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 Professor Wolf Reik. Courtesy of Keith Heppell and the Cambridge Independent.

Professor Wolf Reik has been appointed Acting Director of the Babraham Institute with immediate effect, following the sad loss of Professor Michael Wakelam at the end of March.

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Following much speculation, on Friday 29th May, the Chancellor gave more details of the applicable terms of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from June to the end of October 2020. He outlined a gradual shifting over the coming months of financial responsibility from the Government to employers.

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Medovate, the medical device development company, has announced that it will be partnering with the New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) to support the launch of SAFIRA™,  its innovation for regional anesthesia in the United States.
 

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Semiconductor company Flusso has raised a $5.7 million Series A funding round to scale up production of the world’s smallest flow sensor. The round was led by existing investor Parkwalk Advisors and new investor Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund, with participation from Cambridge Enterprise, 24 Haymarket, Martlet, and Cambridge Angels.

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Dow and Johnson Matthey have announced China-based company, Zibo Qixiang Tengda Chemical Company, Ltd. has selected LP OxoSM Technology to produce isononyl alcohol (INA) at its new manufacturing facility. 

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A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, all the way from cracking the eggs to plating the finished dish, and refined the ‘chef’s’ culinary skills to produce a reliable dish that actually tastes good.

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The Institute of Directors (IoD) is seeking a new regional chair to represent the interests of its members in the East of England.

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Business debt will slow the economic recovery from coronavirus unless steps are taken to make the burden more manageable for small and mid-sized companies, the Institute of Directors said today [Wednesday].

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Bango (AIM: BGO), the mobile commerce company, announces that deploying its payment optimisation technology has enabled du, the leading UAE mobile operator, to grow its active carrier billing customer base.

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The Xaar 1003 printhead is proving instrumental for industrial 3D printing manufacturer dp polar GmbH, enabling its revolutionary AMpolar i2 to print Additive Manufacturing parts on a truly industrial scale.

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The ice shelves surrounding the Antarctic coastline retreated at speeds of up to 50 metres per day at the end of the last Ice Age, far more rapid than the satellite-derived retreat rates observed today, new research has found.

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02-06-2020

Johnson Matthey in Royston has donated space at one its sites to help DHL to assemble ventilators on behalf of Ventilator Challenge UK. This is a not for profit organisation that is led by two different consortia making two types of ventilators.

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In light of the Coronavirus, we are all getting used to the new normal that is everyday life. Phrases like ‘social distancing’ and ‘flattening the curve’ have become phrases to live by as communities up and down the country try and adjust.

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Over £1.25m in grant funding is now available to help hundreds of small South Cambridgeshire businesses – who have not been eligible for Coronavirus support so far – to secure jobs and recover.

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As a result of Covid-19, the need to optimise the global supply chain is more urgent than ever. But for businesses that consider China a critical part of their supply chain, the big question is not whether the change should happen now, but how. Ting Zhang, CEO & Founder of Crayfish.io, discusses the issues.

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Mission Therapeutics, a drug discovery and development company focused on selectively inhibiting deubiquitylating enzymes (DUBs), today announces its move to new purpose-built headquarters on the Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge.

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To help companies transfer their face-to-face training sessions to virtual platforms, Cambridge-based Acteon is rolling out a new integration with Zoom within its learning management system, Breeio.

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The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, the most prestigious awards for UK businesses, are now open for applications.

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The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented public health crisis, presenting new and profound challenges on multiple fronts around the world. Throughout this period, the response from science, technology and innovation communities has been remarkable, proving that innovation and learning, inter-disciplinary methods...

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