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  • NASA scientists and astronauts will visit the University of Birmingham to discuss how drug discoveries in NHS patients could reduce brain pressure during space travel to allow them to go beyond the Moon. One of NASA’s missions is to see the first humans set foot on Mars, however microgravity – which causes astronauts to float in space – can have significant...
  • Tech companies across the globe have backed the UK with investment of more than £1.2 billion, the Prime Minister will announce today (Monday 10 June). Speaking at London Tech Week, the Prime Minister will make a number of ambitious commitments that will ensure the UK remains the largest tech hub in Europe. These include: £153 million government funding, with an...
  • On Friday 7th June, the Cabinet Office announced that Nick Sturge is to receive an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The citation reads “Director, Engine Shed. For services to the digital economy.” Commenting on his award, Nick said: "I am honoured (obviously) to have been recognised for the work I've had privilege of being able to do in the city that I care...
  • Sue Cooke has taken over as the successor of Professor Liz Towns-Andrews, the mastermind behind the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre (3M BIC) in Huddersfield, as she steps down to focus on her role within the University of Huddersfield.  As the former Executive Head of Economic Services at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise...
  •   How ADP is helping Warwick Manufacturing unlock the potential of industry and academia. The ‘Midlands Engine’ is a critical part of the UK’s modern industrial strategy, aimed at boosting productivity and earning power. It’s significant. To date, the advanced manufacturing sector has contributed £168billion to the UK economy, received £74.5million of investment...