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Scots life science sector raises £600m-plus in three years

Scots life science sector raises £600m-plus in three years

More than £600 million has been raised for Scottish-headquartered life science companies in the past three years, according to data recently revealed Scotland is an emerging centre of excellence in the UK, with Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen offering “pockets of...

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UKRI invests £88 million in world-class science laboratories

UKRI invests £88 million in world-class science laboratories

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is investing £88 million to modernise research laboratories and expand our world-leading facilities to equip scientists working on research challenges such as climate change and COVID-19. The funding will: support pioneering science...

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UK manufacturing expects long haul back to normal trading

UK manufacturing expects long haul back to normal trading

The UK manufacturing sector wants business rates waived while boosting investment allowances to aid the industry recovery. The call by Make UK was made on the back of the latest Manufacturing Monitor tracker which shows that while the sector continues to stabilise,...

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Is Sci/Tech the future?

Is Sci/Tech the future?

Over the last six months whilst landlords of retail units and shopping centres have been looking to support a struggling sector, landlords in the science and technology sector have seen an increase in demand for space and accelerated growth. Previously seen as a niche...

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University launches centre to boost manufacturing

University launches centre to boost manufacturing

A new centre aimed at boosting manufacturing in the Midlands has been launched at Loughborough University. The Industrial Policy and Insight Centre will bring together academics, businesses and government to generate thought-leadership papers, insight and industrial...

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Oxford Cambridge Arc Vision Unveiled

Oxford Cambridge Arc Vision Unveiled

A bold vision to create a global hub for innovation and green development that inspires communities worldwide The leadership behind the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, an area which the Chancellor of the Exchequer described as a “key economic priority” for the country, has...

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UK manufacturing industry data shows road to recovery

UK manufacturing industry data shows road to recovery

The UK manufacturing sector has begun its long road to recovery after improvements in output and orders in the last three months. This is according to a new survey published by Make UK and business advisory firm BDO. According to the Make UK/BDO Manufacturing...

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