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All steam ahead for Engine Shed 2


Bristol City Council planning committee moves to approve detailed planning submission - Engine Shed 2 will create 150% increased capacity on the current Engine Shed as one of Bristol’s iconic buildings, the George and Railway pub, is transformed into a modern day trading station.

Birmingham and Leipzig: Driving innovation and growth for 25 years

Birmingham has once again joined forces with the German city of Leipzig to develop new ways of driving growth and innovation for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). 

As part of the Mayor of Leipzig’s visit to Birmingham, marking the 25th anniversary of partnership between the cities, officials and dignitaries representing policy areas from culture to business gathered at a collaborative event on Friday 20th October.

Expert support at BASE Bordon Innovation Centre


BUSINESS SUPPORT: BASE Bordon Innovation Centre at Broxhead House, Whitehill & Bordon, East Hampshire.

Advanced Engineering Show boost for Silverstone Park & Silverstone Technology Cluster

Business estate Silverstone Park and the Silverstone Technology Cluster say that hosting the Advanced Engineering Show’s VIP Lounge has helped significantly in further boosting their profiles with key high-tech figures. The STC has now confirmed details of its first Annual Conference at Silverstone Park in January…

A staggering 1300 guests booked to visit the Silverstone Technology Cluster VIP Lounge in association with Silverstone Park at the AES (Weds 1-Thurs 2 November) at NEC Birmingham.

Clarity at the Core: UKSPA CLARITY, is now CLARITY CORE


Market leading software, UKSPA CLARITY, is now CLARITY CORE

As of today, UKSPA CLARITY, the leading software system developed by ra Information Systems (ra) in collaboration with the UK Science Park Association (UKSPA), is to be known as CLARITY CORE.

Manchester’s First Open Access Biotech Lab Launches

Manchester's first open access laboratory has been launched [9 Oct 17]; providing early-stage biotech and medtech companies, as well as entrepreneurial individual scientists, with unrestricted, pay-as-you-go access to state-of-the-art facilities and multi-million pound equipment.

Oxford innovation's good base for innovation

BASE Bordon Innovation Centre at historic Broxhead House, Whitehill & Bordon, East Hampshire. The enterprise hub, geared at start-ups and growth firms, is run by Oxford Innovation and opens in November 2017. There are 31 offices on flexible rental terms, along with co-working space, meeting rooms for hire and virtual offices.   

New Discovery Park Lab will unlock potential of algae for health and personal care markets


 A science company focused on using algae to meet the growing demand for health-promoting ingredients, has expanded into a new science production facility at Discovery Park.

AlgaeCytes has developed a process that captures the properties of algae to produce high value ingredients for the health and personal care markets and intends to use its new space to scale up production to meet demand.

Wolverhampton's new £10 million Science Centre open for business

The University of Wolverhampton recently showcased its investment in a new £10 million Science Centre addition on its Science Park to potential tenants recently.

Almost 50 visitors toured the new three-storey Science, Technology and Prototyping facility which was recently completed by Clegg Construction and provides a unique combination of laboratory, workshop and high-specification office spaces. 

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.