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Dr Matt Gregory, co-founder & CEO, Isomerase

Chesterford Research Park is delighted to confirm that Isomerase will take up occupancy within Suite 4 of the Newnham Building upon its completion in mid 2020. The move will facilitate planned future growth for the successful nature products discovery and development provider.

24-07-2019
graph with globe depicting Investment Markets

Despite signals over the last quarter that all is not well with the global economy, markets have been responding positively to central bank indications that monetary easing is back and interest rate cuts are imminent. NW Brown Group comments:

24-07-2019

Cranfield University is launching the first Bioinformatics Masters level (Level 7) apprenticeship in the UK, responding to urgent industry demands for skills in this field.

24-07-2019

Open Pharma Research, a platform for information exchange and networking in the life sciences, is announcing the launch of an international congress: the Lab of the Future Congress. This major gathering will take place on the 13-14th of November 2019 at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridge, UK.

24-07-2019
banner depicting Cambridge ecosystem

Luminescence has secured an editorial series about investing in the Cambridge Cluster for the city’s new leading business publication, Cambridge Catalyst.

23-07-2019
paper dolls depict both men and women

The number of women entering the legal profession has been steadily increasing over the past 50 years. According to the SRA, on average, women make up 48% of all lawyers in law firms – a rise from around 10% back in...

23-07-2019
Code Nation & Cambridge Regional College team up to fill the skills gap

A brand new tech initiative will launch in Cambridge next month, known as The Digital Academy, to give budding coders across the region the opportunity to learn a range of new tech skills.

23-07-2019
220719_The Cambridge & FTSE AIM 100 Index Movement

The Cambridge Index declined 182.1 points or 0.7% to close at 25828.3, as Index heavyweights such as Johnson Matthey and DS Smith posted weekly losses to their share prices.

23-07-2019
Abbey-Chesterton Bridge: view from Diton Meadows

The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) has issued an update on Chisholm Trail, a mostly off road north-south strategic foot and cycleway through Cambridge, and plans for the Abbey-Chesterton bridge. Phase One, which will open up private green areas and link Stourbridge and Coldham’s Commons, is currently under construction.

23-07-2019
Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat (second left) in front of the aircraft with other attending dignitaries

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group rolled out the first of a number of C-130J Hercules aircraft it is preparing for delivery to the Bangladesh Air Force, during an official ceremony last week.

23-07-2019
Finger prick testing. Credit Chanaki Amaratunga

Genomic surveillance has revealed that malaria resistance to two first-line antimalarial drugs has spread rapidly from Cambodia to neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, University of Oxford and Mahidol University, Bangkok, discovered that descendants of one multi-drug resistant malaria strain...

23-07-2019

More than $168 million (£134 million) of Venture Capital (VC) was invested into startups across the East of England over the past three months, according to figures from KPMG’s Venture Pulse Survey.

23-07-2019

Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd (CTT), the leading provider of piezoelectric UltraTouch multi-force-and-touch technology to the consumer electronics, automotive, industrial and military markets, today announced it has closed an oversubscribed $10 million Series B funding round, bringing the total amount raised to nearly $20 million.

23-07-2019
  Magma erupting at the Holuhraun lava field in August 2014  Credit: Bob White

The molten rock that feeds volcanoes can be stored in the Earth’s crust for as long as a thousand years, a result which may help with volcanic hazard management and better forecasting of when eruptions might occur.

22-07-2019
Professor Dame Ann Dowling awarded Royal Medal

Dame Ann Dowling, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cambridge, is to receive the Royal Medal from the Royal Society.

22-07-2019

New plans for areas across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc and the West of England have been unveiled, to boost productivity and economic growth.  Each Strategy sets out a plan to back businesses in each area to boost people’s earning power while creating high-quality, well paid jobs

22-07-2019

Abcam plc (AIM: ABC), a global leader in the supply of life science research tools, today issues an unaudited trading update for the year ended 30 June 2019 ahead of reporting its audited results on 9 September 2019.(1)

22-07-2019

Congenica, a digital health company enabling accelerated genomic data interpretation, today announced it has renamed its software platform Congenica® and expanded its capabilities to include CNV calling for exome and gene panel sequencing. The latest software version will continue to streamline and enhance...

22-07-2019

Do you remember when holiday pay used to be simple? Are you confident with your holiday pay calculations? Read more in this month’s People Matter newsletter from the HR Dept.

22-07-2019
Cambridge. Image by Ron Porter from Pixabay

A new economic report published today has revealed the huge potential for Cambridge to be one of the most environmentally sustainable cities in the UK.

22-07-2019

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