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BOXARR receives £2m additional funding to support accelerating growth

New investment will extend product functionality, availability, service and support for the world’s largest manufacturers in the Aerospace and Defence industries

BOXARR, the world's leading provider of Interdependent Systems Management (ISM) software, has announced that it has received additional investment of £2 million which will be used to accelerate growth in the aerospace and defence industries.

Wilton Centre celebrates 40 years of innovation and excellence

 

Forty years after the Wilton Centre was officially opened in 1975, the Centre is reflecting on what has changed, and what has not, during that period.

 

Teesside company drives research into recycling roadside plants

 

Roadside verges may provide crucial chemicals that can be recycled for use in medical applications according to a research project being undertaken by a Teesside company.

TeeGene Biotech is undertaking in-depth research into plants and greenery from roadside verges that have been subjected to significant levels of air pollution from exhaust fumes.

Wilton Centre company on the verge of chemical breakthrough

Roadside verges may provide crucial chemicals that can be recycled for use in medical applications, according to a research project being undertaken by Wilton Centre-based TeeGene Biotech.

Working in partnership with the University of York and Johnson Matthey, TeeGene is undertaking research into plants and greenery from roadside verges that have been subjected to significant levels of air pollution from exhaust fumes.

Green nanoparticles set to tackle industrial slime

Researchers from University College Dublin (UCD) have identified a new, cost-effective and environmental friendly method of removing unwanted biofilms from industrial scale surfaces.

Biofilms are structures of micro-organisms that strongly adhere to and cover surfaces, which are in contact with water, in a slimy layer.

In addition to the significant economic and environmental costs of removing biofilms, biofouling of industrial processing equipment by biofilms has been shown to account for increased operational costs associated with pipeline blockages.

BioCity appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Bioscience incubator group BioCity has appointed Paul Oliver as chief financial officer to drive the next stage of growth across its four sites in England and Scotland.

The House that County Durham Built

 

Business Durham, the economic development company for County Durham,  has pulled together an infographic of some of the brilliant North East manufacturing companies and what a difference they are making to our daily lives. They see it as a celebration of all the good business news in the North East and follows on from the launch of the county’s Manufacturing Task Force,

Some of those businesses include:

New Arrival Promises to Deliver a Global Showcase for Kent Businesses

 

Discovery Park’s latest new tenant wants to transform how Kent businesses promote themselves online.

Peter Ryder, of 360vista Ltd, which has taken space in the Start Up Zone at Innovation House produces fully interactive “walk through” 360° virtual tours of all types of location based businesses.

What’s more as a fully accredited Google Street View Trusted Photographer these can then be placed directly on Google’s servers for prominent display on the world’s biggest search engine.

Virtual reality specialist Daden awarded £230,000 by Innovate UK

 

Daden Limited – a virtual reality specialist based at the Innovation Birmingham Campus –has been awarded nearly £230,000 by Innovate UK for its ‘Virtual Field Trips as a Service’ initiative.