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Discovery Park chairman Martino Picardo shares insight at conferences

Science park leader to talk at UKSPA, Knowledge Exchange meeting & BioIntegrates

Welsh scientist’s sweet discovery could lead to new medicine

A Welsh scientist has discovered a potential new medicine from an extremely rare honey molecule.

Dr Robert Nash, a global leader in the field of phytochemistry, has found a special honey rich in a small and unusual molecule with very specific activity that appears to boost immunity and activate natural anti-tumour responses in the laboratory.

Gymshark and Innovation Birmingham set to lift the region’s small businesses once again

Following the success of the first #LiftYourBusiness campaign, leading Midlands-based sports fitness clothing brand Gymshark is now preparing to launch its next phase of business support for digital tech SMEs innovating in the West Midlands.

 

Kognitiv Spark expands global footprint with UK office at Sci-Tech Daresbury

Kognitiv Spark has announced the opening of their UK office at the national science and innovation campus of Sci-Tech Daresbury. The new office marks the beginning of an expanded global footprint for Kognitiv Spark, and the partnership will enable further product advancements and business growth.

New formula student car makes an entrance

Visitors to the MIRA Technology Institute (MTI) have been greeted by the sight of a unique driverless car currently situated in its lobby.

Oxford Bus Company and the Oxford Science Park form partnership as part of joint drive to improve connectivity

Oxford Bus Company and The Oxford Science Park have formed a partnership to strengthen the PickMeUp on-demand minibus service in the Eastern Arc of the city.

Global procurement services provider chooses Exeter Science Park for growth

Maistro Plc, the AI-powered procurement marketplace for services, has moved to Exeter Science Park.

The move will allow Maistro to continue to expand its team in 2019, following this year’s appointment of Chief Commercial Officer, Neale Pritchard, and the 2018 appointment of Chief Financial Officer, Ian Cleverly. Recruitment in 2019 will continue to focus on building the company’s business development and engineering teams.

Sciontech Officially Unveiled

Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter has announced its spin-out development company is to be officially branded as Sciontec Liverpool.

Based on the development company’s core purpose – Science, Innovation and Technology – Scion represents the replanting of a shoot to encourage growth, fitting perfectly with KQ Liverpool’s vision of creating a new world-leading innovation eco-system for the Liverpool City Region.

Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales Seeking to Grow Research Links Between Irish and Welsh Universities

Professor Peter Halligan, an internationally renowned psychologist and neuroscientist, and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Welsh Government, today delivered a keynote address at University College Dublin (UCD).

During his address Professor Halligan outlined the Welsh Government’s aim to maintain and grow its extensive research collaborations with Irish and European Union partners, including UCD, in order to continue to generate high impact research leading to future prosperity for all partners.

Heriot-Watt's GRID reaches new milestone

Heriot-Watt University’s new £19 million GRID reached a major milestone on 25 February.

Construction work on the state-of-the-art project has now been completed by the building contractors, Bowmer & Kirkland, allowing the university to progress onto its next phase.

Over the coming weeks, a host of cutting-edge technology including IT systems and a games studio will be installed in the building ahead of its formal opening this autumn.