University College Dublin (UCD), today announced the launch of its strategy for research, innovation and impact until 2020. The strategy will see the university organise around its major research themes of agri-food; culture, economy and society; energy; environment; ICT; and health.
UCD will grow its presence and its external strategic engagements in each of these themes over the period of the strategy.
The quality of UCD’s research and innovation is apparent in, for example
Innovation Birmingham Campus-based e-learning company GuyKat receives a £50,000 Regional Growth Fund grant
Learning technology specialist GuyKat Solutions has received a £50,000 grant from The Birmingham Post Growth Fund to contribute towards a £200,000 investment plan.
The company – established at the Innovation Birmingham Campus five years ago – produces tailored corporate training for delivery online. The training is animated, interactive, self-paced and blends gaming elements with voice-led instruction and video.
Two entrepreneurial firms have signed up to a thriving business hub in Portsmouth - with a third expanding on site.
They are the latest companies to make five-storey Portsmouth Technopole the nerve centre for their commercial operations.
The arrivals of Queue-Safe and Abacus e-media, along with a fourth office for long-standing occupier Bladez Toyz, means the 20,000 sq ft building has just two offices available for occupation.
Two new laboratory lettings at Liverpool Science Park have further boosted the city region’s thriving £1.7bn life sciences sector and added to the diverse mix of technology tenants.
Lab space at Liverpool Science Park’s new £8m wing of Innovation Centre 1 (ic1) is now more than 70 per cent full following the addition of two new bioscience businesses - Nano Biosols and Gemini Biosciences.
With close links to the University of Liverpool, both companies are developing products and services to support biomedical and life sciences research.
A planning application has been submitted for a purpose-designed centre to make it easy for SMEs to engage with Birmingham’s five universities. The Universities Centre will be developed on land within Innovation Birmingham’s Faraday Wharf site.
The Innovation Birmingham Campus community and Thomas Vale Construction workers on the iCentrum® development combined forces today to raise over £250 for ‘Wear It Pink’ day, to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Innovation Birmingham organised a raffle and cake sale to support the cause, and money was donated by all those wearing something pink for the day.
Leading Commercial R&D Property Advisor, Creative Places, Launch New Brand Identity to reflect evolution of the company
Step-change in the company’s visual identity creates a look and feel commensurate with Creative Places’ innovative, strategic approach
The School of Human and Life Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University are opening a cutting edge industry liaison laboratory at Discovery Park, Sandwich.
The School will be the first tenants to move into Building 500, one of the most iconic locations at Discovery Park and the latest to undergo a major refurbishment.
The industry liaison laboratory will provide the University and its students with first class facilities for science and research, with access to a diverse and dynamic range of pharmaceutical and bio-technology companies.
One of Kent’s oldest construction companies looks to build on more than a century of success with the opening of its new office on Discovery Park.
Established in 1877, WW Martin has gained a reputation as one of Kent’s leading construction firms with a reputation for quality service.
The company has already shared its expertise at the Sandwich science and technology park with the refurbishment of Building 819, a single-storey industrial building, home to a number of businesses.
An innovative technology company, which has developed a pioneering sterile iPad case for use in hospitals, has chosen Discovery Park in Sandwich as the base for its sales operations.
Futurenova is the company behind the FlipPad™, a new medical grade case for the iPad. Made from FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved materials, the product is water and shock proof and, vitally, can be kept sterile with standard infection control sprays.