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Stevenage Bioscience Catalysts tenants, Ossianix sign agreement with Novo Nordisk

PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA: Ossianix, Inc. today announced a research collaboration and option agreement with Novo Nordisk to deliver therapeutic molecules in diabetes and other metabolic diseases across the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) to the brain.

Ocean Village Innovation Centre, Southampton reaches 92% occupancy

Image: A warm welcome from Stephen Deller, the centre manager at Ocean Village Innovation Centre, Southampton

A series of summer signings has seen an innovation centre for small-to-medium sized enterprises in the South record 92% occupancy.

Of the 70 offices at Ocean Village Innovation Centre, Southampton, just five are available.

The Art of Business - at Base Bordon Innovation Centre

ART OF BUSINESS: Celebrating the unveiling of commissioned artwork by illustrator Lydia Fee at BASE Bordon Innovation Centre in Bordon, East Hampshire, are, from left, Oxford Innovation’s managing director Jo Willett, Lydia Fee, Geoff Swatridge, Oxford Innovation’s centre development director, and Myf Plunkett, centre manager. 

Her illustrations grace banknotes and the passports of millions of people around the world.

Sensor City on IoT Korea mission


Sensor City executive director, Alison Mitchell, has been invited by Innovate UK to participate in an Internet of Things (IoT) delegation to South Korea next month.

Selected as a thought leader and IoT expert, Alison will be joining 15 UK, IoT focused companies from 9th – 15th September for the visit.

SETsquared set to contribute £26.9 billion to the UK economy and 22,000 jobs by 2030


The SETsquared Partnership, the global no.1 business incubation and start-up growth acceleration network, comprising five research-intensive universities: Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey, will contribute £26.9 billion to the UK economy by 2030, independent research undertaken by Warwick Economics and Development (WECD) has found.

Key findings from the report:

Loughborouh University SP's major deal

Major deal sealed with tech giant 

Innovative plans to create hundreds of jobs, and generate £1.6million for front-line County Council services have been unveiled by the Secretary of State for Communities the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, during a recent visit to the Midlands.

Leading software company, The Access Group, will be expanding its headquarters and moving into a new 100,000 sq. ft. office on the Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP).

MTJB Engineering annouces innovative versatile drone R&D project

MTJB Engineering, based at tech and science innovation hub Future Space in Bristol, has announced it is developing an innovative versatile drone.

Potter Clarkson's European expansion

As part of its expansion plans in the Nordic region, Potter Clarkson recently announced the opening of a new office in Copenhagen and its forthcoming move to larger premises in Stockholm. 

Headed up by Dr Benjamin Hoffmann, who trained as a Patent Attorney in the UK before moving to Denmark, the new office in the heart of Copenhagen will support Potter Clarkson’s existing and growing client base in the region. 

Domestic investors return to UK commercial property with 13% year on year growth


Domestic investors have increased their activity in the UK commercial property sector with the group accounting for 59% of all acquisitions to July, an increase of 12.9% year on year, according to UKSPA members Savills.

Nova UCD's new €6.5 million Development Project Expands Capacity to House Start-ups by 50%

New €6.5 million Development Project to Expand NovaUCD’s Capacity to House Start-ups by 50%

University College Dublin (UCD) has announced that NovaUCD, the University’s Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, is to expand its capacity to house early-stage start-ups by over 50% with a €6.5 million development project.