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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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Pharmaceuticals business honoured by Board of Trade Award

A Pharma business is one of nine in the Midlands to receive a Board of Trade Award, from the Department for International Trade. At a special ceremony Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd, which is based in Loughborough, received the award from Secretary of State, Dr …

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V Formation recruits PR Director to head up new team

Nottingham-based marketing and PR consultancy, V Formation, has recruited PR director, Diane Wood to lead its PR strategy and head up its new specialist PR team. Diane joins senior PR consultant and former senior business journalist, Lauren Mills, who joined the company in 2017 to strengthen its corporate PR offering, …

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Potter Clarkson is Expanding in Copenhagen and Stockholm

As part of its expansion plans in the Nordic region, Potter Clarkson is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Copenhagen and its forthcoming move to larger premises in Stockholm. Having worked with companies in the Nordic region for more than 30 years, Potter Clarkson has established …

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