Engine Shed opened its doors to over 100 invitees on 23rd January with an event to mark its 4th anniversary, which focused on the launch of new projects, and a reflection on its successes so far.
Leading figures from the worlds of engineering and business have praised the Silverstone Technology Cluster’s first Annual Conference for opening up a new world of opportunity for high-tech companies inside the region.
Accelerate@Babraham is supported by AstraZeneca, MedImmune, One Nucleus, and RxCelerate.
A new bio-incubator and life science accelerator capability has been launched at the Babraham Research Campus. Accelerate@Babraham is designed to support the earliest stages of new life-science ventures, by providing easy-access laboratory and office space, (the ‘bio-incubator’) together with supporting programmes of business, science, finance and entrepreneurial mentoring (the ‘accelerator’) provided by strategic partners.
Four major public sector organisations have come together behind a new plan to develop Edinburgh BioQuarter.
The five-year collaboration agreement sees the City of Edinburgh Council joining NHS Lothian, Scottish Enterprise and the University of Edinburgh as official partners at the health and science campus.
Alta Innovations Ltd, the 100%-owned technology transfer company for the University of Birmingham, announces it has changed its name to University of Birmingham Enterprise Ltd.
Under the new name, University of Birmingham Enterprise Ltd will carry on the operations of Alta Innovations, including IP, licensing, and the Academic Consultancy Service.
Menai Science Park, Anglesey (A wholly owned subsidiary of Bangor University) are currently recruiting a Managing Director for MSparc.
The government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper, published at the end of November 2017, set out a vision to build a Britain fit for the future, with the life sciences sector seen as essential to powering the economy in the post Brexit world.
Vanguard House, part of Sci-Tech Daresbury, has secured a series of new lettings which has taken the building in the Enterprise Zone to 100 per cent let.
Built in 2011, Vanguard House offers 36,000 sq ft of office and laboratory space providing high-quality accommodation for maturing businesses from both within the campus and through external lettings.
The new companies taking space in the building come from a range of sectors. They are:
• Avenista, Table Reservation & Table Management software solutions
A joint venture has been agreed between Cambridge Science Park (UK) and TusPark (China).
The agreement includes jointly building a state of the art Biohub facility at Cambridge Science Park which will provide labs and offices for early stage biotech and medtech companies as well as grow-on space for more established businesses.