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University’s business incubators spotlighted for help to brewing industry entrepreneurs

 

University’s business incubators spotlighted for help to brewing industry entrepreneurs

Discovery Park & Pfizer UK hosting sell-out UK MMIP Annual Conference 2019

The sell-out UK Manufacturing Medicines Industry Partnership (MMIP) Annual Conference is taking place at Discovery Park today. Hosted by Discovery Park and Pfizer UK, Medicines Manufacturing Excellence in the UK is focused on securing the future of the industry via activities such as digital transformation and skills development. With plans to become a centre of excellence in advanced manufacturing, these are issues of strategic importance for the Park. 

Two organisations urging businesses to attend Venturefest West Midlands

 

Caption: Paula Deas, operations director at the CWLEP

Two of the area’s leading business organisations are among the major sponsors of a Midlands event which brings together entrepreneurs and businesses to support growth through innovation.

Successful University of Warwick Science Park businesses are celebrated as they prepare for new ventures

The success of two businesses supported by the University of Warwick Science Park is being celebrated as they prepare for the next chapter of their business ventures.

Evolyst and We Are Digital have been based at the Innovation Centre on Gallows Hill since their inception.

Oxford Biomedica named as winner of The Oxford Science Park Innovation Award 2019

Its work on life-changing treatments for serious diseases has earned Oxford Biomedica, a leading gene and cell therapy group, The Oxford Science Park Innovation Award 2019. Given as part of the Oxfordshire Business Awards, it recognises the company as the sole manufacturer of the gene therapy vector used in the ground-breaking leukaemia treatment Kymriah®, which was launched in 2017.  This is the fourth year that The Oxford Science Park, one of the UK’s leading parks for science and technology companies, has sponsored the Innovation Award.

Minerva Business Angel Network and Sci-Tech Daresbury host pitching event for North West start-ups

Minerva Business Angel Network returns to Sci-Tech Daresbury for the second event in the new collaboration aimed at boosting angel investment within the North West business community.

Minerva, one of the UK’s largest angel networks providing access to investment for emerging tech businesses, first joined forces with the leading science and innovation campus in January this year to support the region’s start-up companies.

University of Birmingham experts could help NASA's Mission to Mars

NASA scientists and astronauts will visit the University of Birmingham to discuss how drug discoveries in NHS patients could reduce brain pressure during space travel to allow them to go beyond the Moon.

Nick Sturge awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List

On Friday 7th June, the Cabinet Office announced that Nick Sturge is to receive an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The citation reads “Director, Engine Shed. For services to the digital economy.”

Commenting on his award, Nick said:

3M BIC appoints new CEO

Sue Cooke has taken over as the successor of Professor Liz Towns-Andrews, the mastermind behind the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre (3M BIC) in Huddersfield, as she steps down to focus on her role within the University of Huddersfield.