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Sector News

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Lab Innovations 2018 - the home of new laboratory product launches

Lab Innovations, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, will again host a range of laboratory introductions during the event at the NEC, Birmingham, on 31st October to 1st November.

UK's largest science and technology property partnership fomed between Legal & General and Bruntwood

Bruntwood and Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) have established a landmark 50:50 partnership to create the UK’s largest property platform dedicated to driving science and technology growth in regional cities.

The deal will see the two partners invest £360m of capital, property and intellectual assets into a new company, Bruntwood SciTech, with a business plan supporting the creation of 20,000 high value jobs.

Ireland's first ever satellite moves one step closer to launch into space

Pictured at UCD are; Joe Thompson, PhD student, UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering; John Halligan TD, Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development and Maeve Doyle, PhD student, UCD School of Physics. (Image: Colm Mahady, Fennell Photography).

CPD-certified conference program for Lab Innovations 2018

Lab Innovations, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, has announced the programme for its 2018 open conference streams, complementing its showcase of lab products, technologies and services. The laboratory industry is constantly evolving with new technologies, regulations and ways of working, and visitors can keep up-to-date with over 35 hours of CPD-accredited content.

West Midlands to become UK’s first large-scale 5G testbed

 

Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton to become 5G hubs after winning national competition

Lab Excellence Conference - Bristol on 18 September

LAB EXCELLENCE: BEST PRACTICE DESIGN, OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT 

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL - 18 SEPTEMBER 2018

UKSPA Will be supporting the next S-Lab conference at the University of Bristol which features a number  of contributions from UKSPA Members.

The programme includes:

Lab Innovations - The essential guide to greener more sustainable laboratories

Lab Innovations, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, will have a new focus this year on the increasingly important aspect of the “Sustainable Laboratory”.

Billion-pound backing for British innovation

 

Britain’s world-leading researchers and entrepreneurs will benefit from an additional £780 million to create the technologies of tomorrow.

Britain’s world-leading researchers and entrepreneurs will benefit from an additional £780 million to create the technologies of tomorrow, the Chancellor has announced (10 August 2018).

The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator: application now open

The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator (NELSA) is looking for early stage businesses & those with a business idea in the life science and healthcare sector.

An integrated programme of support, NELSA is a unique collaboration between the BioCity Group, BioHub at Alderley Park, Alderley Park, The N8 Research Partnership, the Northern Health Science Alliance, Alderley Park Ventures and Catapult Ventures.

Rolls Royce to spearhead £128m electric flight revolution

Rolls-Royce is set to be at the forefront of a £343m “revolution” in electric and hybrid planes, the Government has announced.

The investment, made by government and industry for research and development and productivity improvements will “transform the future of civil aerospace” and “continue the UK’s status as a pioneering aerospace nation”.