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  • Scientists at the University of Birmingham, UK, are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  AMD is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world.  Its prevalence is increasing dramatically as the population ages and it is estimated that, by 2020, there will be about...
  • Rolls-Royce is set to be at the forefront of a £343m “revolution” in electric and hybrid planes, the Government has announced. The investment, made by government and industry for research and development and productivity improvements will “transform the future of civil aerospace” and “continue the UK’s status as a pioneering aerospace nation”. Rolls-Royce will work...
  • Science business Clinical Venture Services (CVS), based at Discovery Park, has pioneered a potentially life-changing trial which uses a device-based solution as an alternative to lifelong drug treatment for managing high blood pressure. The start-up company, which moved to Discovery Park last year, was  contracted by medical device company, ReCor Medical to run...
  • Construction work on the £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus is set to start on 2 July 2018 at Aberystwyth University’s Gogerddan campus near Penrhyncoch. The Innovation Campus will foster collaboration between business and academia, providing world-leading facilities and expertise for the food and drink, bio-processing and biotechnology sectors. The...
  • University of Birmingham spinout, Smart Antenna Technologies Ltd (SAT), has appointed James Li as General Manager for the company’s operations in China. James will be based at Smart Antenna’s new office and testing facility at the National Innovation Park in Suzhou, China. The company intends to have up to 50 people at the facility within 2 years.  The...