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Significant Letting at Wilton Centre

Medical manufacturing company Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has taken 15,000 sq ft of space at The Wilton Centre in Redcar.

The move represents one of the 75-acre science park's most significant lettings with the business taking two floors at the site.

It also follows Faraday Training Group taking 36,000 sq ft at the Wilton Centre earlier this year.

"This is great news for Fujifilm, the Wilton Centre and the whole of Teesside, with the expansion of a world leading company in the region," said Steve Duffield, site director at the Wilton Centre.

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Imperial draws in leading life sciences innovators


A leading US life sciences firm has doubled its presence in the UK by locating at Imperial College London’s White City Campus in west London. 

Innovation Birmingham Campus duo top global Digital Leaders award list


Innovation Birmingham Campus start-ups, Kaido and Quickcode Labs, have been announced as two of just three West Midlands businesses to top this year’s global Digital Leaders DL100 list.

Good resins for Blue Gee success


A well-respected firm acquired by a 21-year-old entrepreneur has won a major distribution contract for its boat repair kits following support from a business innovation centre in south Hampshire.

Phase two of the Thames Valley Science Park given outline planning consent


Outline planning consent has been granted for the second phase of the Thames Valley Science Park. 

Wokingham Borough Council approved the plans for the development of the remaining 600,000 square foot of the total 800,000 square foot site last week (26 April). 

The University of Reading, who owns the Science Park, put forward conceptual plans for approximately 15 further buildings to be developed as and when required over a 20 year period.

Coventry Company is Revolutionising Keyhole Surgery Procedures


A Coventry company which has developed an innovative device that is revolutionising keyhole surgery is entering its third phase of development.

Cipher Surgical is now moving forward with the next evolution of its OpClear technology to make it available in even more medical procedures.

THEYA Healthcare Founder Named as a 2017 EY Entrepreneur of The Year Finalist


Ciara Donlon, founder and CEO of THEYA Healthcare, (www.theyahealthcare.com), which designs and manufactures healthcare garments, has been named as a finalist in the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of The YearTM (EOY) programme.

A total of 24 finalists have been selected across three categories – emerging, industry and international – with Ciara Donlon shortlisted in the emerging award category.

PraxisUnico Announce the finalists of the Impact Awards


Nine projects and five volunteers have been shortlisted in PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards for 2017. The Impact Awards for KEC Professionals continues to celebrate the achievements of KEC professionals and our volunteer community in delivering and developing best practice across the sector.

The Finalists:

KEC Partner of the Year


  • Heriot-Watt University – Renishaw
  • University of Huddersfield – Machine Tool Technologies Ltd (MTT)
  • University of Liverpool - Tate