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Local MP launches new family-friendly Ideas Festival

The second Big Tent Ideas Festival will be held on September 8th at Babraham Hall Research Campus in Cambridge as ‘the first major political festival for all the family to enjoy’. The Big Tent will see eight tents and more than fifty events, with high-level speakers from the worlds of politics, media, diplomacy and the arts.

21/08/2018Read in full

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Cambridge Index drops 2.1%

The Cambridge Index eased 594.5 points or 2.1% to close at 27,350.3, as seven of the top ten Index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.

21/08/2018Read in full

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Time is running out to enter the Fast 50

The clock is ticking. Nominate your company before midnight on 7 September to become a UK Fast 50 winner.

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Ramp up your pitching game: applications for new Pitchfest cohort open

St John’s Innovation Centre is now accepting applications for the Pitchfest 2018 Autumn cohort of ambitious companies with innovative products and services, which have the potential to scale or are already scaling and looking to raise between £100k – £1m.

21/08/2018Read in full

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UK’s only passive EIS fund reopens this September

Investors that missed out on March’s fundraise will have another opportunity to invest in the UK’s only passive EIS fund when it reopens for a two-week window this September.

20/08/2018Read in full

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The challenges of accounting for climate change

Accounting for rising sea levels and other uncertain effects of climate change present significant new challenges to companies and accountants, says Dr Michael Willis, Director of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School.

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Wellcome to use Researchfish for reporting research outcomes

Wellcome to use Researchfish for reporting research outcomes

From February 2019, Wellcome will ask most Science and Humanities & Social Science grantholders to use the Researchfish platform when reporting research outcomes at the end of their awards.

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Rural microbusinesses need urgent action on broadband

The Government should double-down on its roll-out of broadband to rural areas to boost innovation and narrow the digital divide, says IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.

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Money Mover partners with The Alternative Investment Management Association

Money Mover partners with The Alternative Investment Management Association to reduce the cost of international payments for its members.

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Help prepare the NHS workforce for the digital future

Help prepare the NHS workforce for the digital future

While it is hard to predict the future, we know that genomics, digital medicine, artificial intelligence and robotics will have an enormous impact on patients and the workforce over the next two decades.

21/08/2018Read in full

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Royal Papworth Hospital NHS FT and NHS SBS partner to pioneer new back office services

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) have today announced a pioneering strategic partnership, which will explore new opportunities for the digital transformation of a range of back and middle office functions.

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IDTechEx webinar focuses on 5G and low power wireless networks

5G and low power wireless networks are the subject of a free webinar to be presented by Raghu Das (CEO, IDTechEx) and Dr Lulu Jiang (Technology Analyst, IDTechEx) on Thursday 30 August.

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Sepura bolsters senior management team

Sepura has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Terence Ledger to Sales and Marketing Director to drive sales in Sepura's key growth markets, and Jane Farebrother as Finance Director to deliver the financial strategy and governance to support this growth.

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Setting new boundaries with drones - aerial surveying takes off in Cambridge

Ely Aviation was recently asked by one of its clients to perform a detailed aerial survey of a piece of land for the purposes of defining new boundaries.

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Saturday course at Cambridge TV School starts soon

An eight week Saturday course in TV production skills starts at Cambridge TV School on 22 September.

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Need for speed drives £9 billion superfast broadband boost

Need for speed drives £9 billion superfast broadband boost

Local businesses in areas covered by the Government’s rollout of superfast broadband have seen a combined £9 billion increase in turnover since the boost to their broadband speed, new figures have revealed.

20/08/2018Read in full

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Female FTSE chiefs pocket £3m less than men

Research into the top FTSE 100 companies, conducted by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the professional body for management and leadership, commissioned by the Sunday Times, has found that female chief executives earn less than half as much as their male counterparts overall.

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What makes a faster typist?

The largest-ever dataset on typing speeds and styles finds that the fastest typists make fewer errors, and they often type the next key before the previous one has been released.

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Monsanto case reaffirms that robotics will shape the future of agrochemicals

A US court recently held Monsanto’s glyphosate responsible for causing cancer in a ground keeper, awarding $289M of damages. This is a critical verdict in that it demonstrates that glyphosate - as one of the most popular non-selective herbicides worldwide- is on shaky ground.

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Asset structural integrity seminar highlights importance of constraint effects in fracture

The Structural Integrity Technical Group of The Welding Institute (TWI) and the UK Forum for Engineering Structural Integrity (FESI) recently addressed a topic that is currently of substantial research and industrial interest by jointly holding a full day’s Constraint Effects in Fracture seminar.

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