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Tender: National Innovation Centres for Aging and Data


Newcastle University is constructing a new building called the catalyst building to co-host the National Institute for Aging and the National Institute for Data.

A tender to appoint a Contractor to provide Innovation Centre building management services and marketing support has now been published and can be read here.

Engine Shed celebrates 5th birthday and reflects on achievements to date

Engine Shed celebrated its fifth birthday with over 200 friends, tenants, and members, who gathered to hear its successes to date and plans for the future, including the announcement of UKRIC’s ‘living laboratory’ to be hosted on site, and speeches from Bristol Youth Mayors, Hannah Hier and Jack Pitt.

Jobs created in Leicestershire as firm switches entire operation from London

New jobs have been created in Leicestershire after specialist feedback firm We Love Surveys relocated the entire company from London to Loughborough at the start of this year. 

The start-up company had been based in London since 2006 but, 12 months ago, opened a second office at the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC), at Loughborough University’s Enterprise & Science Park. 

GVA becomes part of Avison Young

Avison Young has recently completed acquisition of UK-based GVA. Mark E. Rose, Chair and CEO of Avison Young, the global commercial real estate services firm announced on February 1, 2019 that it had closed the acquisition to establish Avison Young among the top five commercial real estate advisory businesses in the UK.

GVA brings to Avison Young a broad portfolio of national and international clients, including UK public institutions, multinational corporations, major space users, developers, owners, lenders and investors.

Sci-Tech Daresbury reports strong finish to 2018

Image: John Leake (left), Business Development Manager at Sci-Tech Daresbury and Aubrey Dunford, MD C-Major Medical

Leading science and innovation campus Sci-Tech Daresbury has reported another strong year of growth, having welcomed 26 new tenants on site in 2018.

Sci-Tech Daresbury continues to attract leading science and technology companies to the campus and the raft of new businesses means that the site is now home to around 140 companies.

Minerva teams up with Sci-Tech Daresbury to boost investment in North West start-ups

Minerva, one of the UK’s largest Business Angel networks, has joined forces with Sci-Tech Daresbury to encourage local entrepreneurs and investors to support the region’s start-up companies as Angel investors.

European space backing for Evince's revolutionary technology

Image: Dr Gareth Taylor, CEO of Evince at his NETPark base

AN INNOVATIVE technology company that could revolutionise the electronics market with its diamond-based electronic devices has won a €200k project with the European Space Agency (ESA) that could transform the way satellites are used in space.

Discovery Park scheme to inspire students and grow local skills base

A unique collaboration between academia and industry, providing hands-on scientific learning opportunities at Discovery Park for local teachers and students, opens a fresh chapter this evening with new sponsor Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU). The Community Lab at Discovery Park, a  thriving high quality science park playing a key role in the South East of England’s life sciences community, will help to inspire children into adopting scientific careers and grow the local STEM1 skills base.

technologywithin announces the appointment of Jon Seal as the new Managing Director

technologywithin announces the appointment of a Managing Director today, Jon Seal, who is currently Commercial Director for the organization.  He will lead the newly launched IT communications brand which offers managed Wi-Fi, superfast fibre internet, voice and CRM software solution services to the UK co-working, flexible workspace and commercial real estate sectors. 

Discovery Park kicks off 2019 with focus on business development

Discovery Park,  a  thriving high quality science park playing a key role in the South East of England’s life sciences community, has started 2019 with a strong focus on business development. As part of its ambitious plans for campus development, it is now seeking an anchor tenant for its world class 24,000 sq ft pilot scale manufacturing facility. Buying into the vision of the Park, the anchor tenant would play an important role in its development into a world leading centre of excellence in advanced manufacturing.