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UK's first Life Sciences Opportunities Zone praised at ministerial visit

The Rt Hon Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) endorsed the UK’s first Life Sciences Opportunities Zone during a visit to Charnwood Campus, Loughborough recently. 

Birmingham-China collaboration to develop new drugs for global epidemics


University of Birmingham scientists are working with partners at the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH), China, to develop new drugs that could help tackle global epidemics.  

Record year for science spin-outs at Unit DX

Seven new companies, based on scientific research carried out at the University, were established in 2017 and five have located themselves at Unit DX, based near Bristol Temple Meads railway station, which has been working closely with the University and its SETsquared incubator to help new businesses thrive.

Future Space customer - HBXL - launches game changing software for SME housebuilders

HBXL Group based at Future Space Bristol has developed revolutionary new software for the domestic building sector aimed at builders, quantity surveyors, architects, small scale developers and designers.

Award win for University of Wolverhampton Science Park

The University of Wolverhampton Science Park has recently won an award at the recent West Midlands LABC Building Excellence Awards 2018, held at 

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  • Another year of strong growth at Sci-Tech Daresbury

    Business is booming for companies based at Sci-Tech Daresbury following another year of strong growth, according to data revealed in the annual tenants’ campus survey.

    The survey of 97 businesses based at the leading science and technology campus revealed that more than £115 million in sales were generated in 2017, with annual sales growth of 33 per cent in the past 12 months. 

    Discovery Park unveils new management team

    Discovery Park, one of the UK’s leading science parks has announced a number of changes to its senior management team to drive forward the site’s future growth and development.

    The new team will provide additional insight, experience and knowledge of the life science sector that will support the evolution of Discovery Park as a global centre for the life sciences and technology and ensure that it remains a significant force for years to come.

    3M BIC turns five and officially launches the Huddersfield Innovation and Incubation Project


    Innovation Centre celebrates five years and launches new technology offering.

    One of the UK’s first business innovation centres, based in Yorkshire, celebrated its fifth anniversary in May, and officially launched the Huddersfield Innovation and Incubation Project (HIIP) as it looks ahead to the future. 

    Welsh consortium secures funding to use apples to tackle obesity

    From left: Dr Jonathan Hughes and Adam Charlton

    A Welsh consortium has secured £350,000 of research and development funding to help tackle childhood obesity using apples in an innovative way.

    Touch Biometrix recognised as key player

    Disruptive fingerprint technology company Touch Biometrix has been recognised as one of the Top 20 global key players in a new report.

    The Welsh company made it on to the newly published market forecast report for the fingerprint sensing industry alongside other leading players including Apple.

    The new research report predicts the fingerprint sensor market is expected to grow from $4.25 billion in 2018 to $8.8 billion by 2023.