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University of Birmingham spinout appoints General Manager for China Office

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. 

Engine Shed on Tour students go back to primary school

On Tuesday 10th July, students from Merchants Academy in Withywood, Bristol, visited their feeder school, Merchants Primary School, to share the films they created on their day with Engine Shed on Tour visiting Hargreaves Lansdown and Future Space.

Silverstone Park developer MEPC appoints Gaia Innovation to launch skills pilot project

Image shows l-r: Diane Fisher, Business/Careers Leader & Scott Wade, Deputy Headteacher, Kingsthorpe College; Roz Bird, Commercial Director, Silverstone Park; Julia Muir, CEO, Gaia Innovation; Neil Patterson, Principal, Silverstone UTC; Andy McGinnes, Headteacher & Pete Roberts, Deputy Headteacher, Buckingham School.

Solihull company adds new service to aid growth

Caption: Janet Bunch from the Blythe Valley Innovation Centre (left) with Lindsay Barnett from MCP Consulting Group

An international consultancy firm based in the West Midlands has added an extra service to support its SME clients.

Collaboration drives £17.3m boost for Sci-Tech Daresbury companies

Pictured: Jan Rogers, Arcis Biotechnologyread their case study here

The collaborative culture at Sci-Tech Daresbury has driven a £17.3 million boost for companies operating at the award-winning science and technology campus. 

Engine Shed partners with RWA Exhibition on two STEM workshops

In July, Engine Shed is hosting two events in collaboration with an exhibition at the RWA and Centrespace Gallery, Bristol. ‘The Heart of the Matter’ exhibition is led by bio-engineer Dr Giovanni Biglino with Dr Andrew Shearn and exhibition producer, Anna Ledgard.

Minister of State Sam Gyimah MP opens new Schrodinger Building at Oxford Science Park

The state-of-the-art Schrödinger Building at The Oxford Science Park, one of the UK's leading parks for science and technology companies, was opened yesterday by Sam Gyimah MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation.

Alert Technology among first awarded Innovate UK Loan

Congratulations to Discovery Park tenant Alert Technology Ltd (ATL) ,one of the first companies to be awarded one of the brand new innovation loans from Innovate UK.

Bespoke learning solutions provider set to expand pipeline of young talent for the tech industry

Digital Native UK, one of the latest companies to join the thriving Innovation Birmingham Campus, has entered a new phase of growth to expand its bespoke learning and development solutions and widen the range of individuals getting into the tech industry. 

Learning Labs crowned national Cool Initiatives Education Challenge winners landing £10k prize

Language learning technology start-up Learning Labs has been awarded £10k for winning the Cool Initiatives Education Challenge 2018. The competition was organised by Cool Milk, the largest national provider of milk into UK schools.