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Family fun day helps raise over £1,000 for deaf people

Nottingham based deaf charity, The Ear Foundation, held its Annual Open Day fundraising event on Saturday 1st July, raising over £1,000 towards its services to help deaf children, teenagers and adults at its centre in Lenton, Nottingham. There was fun for all the family including a bouncy castle, face painting …

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IoD East Midlands 2017 Awards

Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive Officer of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Leicestershire  was named as the Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Director of the Year at an awards event on Friday 23rd June 2017. Praised by the judges for his vision of “making quality healthcare an affordable and accessible …

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A better deal for diabetics

UK Medical tech firm Nemaura Pharma’s light-touch insulin delivery invention looks set to be no pain, all gain for diabetics who dread injections. Latest tests showed patients did not feel or barely felt its super shallow micro-needle memspatch IMD. Once loaded with a preconfigured dose it is placed flat against …

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£5.1m Innovation Hub will help next batch of entrepreneurs

More than £5 million is being spent on a new innovation centre to support the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs. The University of Leicester is creating the Innovation Hub to “incubate and accelerate a production line of ideas” – from initial conception to commercial success. It will give business …

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XenoGesis reports third year of Export Growth

Nottingham-based Contract Research Organisation (CRO) XenoGesis has reported a third year of export growth with one third of its revenue now coming from overseas. Founded in 2011, XenoGesis now has clients across six continents and has experienced consistent growth since day one. The increase in international clients is the direct …

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LLEP Board Members appointed to May 2020

The LLEP has re-appointed four board members to serve a second three year term: Andrew Cliffe, Managing Director, East Midlands Airport, Jaspal Singh Minhas, Managing Director, Electrical Design & MFG Co Ltd, Sharon Redrobe, CEO, Twycross Zoo and Kevin Harris, Vice-Chair of the LLEP. Kevin Harris, Vice-Chair of the LLEP, said: “I …

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Two Nottinghamshire Companies awarded at Medilink East Midlands Innovation Day

Two Nottinghamshire businesses have been selected as winners at the prestigious Medilink East Midlands Business awards 2017; NuVision Biotherapies Ltd, based at MediCity, and Promethean Particles, based at Genesis Park. NuVision Biotherapies was established in 2015 as a spin out company of The University of Nottingham. It is developing ground-breaking …

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Ex-pharma Vice President appointed to key national health role

A former Vice President of AstraZeneca has been appointed to a key national health role – less than a year after joining the NHS. Professor Mike Hannay is to take up the position of Vice Chair of the national AHSN Network, a collaboration of England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks …

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Quotient Clinical appoints Azhar Kalim as Chief Commercial Officer

Quotient Clinical (“Quotient”), the drug development services provider, today announced the appointment of Azhar Kalim as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Azhar will lead the enhanced commercial team in a new role, with a focus on supporting Quotient’s strategy to further develop its global commercial footprint following two recent US acquisitions. …

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