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Nine East Midlands businesses named as Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners

Nine East Midlands companies are among a total of 230 businesses from across the UK who are celebrating as being named as winners of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. Businesses were recognised for their contribution in four categories: international trade, innovation, sustainable development and promoting opportunity. Winners include businesses leading …

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Universities join forces to help businesses boost economy

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is leading a £4.68million project to help businesses and entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life and help boost the UK economy through the Government’s new Connecting Capability Fund (CCF). DMU has joined forces with Brunel University London, Nottingham Trent University and industry bodies to create …

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AdamsonJones way ahead in ensuring Nottinghamshire companies are protected

AdamsonJones, a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys, has helped more Nottinghamshire companies protect their inventions overseas through the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) than any other rival firm of patent attorneys in the county. Statistics from WIPO show that since 2015 AdamsonJones, which has offices in Nottingham, Leicester …

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The start of a new era for 3M in Loughborough

The science-based technology company 3M has begun the next era in its long relationship with Loughborough after the official opening of new offices on Charnwood Campus. Some 170 employees have relocated to Building 47 on the science, technology and enterprise park from 3M’s previous site at Morley Street, where it …

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Changes to fees for UK patent applications from 6 April 2018

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has recently announced that it will be increasing the official fees on UK patent applications on 6 April 2018 as well as some of the renewal fees needed to keep granted UK patents in force. In short, the fee increases will be relatively small …

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Leicester Arena and Morningside Pharmaceuticals announce partnership

Leicester Arena and Morningside Pharmaceuticals have agreed a three year naming rights sponsorship for the arena, which will henceforth be called the Morningside Arena, Leicester. The 3,000 capacity arena is the largest in Leicester, and, as well as being the home of the national basketball Club champions, the Leicester Riders, …

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