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Mission to MEDICA just the tonic for International Healthcare Businesses

Enterprise Europe Network based at the East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) is inviting healthcare businesses in the region to join a trade mission to the MEDICA trade fair in Dusseldorf (Germany) in November this year. MEDICA has been around for over 40 years, quickly establishing itself as a prominent …

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Universities unite to establish £6m state-of-the-art centre

A partnership of four Midlands universities has successfully bid to set up a £6m state-of-the-art regional cryo-electron microscopy centre. It will be based at the University of Leicester whose bid was supported by the universities of Warwick, Nottingham and Birmingham. A total of £3.7m of the funding has been provided …

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Changing of the Guard at AdamsonJones

Founder of AdamsonJones, East Midlands-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys, Dr. Steve Jones has stepped down from his previous role as executive Chairman with ownership of the company passing to managing director Simon Cooper and director Nic Ferrar. Simon said “Steve’s retirement from the business has been several …

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£86 million funding announced for new medicine and technology

The government has announced new funding of up to £86 million for UK firms to develop medical breakthroughs. The package will allow small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop and test new technologies in the NHS. This could include innovations such as digital technologies to help patients manage their …

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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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