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Entrepreneur Awards Win for County Businessman

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards have named a Leicestershire businessman as Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year.  Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, who is Chief Executive of Loughborough-based Morningside Pharmaceuticals, won his category at the regional ceremony for the Midlands, held at the Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham. The annual awards acknowledge the hard …

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Micronclean site inauguration of its Cleanroom laundry in India

Micronclean is pleased to announce that initial work has officially started on the development of its ISO class 5 Cleanroom laundry in Bangalore.  This important milestone was marked by a ceremony attended by British Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Dominic McAllister, Chairman of Micronclean Ltd, Simon Fry, Managing Director of Micronclean …

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UK companies showcase life-saving HeathTech solutions at Medica 2018

Nearly 100 pioneering British companies will be attending MEDICA 2018 – the world’s largest medical trade fair – to showcase the latest medical devices, diagnostic software and digitally-enabled technologies. The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) will once again be leading the UK Pavilion to support these British health technology …

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New technology transfer network set to accelerate innovation in the Midlands

The Midlands Innovation group of universities has launched the largest collaboration between university technology transfer offices in the UK, to attract investment and management talent to the region. The Midlands Innovation Commercialisation of Research Accelerator (MICRA) will share best practice and share resources across technology transfer offices in Midlands universities. …

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€3.16million for European Life Science Businesses

                    Life science businesses can learn all about new plans to improve personalised healthcare, at an Interreg North-West Europe event, hosted by the University of Leicester and supported by Medilink Midlands. The free CoDex4SMEs roadshow will take place on Thursday, October …

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Possible impact of no-deal Brexit on EU IP rights

How would a no-deal Brexit affect the protection of EU intellectual property rights in the UK? The UK government issued guidance on 24 September 2018 confirming that EU trade mark and design rights will continue to be protected in the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The UK …

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XenoGesis opens new laboratories and offices at BioCity’s Discovery Building

Leading DMPK/ADME provider, XenoGesis has celebrated the official opening of its new laboratories and offices at BioCity Nottingham’s state-of-the-art Discovery Building. Founded in 2011 by Richard Weaver, XenoGesis is an independent laboratory-based contract research organisation specialised in preclinical drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics (DMPK), quantitative bioanalysis, in vitro pharmacology and modelling …

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Derby medical devices firm to spearhead UK-Texas trade deal

Derby medical devices firm, SurePulse is spearheading a new UK-Texas life sciences trade deal that the government says will provide direct access to the largest medical complex in the world. The Department for International Trade (DIT) have announced that it has agreed a landmark ‘BioBridge’ collaboration with the Texas Medical …

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