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Invest Newcastle showcasing the region’s life sciences strengths in Japan

Invest Newcastle is attending BioJapan as part of a UK delegation led by MedCity and supported by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA).

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst one of six new life science opportunity zones in UK

Nadhim Zahawi MP has announced that Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) has been successful in its application to become a Life Science Opportunity Zone. 

The assessment panel consisted of senior industry life science experts and senior government officials. In a letter to Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst Chief Executive Officer Dr Sally Ann Forsyth, the Minister stated: “l am delighted to tell you that your application has been successful. The panel were impressed by your plans to grow what is already a successful biomedical campus.”

100 young women set to take over BioCity

BioCity, the pioneering life science incubator and business collective is set to open its doors to one hundred young women from local schools on Tuesday 08 October 2019.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst strengthens Board

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) has announced the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) to its Board. Clare Terlouw, Head of Corporate Development at Syncona Investment Management Limited and Jon Green, Chair of One Nucleus, will be joining the SBC Board on 1st October 2019.

New centre to meet future challenges of agriculture industry

The future challenges facing the food industry, and how working with researchers can help overcome these issues, was discussed at the launch of the new

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  • Airbus Intelligence relocating to Space Park Leicester

    The University of Leicester is pleased to announce that Airbus plans to relocate their Leicestershire-based Earth Observation expert team to Space Park Leicester when their current lease expires.

    Sci-Tech Daresbury announes eight Gold Partners

    Sci-Tech Daresbury has appointed eight industry experts to provide support and business advice to the increasing number of businesses based at the Liverpool City Region campus.

    Grant Thornton, IBM, Marks & Clerk, Michael Page, RTC North, Slater Heelis and University of Liverpool are joined by new member Konsileo to sit as Sci-Tech Daresbury’s eight Gold Partners for 2019/2020.

    Birth of regional fintech cluster

    More than 60 businessmen and women attended a special fintech conference at Fareham Innovation Centre, near Fareham in south Hampshire. From left, Richard May, Innovation Director at Fareham Innovation Centre, which is home to 40 pioneering businesses, Roxana Andrusca, Managing Director, Business Bloom, Claire Dorrian, Head of London & Southern Region, UK Primary Markets and Capital Markets, London Stock Exchange, and Carl Churchill, Managing Director, NetPay.

    Mills & Reeve reveals 2019 Midlands’ innovation report

    A report ranking 50 of the Midlands’ most innovative businesses has been published today by Midlands-based law firm Mills & Reeve as part of its biennial ‘Innovation 50’ – a campaign that celebrates the region’s R&D royalty, industry groundbreakers and rising stars.

    The report, compiled by Mills & Reeve, highlights innovative success stories from across the region and features 50 businesses across five categories: Business intelligence and performance; Communication; Development and inclusivity; Healthier, safer lives and Place and environment.

    Bristol’s University Enterprise Zone gets £1.5m boost for biotech

    £100m government investment to back rising stars of science and innovative small businesses

    Research England has awarded £1.5 million to the University of Bristol towards developing a new state-of-the-art life sciences incubator with Unit DX, as part of its University Enterprise Zone [UEZ] programme.