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First deal completed from Midlands Engine Investment Fund

A regenerative medicine business has become the first to receive £2m as part of a Midlands Engine Investment Fund which was launched in February by Sajid Javid. Nottingham-based Locate Therapeutics has received the first equity investment from the Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund. Part of a £2m finance …

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ABHI Expands US ‘Innovation Hub’

ABHI has taken another important step in supporting UK HealthTech companies do business in the US. Following its launch six months ago, ABHI’s Innovation Hub has proven to be of significant benefit to UK companies. As a result, the Hub will now be expanded to accommodate double the number of …

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New Chair Appointed at D2N2 Growth Hub

D2N2 Growth Hub, the business support service for small and medium sized enterprises in D2N2, has appointed Melanie Ulyatt MBE as its new chair. Melanie, who is Managing Director of Domiciliary Care and Training Provider, One to One Support Services has been a member of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership …

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Finalists Announced for the Medlink East Midlands Business Awards

Fifteen of the best Life Sciences companies from across the East Midlands have been shortlisted for the 2018 Medilink East Midlands Business Awards. The awards ceremony and gala dinner will take place on Wednesday 13 June at The Nottingham Belfry. The business awards celebrate the achievements, breakthroughs and innovations of …

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XenoGesis announces expansion plans with move into BioCity’s Discovery Building

Leading DMPK/ADME provider, XenoGesis will be the next tenant to move into BioCity Nottingham’s state-of-the-art Discovery Building, with the support of grant funding from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund and the University of Derby Invest to Grow Programme. XenoGesis is an independent laboratory-based contract research organisation specialised in preclinical drug …

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Pharmaceuticals Business one of the fastest growing in region

Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd has once again been named as one of the 200 fastest growing companies in the East Midlands. Professional services network Grant Thornton provides the annual report, which highlights the top performing businesses in Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive Officer of Morningside …

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V Formation launches Marketing Fundamentals Workshops

Marketing agency, V Formation has launched a series of workshops aimed at junior marketers looking to get to grips with the key elements of marketing. The series, entitled ‘Marketing – the nuts & bolts’, comprises four practical workshops that cover the key marketing fundamentals of marketing planning, PR, creating content …

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