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Begbroke Science Park company initiates clinical trial of prenatal test for Down’s syndrome

Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), the molecular genetics company, has announced it is initiating a clinical trial of a new non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) for Down’s syndrome. 

It’s microarray technology has significant advantages over other methods, reducing waiting times for results and costs. 

Kent SP's Abbaltis records record financial year

Biologically positioned company AbBaltis has recorded outstanding growth at the end of only its fourth financial year in business. Based on Kent Science Park, AbBaltis serves In Vitro Diagnostic market by offering innovative, reliable, and quality products. The company also supplies a wide variety of Disease State Plasma and Residual Clinical Samples to companies worldwide. 

UCD spin-out to market new Mobility and Falls Risk technology

Intel-GE Care Innovations™, a pioneer in connecting the care continuum to the home, and Kinesis Health Technologies, the University College Dublin (UCD) medical device spin-out company, announced today a partnership to market and distribute QTUG™, a Mobility and Falls Risk assessment technology.

The partnership focuses on helping the healthcare and senior living communities more proactively and aggressively prevent falls. QTUG™ is designed to give a more comprehensive view of an individual’s risk of falling.

Montessori Nursery School to come to Haverhill Research Park

A detailed planning application for a Montessori nursery school at Haverhill Research Park has been submitted by Jaynic Investments, the developer of the park, to St Edmundsbury Borough Council.  This follows an agreement to lease the facility to local nursery school operator Colourbox Montessori School Ltd. which currently has a nursery in Newmarket that has been consistently judged as Outstanding by Ofsted.

ComplianceControl Centre, used by Lanes Health, to gain efficiencies in managing GMP compliance requirements for its wide range of herbal medicinal products

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 include Olbas, Kalms, Quiet Life and GOPO.

MP at Kent SP praises SE "Economic Dynamo"

On Friday 19th September, Gordon Henderson - MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey - returned to Kent Science Park to take part in a question and answer session with local businesses. This was a general Q&A, inviting business owners to ask Mr. Henderson about anything affecting their business.

Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) strengthens team following strong growth period

Following a record period of growth, recently rebranded Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has added to its senior management team to oversee the continuing plans and strategy for Alderley Park, Cheshire and the core Manchester Corridor sites. 

BioVale to develop Yorkshire and the Humber’s bioeconomy, with the help of major investments.

BioVale has secured over £10m of investment to help develop the region as an international centre for bioeconomy innovation and development. The funding will be used to provide dedicated office and laboratory facilities and specialised training for bio-based industry. 

Sand Hutton Agri-Food Innovation Campus Director

DEFRA  is looking for an Innovation campus Director at Sand Hutton Agri-Food Innovation Campus.

To have overall responsibility for the operation and commercial development of the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus, York; a Defra owned science laboratory site housing the Food and Environment Research Agency and other public and private sector tenants.

The post holder will be the dedicated, on-site, senior management resource to oversee the operation and development of the Innovation Campus.