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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.

Minerva Business Angels partners with Aston University and University of Birmingham Enterprise to launch new angel investor network for Birmingham

Aston University and University of Birmingham Enterprise have teamed up with Minerva, one of the UK’s largest traditional angel investor networks, to expand the funding opportunities available to start-up businesses in the West Midlands by launching a network of ‘business angels with insight’ for Birmingham.  

University College Dublin Partnering in New €4 million Psychoeducational Cancer Support Research Project

University College Dublin (UCD) researchers are partnering in a new, pan-European and multidisciplinary research project to evaluate which psychosocial and educational interventions are most effective in supporting people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers.

€760 million Raised by NovaUCD Supported Companies over the Last 15 years

Pictured are Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland and Tom Flanagan, UCD Director of Enterprise and Commercialisation.

Work underway on Science Park Building

Image: County Council deputy leader Byron Rhodes, front, right, with Professor Tracy Bhamra, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Enterprise) at Loughborough University signal the start of work on The Access Group's new HQ at the University's Science and Education Park . Also pictured, back, from left, are: Alistair McCallum, regional director, Wates Group, Evan Puzey, divisional marketing director for The Access Group, and Adrian Ceney, partner at Pick Everard

The Women in Leadership Report 2019


A research report published this month has identified several key themes to help UK businesses commit to addressing issues surrounding gender balance in leadership roles in 2019.