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Alicja Dzieciol, Founder and Director of SilviBio [image credit: Sandy Young Photography, scottishphotographer.com]

Following an exciting final, the winner of Agri-TechE’s GROW business plan competition has been announced as SilviBio, which is developing a ‘survival capsule’ that will improve the survival of tree seedlings by 40 per cent in drought conditions.

05-06-2020
Drone image of London Stansted during COVID-19 outbreak

Charities offering a range of support to local residents through the Covid-19 pandemic, including mental health, domestic abuse and tackling social isolation are to benefit from a £50,000 donation by London Stansted Airport.

05-06-2020
ZetaView NTA Instrument in action

Analytik reports how the renowned Quadram Institute (Norwich, UK) has invested in a ZetaView Nanoparticle Tracking Analyser to help them...

05-06-2020
Stills from the webinar

How the workplace has changed over the years, what we need to do to keep our workplaces safe and what the workplace of the future will look like - these are all topics raised and examined during a topical and fascinating webinar hosted by the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry.

05-06-2020
Broadband Providers screenshot

BroadbandUK has collaborated with the UK’s telecoms industry regulator Ofcom, largest infrastructure provider Openreach and major communication providers to launch the industry's first address-level broadband comparison website.

05-06-2020

CfBI launches an open call for tech start-ups looking to engage with a corporate audience.

05-06-2020

A drive-through coronavirus testing facility is to open at the Milton Park & Ride in Cambridge, as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase testing. 

05-06-2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is joining the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to boost its support for research investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, by seeking to fund new research on the topic and offering priority delivery support for mental health research.

05-06-2020

Local councils are urging community groups to apply now for up to £20,000 to fund projects supporting children and young people’s wellbeing and access to education.

05-06-2020
Covid-19 CT scan

AI assisted COVID-19 diagnostic and prognostic tool could improve resource allocation and patient outcomes.

05-06-2020
  Sarah Caddy  Credit: Sarah Caddy

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Sarah Caddy was conducting research on a number of different viruses. “I was looking at how antibodies can neutralise rotavirus and influenza, to help develop better vaccine candidates,” she says, “so it wasn’t a huge leap to extend my research to include coronavirus.”

05-06-2020
Metnet 60G CPE

Latest Metnet 60G CPE enhances mmWave Fixed Wireless Access solution, enabling rapid delivery of Gigabit fibre extension to residential and enterprise customers.

05-06-2020
woman in mask shows older woman her smartphone Photo by Georg Arthur Pflueger on Unsplash

This month VacZine Analytics, a UK-based strategic research publisher exclusively focused on vaccines and infectious diseases, releases an updated global demand analysis for norovirus vaccines.

05-06-2020

South Cambridgeshire residents are being urged to ensure they follow social distancing rules when meeting friends outdoors – and take their litter home.

05-06-2020
Cover of Kate Milner's award-winning picture book, My Name Is Not Refugee

Illustrator and Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) graduate Kate Milner will discuss her award-winning picture book, My Name Is Not Refugee, during a free online talk as ARU marks Refugee Week (15-21 June).

05-06-2020
  SAMBA II testing machines  Credit: Diagnostics for the Real World

Researchers say faster tests helped expedite access to life-saving treatments such as organ transplants – and might make all the difference later this year.

04-06-2020
Closeup of laptop computer  Credit: Photo by Philipp Katzenberger on Unsplash

Take extra care before buying face masks or testing kits online, or responding to texts apparently sent to you by the UK government or the NHS. Because while lockdown has helped reduce the spread of the coronavirus, it is also helping fuel a rise in cybercrime.

04-06-2020

Riverlane announces its latest collaboration with world leading fragment-based drug discovery company Astex, to demonstrate the future potential of quantum chemistry.

04-06-2020
 An Austrian C-130K at Marshall ADG

The Austrian Air Force has awarded a multi-million-pound contract to Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) to update the navigation systems on its fleet of three C 130K aircraft.

04-06-2020
Dr David Cleevely

Fewer opportunities for serendipity – chance encounters leading to unexpected ideas and relationships – may be one tragic outcome of the Covid-19 pandemic, says Dr David Cleevely, serial entrepreneur, co-founder of Cambridge Network and a leading business figure in the region for many years.

04-06-2020

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