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Prepare for the start-up revolution: Oxford Innovation launch partnership with University of Essex

University of Essex Registrar Bryn Morris with Oxford Innovation Commercial Director Gareth Scargill

Oxford Innovation is to deliver flexible workspace and support for up to 50 technology businesses in the soon to open £12m Innovation Centre at the University of Essex’s Knowledge Gateway research and technology park.

Free workshop in Portsmouth to help local business to reduce their carbon footprint

A free workshop on how small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Portsmouth region can reduce their carbon footprints and save money is to be held in the city.

The Carbon Trust will be teaming up with Portsmouth Technopole, to introduce the Green Business Fund, which provides free energy assessments, advice and funding for SMEs.

Barclays and Cranfield help entrepreneurs new aviation technology hub

From December, the co-working and innovation space – one of the first cross-industry collaborations to accelerate the development of AvTech – will open for ambitious entrepreneurs in industry to scale and grow. Residents will benefit from business advice and mentoring from Barclays experts and access to world-class specialists and facilities at Cranfield University.

M-Sparc is on a winning streak

M-SParc, Wales’ first dedicated Science Park, which opened on the 1st of March 2018 is on a winning streak!  In the past week, the project won Digital Construction Project of the Year 2018 at the Constructing Excellence National Awards, secured a new contract to establish an Enterprise Hub in partnership with Menter Mon, and organised and hosted the first Energy Summit for North West Wales celebrating the success of energy companies in the region.

North East SAINTS programme brings powerful space data to Earth

INNOVATIVE businesses in the North East are at the forefront of a new programme to capitalise on insightful data from satellites and earth based sensors and use it to tackle major problems facing businesses, governments and communities.

Coventry tech company wins contract with Ford Valencia

Caption: From the left, Jane Talbot (Venture Centre), Paul Markgraf (Coventry City Council), Fhon Supmak, Tom Stolarski and Ronnie Kelly (all OVST) 

University College Dublin partnering with Vodafone Ireland and Ericsson on a new 5G Accelerator Programme

Pictured (l-r) are Tom Flanagan, Director of Enterprise and Commercialisation, UCD; Max Gasparroni, Vodafone Ireland’s Interim CTO on a holographic call from Germany; John Griffin, Managing Director, Ericsson Ireland and Anne O’Leary, CEO, Vodafone Ireland. (Naoise Culhane Photographer).

University College Dublin partnering with Vodafone Ireland and Ericsson on a new 5G Accelerator Programme

 

Pictured (l-r) are Tom Flanagan, Director of Enterprise and Commercialisation, UCD; Max Gasparroni, Vodafone Ireland’s Interim CTO on a holographic call from Germany; John Griffin, Managing Director, Ericsson Ireland and Anne O’Leary, CEO, Vodafone Ireland. (Naoise Culhane Photographer).

Future Space supports start-up business with a mission to solve the elderly care crisis

Bristol start-up Service Robotics Ltd  has chosen tech and health innovation hub Future Space as its base as its base to continue its development of a robot companion service for the elderly in the UK to help them to live independently and alleviate loneliness. 

Head of property appointed as Exeter Science Park continues to grow

 

Image: Harvey Gardner, Head of Property at Exeter Science Park [Credit: Guy Newman, KOR Communications]

Exeter Science Park has appointed Harvey Gardner as Head of Property to develop and maintain its estate and property.