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Top International Lab Show supports Science teachers

Organisers of a major international Laboratory Show and Conference on 25th May are backing the campaign to encourage greater take-up of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects in schools and colleges.  Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) and The Science Council have built The School Zone into the one-day event in …

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XenoGesis strengthens DMPK Team with the Appointment of Peter White

Nottingham-based Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) XenoGesis has appointed Peter White as Director of Bioanalytical Business Development to further strengthen its growing DMPK team. An experienced analytical project manager, Peter brings almost 20 years combined Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetic (DMPK) experience gained through working for CROs, as a consultant and with …

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TBAT Innovation Welcomes Innovation Grants Announcement

East Midlands-based funding consultancy TBAT Innovation says the cloud of uncertainty hanging over Government support for business has been lifted with the recent announcement of a £561 million grants programme available through Innovate UK¹. The consultancy is now anticipating a rise in enquiries from companies eager to progress their business …

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Top International Lab Show set to promote science careers

Organisers of the biennial International Scientific Laboratory Show & Conference to be held in May will combine their voices to champion the excitement and enjoyment of a career in science. Scientific Laboratory Supplies and The Science Council have chosen the event theme “Working Together to Advance UK Science” to reflect …

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British Standards for hospital equipment out for review

The BSI committee for healthcare and medical equipment has a number of old standards currently out for their five year review. At the end of their review, the committee will need to decide whether to: Confirm– this is a current and used British Standard Revise- this is an out of date …

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MTC offers Free Robot Technology Consultancy for SMEs

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) is offering companies free consultancy in robot technologies, and a chance to win funding up to €150,000 for automation projects, in a new EU-funded project called ROBOTT-NET. The aim is to speed up the development of robotic technologies and increase the competitiveness of Europe’s manufacturing …

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Facilitating Successful Cell Therapy for Multiple Clinical Indications- Funding Awards for Locate Therapeutics

Locate Therapeutics Ltd (“Locate”), the regenerative medicine development company, has launched two new programs intended to improve the survival, localisation, and clinical effectiveness of cell therapies. Such therapies offer the promise of one day treating a number of presently incurable diseases such as diabetes, stroke and spinal cord injury. The …

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MediCity gathers experts to discuss global health and wellbeing challenges

Lord Paul Drayson, CEO, Drayson Technologies will lead the programme of health technology industry speakers at next week’s MediCity Innovators’ gathering in Nottingham on Tuesday 15th March.  An expert in energy-harvesting technology, Lord Drayson is due to explain the impact such technologies will have on new healthcare platforms within the …

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Launch of UK’s first Centre for Healthcare Technologies

As life expectancy increases, placing more demands on healthcare services, technological advances will need to bridge the growing NHS funding gap. Scientific discoveries – from digital apps to robotics – must have easier and quicker routes into clinical practice if the NHS is to ensure patients benefit from early diagnostics, …

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Charnwood Campus hosts visit by Life Sciences Minister George Freeman MP

Life Science’s Minister George Freeman MP visited Charnwood Campus in Loughborough to meet the team responsible for the transformation of the world-class pharmaceutical site, and to discuss its potential role in strengthening the local economy.  His visit coincided with the publication of a new report, ‘Transforming Life Sciences Sites – …

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