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GCHQ seeks start-ups to counter cyber-attacks

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ, together with Wayra UK, has launched a national call for start-ups to join its accelerator programme to develop the next generation of cyber security solutions.

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National Grid, Faraday Institute and Ofgem come to Cambridge for 10th anniversary Cleanpower

On 1-2 July 2019, the Cleanpower Smart Grids Conference summit and tech showcase - an independent Cambridge high-quality two-day executive event - welcomes National Grid, Faraday Institute and Ofgem back to Cambridge for its 10th anniversary!

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‘Mindreading’ neurons simulate decisions of social partners

Scientists have identified special types of brain cells that may allow us to simulate the decision-making processes of others, thereby reconstructing their state of mind and predicting their intentions. Dysfunction in these ‘simulation neurons’ may help explain difficulties with social interactions in conditions such as autism and social anxiety.

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MedTech start-up wins entrepreneurial competition

Congenita, a start-up tackling heart defects in newborn babies, has won the Medical Technology (MedTech) Venture Competition developed by the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre.

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Quantum leap towards cybersecurity

Quantum leap towards cybersecurity

Cambridge researchers are devising new methods to keep sensitive information out of the hands of hackers. They launched the UK’s first ‘unhackable’ network – made safe by the “laws of physics” – in 2018.

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PLOS Biology

Mice reveal 38 new genes involved in hearing loss

Multiple new genes involved in hearing loss have been revealed in a huge study of mouse mutants by researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and King’s College London, and colleagues. The new genes reveal the metabolic pathways and regulatory processes involved in hearing.

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Vision- public participation in environmental science

NERC invests £1.3m to engage the UK public on big issues in environmental science

An innovative project that will see researchers collaborate with diverse communities on issues in environmental science has been awarded £1·3 million through the the Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC's) Engaging Environments programme.

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This Land™ appoints leading property industry figures as Non-Executive Directors

Four of the UK’s most influential property industry figures have been appointed as Non-Executive Directors by This Land™, the development and investment business that is transforming homebuilding in the UK.

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Fujifilm announces the introduction of a 10 week cell line development timeline

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (Fujifilm), a leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) with experience in the development and manufacture of recombinant biopharmaceuticals and gene therapies, has announced the reduction of cell line development timelines with its Apollo X™ Advanced Mammalian Expression System.

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Jon Bradford

Jon Bradford: 'Godfather of European Accelerators'

Want to hear the inspirational journey of an entrepreneur, investor and VC and who is often referred to as the ‘Godfather of European Accelerators’? Jon Bradford was recently interviewed by the experienced Invested Investor, Peter Cowley.

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Drone operator

Buy cheap...buy twice!

This is a very old saying, but never a truer word has been spoken. It’s a plain fact of life that you cannot buy the cheapest of cheap and expect the results that you might expect from a professional who commands the market rate in any industry and the same can be said of commercial drone training. When you buy training, you are investing in your future, not just trying to buy your way to a piece of paper!

14/04/2019Read in full

Space, the creative frontier

Have you got a problem to solve? Something important you need to work out? There's only one sure fire way of doing so, writes communications consultant Simon Hall in his latest blog...

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New AI courses at ARU

New AI courses can help tackle ‘Grand Challenge’

Anglia Ruskin University is working with Cambridge tech companies to help the UK close the Artificial Intelligence skills gap by developing undergraduate and master’s courses.

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Council completes office purchase with rent to be re-invested into services

The investment purchase of an office building at Cambridge Science Park has been completed by South Cambridgeshire District Council. A £13-million investment is being made in the building – 140 Cambridge Science Park.

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Bioblitz 2018 Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Check out the local wildlife at BioBlitz 2019 - Cambridge University Botanic Garden

BioBlitz 2019, a weekend of wildlife workshops, talks and walks, takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Cambridge University Botanic Garden on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April.

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SyndicateRoom’s new animation translates the UK’s most generous tax relief into plain English

Over a year in the making, SyndicateRoom has just released a charming little animation explaining one of the most important tax reliefs for investors in startups, EIS – the Enterprise Investment Scheme.

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How to run an Google Ads campaign with only £150.

How to run a low budget Google Ads campaign + get great results!

Within this short guide, Growth Architects will show you how to spend as little as £150 per month and get results from your Google Ads campaign straight-away, using a tightly grouped ad group and targeted search terms relevant to your business. #Advertising-by-numbers.

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Beekeepers from the Southport & District beekeepers branch

Spring, a hive of activity at Prior Scientific

Spring offers many surprises as things come out from hibernation during the winter period. Prior Scientific this week received an old PriorLux microscope for repair:"After 100 years it's nice to look at our old microscopes and see the impact they are still having on the world around us," says the tream.

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March passenger growth rounds-off strong winter performance at London Stansted

London Stansted welcomed 2.11 million passengers to the airport in March, up 6.1 per cent on the same month in 2018.

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Nanna Therapeutics awarded Innovate UK grant

Nanna Therapeutics Ltd, a biotechnology company developing novel drugs to combat age-related diseases, particular those caused by mitochondrial dysfunction, announced that it had been awarded funding from Innovate UK totalling £829,892 to apply its ground-breaking nanoscale medicines discovery engine to develop novel disease modulating drugs.

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