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Enploy: The EdTech start-up getting the West Midlands young talent work ready

Birmingham-based EdTech start-up company Enploy has pledged its support for the region’s young talent in a bid to get more people ready for the world of work by developing their entrepreneurial way of thinking.

The company, based at the Innovation Birmingham Campus, has kicked-off the initiative by launching its first six-week programme on 12th October, equipping 25 young people from Aston University and Sandwell College with a greater skillset to prepare for the start of their careers. 

Birmingham researchers pursue novel therapeutic targets for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A group of University of Birmingham research scientists has received a prestigious Innovators Award from US-based Kenneth Rainin Foundation to fund foundational research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). 

Marks & Clerk to partner with Cleantech Innovate 2018


Marks & Clerk to partner with Cleantech Innovate 2018

• Leading international intellectual property firm Marks & Clerk partners with clean technology showcase

• Partnership announcement ties in with patent prize draw for event finalists

Devon scientist reveals how her research led to a government ban on microbeads


A Devon marine biologist who influenced a government ban on microbeads in cosmetics to reduce sea pollution will be telling her story to The STEMM Cell delegates at Exeter Science Park.

Vacancy: Innovation Hub Manager - UEL (University of East London)

Innovation Hub Manager


Salary: £39,108 to £43,551 

per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Closing Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017

All Ireland Dublin GAA Stars Lend Support to Ireland’s GenoFit Research Study


Brother and sister Jack and Sarah McCaffrey are elite athletes, both having won an All-Ireland GAA medal playing football for Dublin this September.  

Is it genetics that has led to the siblings’ prowess in sport? That’s the type of question – not just for elite athletes but for people in general – researchers are trying to unravel in Ireland’s first large scale research study into the role of genetics on fitness and health.

New MD for Oxford Innovation


The UK’s leading operator of innovation centres, Oxford Innovation, announces Jo Willett as its new Managing Director in the same month as celebrating the company’s 30th anniversary. 

Discovery Park company awarded UK Biomedical Catalyst award


Centauri Therapeutics Ltd , a biotechnology company located at Discovery Park, Kent focused on the treatment of infectious diseases and cancer has been awarded up to £945,000 under Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) programme.