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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.

Pioneering chemical development firm makes £500,000 move to NETPark

From left, CEO Roy Valentine, NETPark Manager Janet Todd, Operations Director Stuart Penny, Business Durham's MD Brian Archer and Councillor Carl Marshall of Durham County Council.

A CUTTING edge chemical and research development company, whose work is contributing to medical discoveries across the world, is expanding into new premises at the North East’s premier science and technology park.

Discovery Park announces Chris Broom as Head of Business Development

Discovery Park, a park playing a key role in the South East of England’s life sciences community, has announced the appointment of Chris Broom as Head of Business Development. 

Annual Life Sciences Scotland Survey

The annual Life Sciences Scotland survey is designed for small, medium and large enterprises based in Scotland and in the business of commercialising a product or service in life sciences.

It takes just 3 minutes to complete and the results enable Life Sciences in Scotland to prioritise the information and peer insights and events available to Scottish businesses.

Please click here for further information

LUSEP start-up secures almost £1m investment for digital telecare company

Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) start-up Alcuris has secured almost £1m investment for its award-winning digital telecare platform.

Deep Branch Technology announced as part of Forbes 30 under 30 Manufacturing & Industry 2019

This week, Deep Branch Biotechnology founders Peter Rowe (28) and Rob Mansfield (27) were announced as part of Forbes’ European 30 Under 30 Manufacturing & Industry 2019. Their technology removes carbon dioxide directly from industrial emissions, converting it into nutritious protein that is used as an environmentally friendly alternative to soy or fishmeal in animal feed.

Warwick firm beats 1,200 global start-ups to international prize

Pictured (left to right): Dirk Schafer (University of Warwick Science Park), Alan Rock, Mohammed Hussain (both 3D Technologies), Jane Talbot (University of Warwick Science Park).

An innovative Warwick company, which has developed a revolutionary measuring device, beat more than a thousand global start-up tech firms to a major international prize.

MHRA Inspection success for Nottingham's Upperton Pharma Solution

Upperton Pharma Solutions’ new spray drying pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities at Nottingham Science and Technology Park have successfully passed inspection by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

Brexit IP Update

As a full service European IP firm, with offices in the UK, Denmark and Sweden, Potter Clarkson is well placed to deal with the IP implications surrounding Brexit. While the present uncertainty is unhelpful for many businesses, sooner or later the nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU will become clear.  In the meantime, we shall continue to provide our high-quality service, including strategic global advice and representation across all aspects of intellectual property.

National Renewable Certification Scheme relocates to Sci-Tech Daresbury

A NATIONAL certification scheme is set to relocate from London to a new headquarters based at The Innovation Centre at Sci-Tech Daresbury in Liverpool City Region.

MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) is a nationally recognised quality assurance scheme, supported by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). They certify the microgeneration technologies used to produce electricity and heat from renewable sources.