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East of England SMEs are calling on the Chancellor to announce an extension to the furlough scheme when he delivers his Budget tomorrow, according to the latest data from Lloyds Bank’s Business Barometer research.

02-03-2021

Luminance, the leading artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession, has announced that innovative Portuguese law firm, Vieira de Almeida (VdA), has become the latest customer to adopt the Luminance platform, providing further evidence that law firms are seeking a full service solution for all of their legal review needs.

02-03-2021
Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer

Growth Works will deliver 5278 new jobs, 1400 new apprenticeships and generate significant inward investment in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough over the next three years. Made up of five service lines, Growth Works is a unique new service that has the potential to transform the regional economy and deliver a quicker and stronger economic...

02-03-2021

Darktrace, a leading autonomous cyber security AI company, has announced that Sir Peter Bonfield CBE, FREng has agreed to join the Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director.

02-03-2021
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Network Rail’s public consultation on proposals to renew the railway’s signalling system and upgrade of seven level crossings across the Cambridge area is now open.

02-03-2021
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Councillors have approved Cambridge City Council’s budget for 2021-22, which prioritises tackling poverty and inequality, leading Cambridge’s response on climate change and providing quality services while transforming the council.  

02-03-2021
Dr Tomasz Kostrzewski, Director, Biology, CN Bio

CN Bio, a leading developer of single and multi-organ microphysiological systems (MPS), otherwise known as organ-on-a-chip, today announced it has received a grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to develop human-relevant MPS to advance investigations into SARS-CoV-2 infection.

02-03-2021
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Investors are drawn to climate-change entrepreneurs as society realises it faces a ‘world war’-like threat requiring sustained engagement, says Chris Coleridge of Cambridge Judge Business School.

02-03-2021
Cambridge Network virtual Jobs Fair Feb 2021

The first Cambridge Network Virtual Jobs & Careers Fair of 2021 was a hit with both jobseekers and participating companies.

02-03-2021
Richard Weiss

IQGeo (AIM: IQG), a developer of geospatial productivity and collaboration software for the telecoms and utility industries, hasannounced the appointment of Richard Weiss as European Regional Manager.

02-03-2021
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On 24 and 25 March, CIIPM’s next online training course will provide patent searchers with the fundamental skills needed to conduct Freedom to Operate (FTO) searches.

02-03-2021

Due to popular demand, Anthias Consulting has added an extra date this month for each of its Absolute Basics of GC & GC-MS and Absolute Basics of HPLC & LC-MS courses.

02-03-2021

 A Cambridge student hoping to revolutionise treatment for cancer patients met local MP Daniel Zeichner yesterday (Monday) as part of Parliament’s “STEM for BRITAIN” competition.  

02-03-2021
Strawberries credit Dan Waskett

Local businesses supported by Innovate UK are getting the east and south-east of England ready to build back better after coronavirus.

02-03-2021
Guðbjörg Rist, the CEO of Atmonia

Is it possible to produce nitrogen fertiliser on-farm? Would this reduce the agricultural sector’s greenhouse gas emissions? Early-stage agri-tech companies Atmonia and N2 Applied say yes. They have each developed an alternative approach to generating fertiliser, using renewable energy sources, operating from a shipping container, offering the...

02-03-2021
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Domino Printing is strengthening its support for manufacturers of respirator face masks and surgical masks with a new ink that delivers high levels of legibility and contrast when printing essential data onto the products.

02-03-2021
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Despite pressure from construction trade bodies, as of yesterday (1 March 2021), a new VAT reverse charge policy must be used for many forms of building and construction works services supply. Colin Jones of Hewitsons explains.

02-03-2021

Cleaner biofuels, more efficient engines and electric batteries have dominated discussions around how the airline industry can become net zero carbon by 2050, but an expert panel will explain the crucial role that supply chains can play in helping the industry meet this target.

02-03-2021
Adarsh Arun

 A PhD project, which focuses on using reaction networks analysis in the design of circular chemical supply chains incorporating biowaste and renewable feedstocks, has begun at the University of Cambridge.

02-03-2021
Denny Brothers Group (Denny Bros) premises

Leading regional law firm, Birketts, has advised world leading specialist print company, Denny Brothers Group (Denny Bros), on a move to employee ownership. The transaction has seen the independent business remodel to become majority owned by an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) and join the growing number of employee-owned companies across the UK...

02-03-2021

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