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Million-pound boost for IT experts during Cornwall Innovation residency


A global IT business saw turnover grow by almost £1million after being based at an award-winning Cornwall Innovation Centre.

Roslin Cell Sciences relocates to larger premises at Roslin BioCentre


Roslin Cell Sciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of Roslin Cells Ltd, has moved its operations for production of human pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for drug discovery to the Roslin BioCentre.

Exeter Science Park lays foundations to become the South West’s beacon of excellence

Exeter Science Park, located to the East of Exeter and just off Junction 29 of the M5, has been laying foundations to become the south west’s beacon of excellence for science and technology.

New Investment will enable Zeetta Networks to Expand and Address New Markets from its Bristol Base.


Zeetta Networks is a spin-out from the High Performance Networks Group of the University of Bristol, an internationally renowned team for their expertise in Software Defined Networking and Network Virtualization.     

Doing the business for centre occupiers

A thriving business centre in Hampshire is laying on special information events for a record 39 businesses on site.

Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC) in Southampton, run by innovation centres specialist and UKSPA member Oxford Innovation, has kicked off the new year by teaming up with HR and marketing specialists to provide valuable insights for customers.

Ultrasound tech start-up secures £10 million funding boost

A Bristol start-up revolutionising how we interact with computers, automobiles and consumer goods has received a £10 miilion funding boost.

Engine Shed-based Ultrahaptics, one the world’s leading developers and of mid-air haptic technologies, has developed a unique technology that enables users to receive tactile feedback without needing to wear or touch anything.

The technology uses ultrasound to project sensations through the air and directly onto the user. Users can ‘feel’ touch-less buttons get feedback for mid-air gestures or interact with virtual objects.

Optical tech firm senses aerospace opportunities

A Harwell-based tech firm has had the opportunity to demonstrate its new-generation optical sensor technology on Airbus landing gear.

Tim Hall, senior project engineer at Oxensis, a £1.3 million turnover company employing 22 people on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, said: "It was a big privilege for us to work with a giant like Airbus."

Optical sensing technology has the potential to bring innovations in aerospace closer to reality – such as the next generation of composite wings and all-electric aircraft.

Green solar technology catches Obama’s eye

A Surrey Research Park-based company helping to transform people’ lives in Africa has drawn the attention of the President of the US, Barack Obama.

Obama highlighted the importance of solar powered devices when he toured Kenya recently by making the effort to visit M-KOPA, a long-term user of Eseye technology and services – Surrey Research Park-based Eseye’s innovative technology provides cellular internet connectivity for Internet of Things devices.

Serial entrepreneur backs Spieza Organics

An organic skin care and wellbeing brand based at the Health & Wellbeing Innovation Centre in Truro is now in much better health thanks to investment from serial entrepreneur Lara Morgan.

Spiezia Organics’ products have been hand blended from organically grown herbs and flowers – the first ever 100% organic wellbeing and skincare brand accredited by the Soil Association across the whole range.