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Vacancy: Innovation Hub Manager - UEL (University of East London)

Innovation Hub Manager


Salary: £39,108 to £43,551 

per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Closing Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017

All Ireland Dublin GAA Stars Lend Support to Ireland’s GenoFit Research Study


Brother and sister Jack and Sarah McCaffrey are elite athletes, both having won an All-Ireland GAA medal playing football for Dublin this September.  

Is it genetics that has led to the siblings’ prowess in sport? That’s the type of question – not just for elite athletes but for people in general – researchers are trying to unravel in Ireland’s first large scale research study into the role of genetics on fitness and health.

New MD for Oxford Innovation


The UK’s leading operator of innovation centres, Oxford Innovation, announces Jo Willett as its new Managing Director in the same month as celebrating the company’s 30th anniversary. 

Discovery Park company awarded UK Biomedical Catalyst award


Centauri Therapeutics Ltd , a biotechnology company located at Discovery Park, Kent focused on the treatment of infectious diseases and cancer has been awarded up to £945,000 under Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) programme.

UWSP tenants ground-breaking DNA test

A former University of Warwick student has launched a ground-breaking DNA test for heart conditions that will help to save lives.

Coventry-based entrepreneur Abdullah Sabyah, who runs start-up company Rightangled, has been backed financially by NHS England through the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) and is being supported by the University of Warwick Science Park’s Business Ready programme to help bring the Heart DNA Test to market.

Exeter's entrepreneurs and academics solving the world energy crisis


Pioneering research at the University of Exeter into solving the world’s energy crisis and improving energy efficiency has been presented to delegates at the first in a series of talks; The STEMM Cell @ Exeter Science Park. 

Happy anniversary for University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre


A thriving innovation centre in Warwick is celebrating its 20th anniversary by taking its very high occupancy levels to the maximum.

The University of Warwick Science Park’s Warwick Innovation Centre has always enjoyed high occupancy, being between 85 per cent and as high as 99 per cent occupancy at times over the last 20 years.

Loughborough University SP company expands


Major investment sees Interface Polymers expand operations at Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park 

Interface Polymers has just closed a £2m investment round led by private capital investment group 24Haymarket to advance its unique Polarfin® copolymer additive technology.

Polarfin® additives modify the surface properties of the world’s most commonly used plastics enabling adhesion between otherwise incompatible materials.