Dr. George Foot, Founder & co-CEO, Sixfold Bioscience

London, UK, 02 Dec 2021: Sixfold Bioscience (Sixfold), a company harnessing computation and advanced chemistry to design RNA therapeutic delivery systems, today announced it has raised a total of $10.5 million USD (£7.8 million GBP) in its seed funding round. The funding will support the continued development of the Company’s...


HCR Hewitsons rasied a huge £42,565 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance to help fund specialised CPR training in East Anglia.

the big give logo

A leading children’s brain tumour charity, Tom’s Trust, is launching its '7 Wishes' campaign today to coincide with The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021.


Thought Machine, the cloud native core banking technology firm, has announced the close of its series C funding round, bringing $200m into the business from new and existing investors. This new round sees Thought Machine achieve unicorn status.

view of Cambridge city skyline

There’s still time for people to share their views on proposals to radically improve public transport and active travel journeys in Greater Cambridge.

Cambridge Index 29 Nov 21

The Cambridge Index fell 1,568.67 points or 6.1% to close at 24240.4, as eight of the top ten Index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share prices.

Images from BioBeat Summit 2021_ panel discussion and group looking at demo

Live-streamed to over 600 delegates from AstraZeneca’s new R&D Centre in Cambridge, UK, this year’s BioBeat Summit focused on optimising outcomes through digital innovation in clinical trials and beyond.  Read a summary of the event here:

 The playground at EACH's Milton hospice.

People across Cambridgeshire are being urged to support a children’s hospice and see their donations doubled during this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge.


A major review of perceptions of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) has revealed mixed opinions that vary across career stage and disciplines.

cartoon of family enjoying Games Eden Christmas Quiz

Gather your families, your bubbles, your housemates, your friends, your workmates (possibly from around the country!), or even just come by yourself to enjoy the Games Eden Christmas Quiz on Thursday 2 December (8pm).

Volunteer assisting with last year’s Christmas Tree Recycling scheme, which raised over £54,000 for the Hospice’s vital frontline service

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is asking the local community for their support with its annual Christmas Tree collection, sponsored by Cooke, Curtis & Co (Trumpington) and Cyber Business Growth (Royston).

Julie Moktadir, Head of Immigration at Stone King

With the approach of Advent, Cambridge law firm Stone King is offering a series of four, 30-minute webinars aimed specifically at faith based charities. Each Wednesday during Advent a speaker will review some of the key legal developments of 2021 across a range of pertinent areas, and the sessions are also an opportunity for an open discussion...

Mobile phone with ieso app in view

‍ieso has completed its £39million ($53 million) Series B financing round led by investment firm Morningside, with further new investment from Sony Innovation Fund and existing shareholders IP Group, Molten Ventures and Ananda Impact Ventures.

AstraZeneca Discovery Centre

AstraZeneca will today, in the presence of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, formally unveil The Discovery Centre (DISC) in Cambridge – a state-of-the-art research and development (R&D) facility designed to the world’s highest environmental standards and accommodating over 2,200 research scientists.

Steve Cox and walkers from Premier Travel

Dedicated staff from a family-run travel company became virtual globetrotters to raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

electric car being charged

Electric vehicle recharging firm Pod Point, founded by Ignite alumnus at Cambridge Judge Erik Fairbairn and CJBS fellow Peter Hiscocks, floats on the London Stock Exchange with a valuation of around £350 million.

Business award winners

Away from the screens and a chance to dust of the black-tie attire, the CambridgeshireLive Business Awards is returning to recognise and reward the region's top business talent.

Charco log and image of device in use on person's chest and finger pointing to it

Medtech startup Charco's seed round, led by Amadeus Capital Partners and Parkwalk Advisors, will support the launch of CUE1, a novel therapy with a waiting list of more than 5000 people. It is the largest European seed financing and sixth largest globally in 2021 for healthtech devices. Charco collaborates with the European Parkinson’s Disease...

Kam Pooni CEO Glyconics

Award-winning medtech firm, Glyconics© has secured £1.5million in an Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) funding round ahead of a series A round next year.

Walkers traversing the striking scenery of the Northumberland National Park along the Hadrian’s Wall Path in 2019 for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

You are invited to embark upon a Roman adventure in the beautiful wilds of North England in March next year! Trek a challenging 26 miles along the world-famous Hadrian’s Wall and raise essential funds for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity.