Latest News

Latest News

  • Fifteen companies have already signed up to office space at a thriving business centre in Southampton's Ocean Village following the opening of the latest phase.  A fit-out programme took place at five-storey Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC) after the first and second floors became fully occupied within three years of conversion from open plan to...
  • New investment into biomedical research has been announced by the Government. The funding has been awarded to more than 70 cutting edge research projects, including a revolutionary blood test to identify Alzheimer’s, a potential new gene therapy for Parkinson’s Disease, new approaches for treating cancerous tumours and a wearable light therapy blanket for jaundiced...
  • Steve Mould, science and TV presenter, announced the winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards at a glittering ceremony in Cardiff on 12 June. Award winners included a solution to the problem of vision-limiting smoke (generated in operating theatres during laparoscopic surgery), based on proven electrostatic precipitation technology. Commenting on the award...
  • Exceptions to new copyright law should help the UK’s scientific and academic community to deliver new advances in medicine, technology and research, says the government. The reforms, which came into force at the beginning of June, have removed outdated regulations, helping to better preserve and use copyright material. Key changes include the removal of copyright...
  • New research by Nesta suggests Government ‘language’ on innovation fails to connect with most voters. According to Nesta’s Speaking to the Innovation Population report, which explores the public’s perceptions about new ideas and technologies, MPs and the public share the view that the UK needs more innovation – new ways of doing things, new ideas, new technology,...