launched a new funding programme to support England’s SME engineering firms. Entitled Employer Ownership: Improving Engineering Skills in Smaller Companies, the grant is available to any small or medium-sized business in England which employs people in engineering occupations. Its aim is to help companies grow and become more productive through investing in the skills of its current and future engineers.

Occupancy at Discovery Park Increases as the Thriving Enterprise Zone Attracts Two Major Energy Companies to the Park

Discovery Park is celebrating the arrival of its latest tenants as it symbolises that the park is now at 54 percent occupancy. DONG Energy, a world leader in offshore wind, and National Grid, an international electricity and gas company, have both joined the growing tenant community at Europe’s largest science and technology park.