12 Clusters of Tech_ East of England_report cover

A new report, recently published, provides a fascinating overview of the tech landscape n the East of England.

Mediterranean Beds at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Enter Cambridge University Botanic Garden's special photography competition with the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY), running this summer and autumn.

line up of growing plants, small to large

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every business in some way, and Pure is no exception. But the company is pleased to say that with recruitment levels returning to where they were pre-pandemic, it is increasing the size of its already talented team to meet this rising demand.

Left to right: Suzy Howes (Suzy Howes & associates ltd.); Rose Padmore (Director, Opening Doors & Venues Ltd.);  Judith Sloane (Head of Meet Cambridge);  Madalina Marincas (Director, Opening Doors & Venues Ltd); and Gordon Padmore (Director, Opening Doors & Venues Ltd.)

The official venue-finding service for Cambridge and the surrounding area is expanding its support for clients and venues, with a specialist service focusing on delivering hybrid and virtual events.

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A Cambridge team dedicated to treating patients with rare tumours has today (Wed 2 June) been named as an official centre of excellence – making it one of just a handful across the world.

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Arm announces two new initiatives to provide a step change in productivity for embedded, IoT, ML, and MCU software developers.

Unique challenges of recruiting for entry level positions

Gareth John of First Intuition Cambridge details how employers can help young adults get their foot in the door...


Tech Nation, the leading growth platform for UK tech companies, releases new data on the growth of the AI tech ecosystem in the UK, ahead of an AI event hosted today in collaboration with the Office for AI and the AI Council. 


Business confidence in the East of England rose two points during May to 26%, the highest level recorded since February 2020, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

Mosquito. Credit: AdobeStock

Researchers have mapped in fine detail the genetic changes malaria parasites go through as they prepare to infect people.


Luminance has launched a brand new AI-powered platform, Luminance Corporate, which aims to transform the way in-house lawyers understand, manage and negotiate their contracts. The tool will also automate a range of tasks to streamline the contract lifecycle process, from contract mark-up to drafting, version control and contract renewal. 

 Pied tamarin (Saguinus bicolor) - photograph by Tainara Sobroza

New research has discovered that monkeys will use the “accent” of another species when they enter its territory to help them better understand one another and potentially avoid conflict

map showing East-West rail plans

Leading Councillors have said they support the principle of the Bedford to Cambridge section of East West Rail, but are calling for more detail to understand the local impacts of the scheme.

ingoldisthorpe-wetland_image from Anglian Water

An ambitious new multi-agency taskforce seeks to bring renewed prosperity to the Fens through a radical new approach to managing land and water resources. Future Fens Integrated Adaptation will deliver resilience to the impacts of climate change, unlock housing growth and job creation, allow for upgraded transport links, improve biodiversity...

 ‘low level’ signals at the junction of Arbury Road and Campkin Road

New cycle-friendly traffic signals that give cycling journeys priority are to be installed at key junctions around Cambridge.

smoke stacks billowing clouds into the atmosphere Image by Emilian Robert Vicol from Pixabay

Research teams across the UK will investigate the viability of five innovative methods of large-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) removal from the atmosphere.


Tony Danker, CBI Director-General, today (Monday) outlines findings from a new, landmark economic plan seeking to establish a competitive, dynamic and future-focused UK following the shocks of Brexit and COVID-19 and in the run up to COP26 in Glasgow.

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2021 will see a significant expansion in Anglian Water’s Innovation Shop Window as it extends its geography, changes its decision-making structure, priorities and approach to accelerating the rate of innovation while removing any potential barriers.

  Enclosed, modular photobioreactor cultivating Chlorella, a rich source of essential nutrients including amino acids, iron, zinc and B-vitamins.  Credit: Vaxa, Iceland

Radical changes to the food system are needed to safeguard our food supply and combat malnutrition in the face of climate change, environmental degradation and epidemics, says new report.

Left-Right: Hans Poortinga, Global Manager MPS Technology & Expertise Centers, and Inge Smolders, Manager Marketing Communications, MPS Systems B.V. (The photograph was taken before the Covid 19 Pandemic)

MPS, a global manufacturer of flexo, hybrid, and offset press solutions, has gained the prestigious status of Bellissima DMS Press Manufacturer Partner (PMP).