New ultra-high quality gold nanoparticles developed by Cambridge Science Park tenant Innova Biosciences are set to make assay development a lot simpler as well as improving the sensitivity of immunoassays.
Gold nanoparticles are used in many applications such as lateral flow point-of-care assays, microscopy, flow cytometry, Raman spectroscopy and dynamic light...
Plans to significantly increase office and laboratory space at Sci-Tech Daresbury have moved a step closer after the science and innovation campus bought a 12-acre site adjacent to its main campus.
Up to 220,000 sq ft of new office and laboratory space is planned for the new site, including the construction of up to six new buildings.
Preparatory works to delivering...
The continued success of technology-based sharing businesses such as Airbnb, Rentmyitems and Zipcar has forced the government into launching an independent review of this rapidly expanding economy.
The business model helps people share their property, time and skills, from carpooling to house swapping to time sharing.
It is estimated that 25% of UK adults are sharing...
The government has allocated £4 million to a new competition designed to help UK small businesses in the cyber security sector to grow, collaborate and develop new solutions to tackle cyber threats.
The competition will be run by Innovate UK, which will award funding to the firms with the best ideas.
Business Secretary Vince Cable said: “The growth of the cyber...
Design Council to speak at new cleantech event
20 October 2014, 5.45-7.30pm, Gateshead Quays
Ellie Runcie, Design Council's Director of Future Programmes, has been confirmed as a speaker at a new cleantech event held by Northumbria University and Tharsus.
This free-to-attend evening event, created for anyone developing or seeking to develop new products, will...