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UnitDx win 2018 OBN Award for Best Sector Support Organisation

Congratulations to UnitDx who received a prestigious OBN Award in front of an audience of over 250 life sciences industry leaders at the University of Oxford. The awards which are in their 10th year celebrate the best of UK life sciences from outstanding scientific innovation within biotech, medtech, digital, synthetic biology to the companies that support the industry and the fundraisers that make it happen.

Bidwells Research - "further period of opportunity for the UK’s science parks and campuses lies ahead"

A further period of opportunity for the UK’s science parks and campuses lies ahead, if, the country can capitalise on its potential, says Bidwells Research Director Sue Foxley. 

Wren Healthcare ready for take off after award of 'Care Quality Commission' Certification

Image: Iain Campbell, Wren Healthcare

Wren Healthcare has opened an office at Discovery Park with a range of services that will complement the site’s reputation as a leading collaborative space, which supports the complete journey science companies take to get new drugs to market.

XenoGesis opens new laboratories and offices at BioCity's Discovery Building

Image: Richard Weaver, XenoGesis

Leading DMPK/ADME provider, XenoGesis has celebrated the official opening of its new laboratories and offices at BioCity Nottingham’s state-of-the-art Discovery Building. 

The University of Warwick students who designed a new product - in their summer holidays

Four University of Warwick undergraduates made the most of their summer holiday – by designing a new product that could change the way electric motors are taught.

Sam Stephens, Diego Del Hoyo, Chathurya Manchanayake and Mike Cresswell spent a six-week summer internship with Wellesbourne-based engineering consultancy FluxSys via a programme run by the University of Warwick, funded by Santander.

MEPC lets over 40,000 sq ft in August at Silverstone Park

MEPC has successfully let a further 41,000 sq ft of commercial property at Silverstone Park in August after four more businesses – three of them operating in high tech engineering – chose to locate to the rapidly expanding business estate.

The latest lettings are expected to create more than 50 new jobs on site…

MSP sets sights on US for international life science investment in Manchester

Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) is targeting global life science companies in the US. A team from MSP led by Managing Director Tom Renn will be visiting Philadelphia and Boston to meet key contacts and prospects following the major announcement earlier this year that a world-leading precision medicine hub will be created in Manchester at its Citylabs campus.

Multi-million pound project will put Devon at the forefront of solving global enironmental and big data challenges

A £6.4 million initiative to boost Devon’s expertise in solving future global environmental and big data challenges has formally launched in Exeter - The Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab (Impact Lab).

Local authorities secure £1.2m for innovation challenge

Durham County Council and Blaenau Gwent Borough Council have launched a call for technology businesses to develop innovative solutions that can capture and analyse data to transform Local Authority service delivery. Development funding is provided under the GovTech Catalyst Fund scheme and the competition opens for applications on 24 September.

University of Bath and South Gloucestershire Council team up to buy Bristol & Bath Science Park

The University of Bath and South Gloucestershire Council have teamed up to successfully purchase the Bristol & Bath Science Park in a joint £18 million bid. The new owners will use their complementary strengths, expertise and networks to fully realise the Park’s potential as a centre of excellence for research and development across the region.

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