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Member News

Member News

Pentland Science Park Company PC Biopharm in major collaboration targetting blood cancers

 

Scottish Enterprise will contribute £2.7m via a ‘seek and solve’ grant to fund pre-clinical activities    

Green light for latest Sci-Tech Daresbury Expansion

One of the UK’s leading science and innovation campuses, Sci-Tech Daresbury, has received planning permission from Halton Borough Council for its next phase of development.

The development, called Project Violet, will see the construction of two buildings providing 12,000 sq ft each and one building providing 18,000 sq ft. The buildings will be three storeys high, situated at the gateway of the campus on Innovation Way.

Landmark Joint Venture at Cambridge Science Park

Trinity College and Tus Park, the science park development body of Tsinghua University, have agreed a £200 million joint venture that will catalyse a new phase of renewal and investment in Cambridge Science Park.

Engine Shed receives visit from Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, Visits Engine Shed for Start-Up Hub Roundtable

Engine Shed tenants and SETsquared members, from technology firms developing driverless car technology to cutting edge 5G mobile networks, are among the companies helping to make the South West one of Britain’s start-up hubs, according to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss.

NETPark based aXenic engaged with North East Applications Cente of Excellence

aXenic is a leading supplier of ultra-high speed optical modulators for 100GHz and beyond. Based on their unique and mature Gallium Arsenide technology, aXenic, manufactures and markets highly competitive products for High Speed Communication applications. Offering superior performance in demanding markets such as Test and Measurement Equipment and Aerospace, especially Satellite Communications. 

EdTech specialist partners with Innovation Birmingham to provide region's entrepreneurs with new self-development tool

Specialist EdTech start-up Enploy has joined forces with Innovation Birmingham, the leading location for the region’s digital tech community, to bring together the region’s most established support system for entrepreneurs with a brand new online entrepreneurship diagnostic tool.

Minerva Business Angel Network has a new man at the helm

An angel investment organisation, which has pumped £8.5 million into more than 65 companies in the Midlands, has a new man at the helm.

 The Minerva Business Angel Network, operated by the University of Warwick Science Park, has six syndicates across the region and, together with direct investment, has helped to lever an additional £25 million into start-up and early stage companies.

Government space chief heads up North East conference

Industry leaders from across the UK will be heading to the North East for a conference designed to help businesses capitalise on the growing, multi-million pound space sector.

Graham Turnock, CEO of the UK Space Agency, the Government agency responsible for the UK’s civil space programme, and Stuart Martin, CEO of the Satellite Applications Catapult, are just two of the speakers on March 22 who will be telling the region’s business owners how they can tap into the burgeoning market.

Allia issues over £250 million in bonds to support charities and impact ventures

More than a quarter of a billion pounds has been raised by Cambridge not-for-profit Allia – with half that sum (£125 million) being issued in 2017 alone. Finance raised over the years is helping to tackle global and local issues such as unemployment, climate change, social exclusion and affordable housing.

Exeter Science Park to host "Building a Lean, Mean Business Machine" with Chris Lorimer

Building a Lean, Mean Business Machine – with Chris Lorimer  at The STEMM Cell