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  • The British public has chosen how to prevent the rise of resistance to antibiotics as the challenge for the Longitude Prize 2014. The aim of the £10 million prize fund is to find a way to stop the rise of resistance to antibiotics within five years. The challenge is to create a cost-effective, accurate, rapid, and easy-to-use test for bacterial infections...
  • A new guide that sets out the full range of access to finance options for start-ups has been launched. The Business Finance Guide guide, produced by the British Business Bank and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), sets out the full range of debt and equity finance options for businesses, from start-up to listing on the stock exchange....
  • OxyMem (www.oxymem.com), a University College Dublin spin-out company, is delighted to announce that it has won the first Water Innovation SME Award in Europe for Membrane Technologies. The Award was presented to the company at the Water Innovation Europe 2014 conference, organised by WssTP, and held last week in Brussels, Belgium. WssTP (Water supply and sanitation...
  • University College Dublin’s TEDxUCD 2014 event, organised and managed by the UCD Innovation team at NovaUCD, took place recently in the UCD Dramsoc Theatre. The videos of the 9 TEDxUCD 2014 talks have been uploaded onto the TEDxTalks YouTube channel and are now available to view via the following playlist. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiucs4k2NaQ&list=...
  • A transplant surgeon from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh has scooped first prize of £15,000 in the Edinburgh BioQuarter Innovation Competition for his potentially ground-breaking invention to help improve the success of liver transplant surgery. The winner, Ian Currie, a consultant transplant surgeon at NHS Lothian and honorary senior lecturer at the University of...