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  • The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) is seeking innovative applications of synthetic biology for defence and security. Synthetic biology is an emerging, multidisciplinary research area that includes engineering, bioscience, chemistry and information technology. CDE funds research that could lead to a cost-...
  • The government has published draft legislation introducing new measures to support smaller businesses access the finance they need to grow, including helping them seek out alternative lenders if the big banks turn them down for loans. The draft legislation, being introduced via the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill, will mean banks that reject loan...
  • Family owned company, Lanes Health, based in Gloucester provides health and wellbeing products to supermarkets, pharmacies and health food stores. The company have a wide range of branded herbal medicines, supplements and natural products, as well as contract manufacturing OTC medicines for third parties. Some of the brands that Lanes Health manufacture and market...
  • A national competition to find the UK’s most innovative low-carbon entrepreneurs is now open. Energy and petrochemical giant Shell is calling on SMEs with big ideas on reducing carbon emissions to enter its Springboard programme for the chance to win a no strings attached cash award. Eighteen successful applicants will be shortlisted for two regional finals, meeting...
  • Nottingham-based Patricell is poised to grow in the UK and Europe with the appointment of Carla Stemate, who joins as Sales Executive. Patricell, which provides immunology and biotech products to research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and universities, works directly with the producers and manufacturers, eliminating the margins of middlemen, to deliver a...