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The ‘RECOVERY’ trial has released preliminary results showing lopinavir/ritonavir, an antiviral drug commonly used to treat HIV, had no significant mortality benefit in hospitalised COVID-19 patients.

01-07-2020

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, has launched a new fund to help cutting-edge companies of all sizes recover, grow, and drive a re-building economy.

01-07-2020
Field at Lode

The fields of LodeStar, covering 200 acres of fine lawn just outside Cambridge, are opening from mid July to mid August for Covid-19 safe camping.

01-07-2020
drug capsules on a blue background

Most approved “priority” medicines are developed by biotech rather than large pharmaceutical firms, says a two-decade study at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.

01-07-2020
April Taylor (left) and Joanne Butler (right) join BioStrata.

BioStrata, the life science marketing specialist, has appointed two new recruits further advancing the agency’s expert marketing team.

01-07-2020
  Portrait of playful girl covering father's eyes in park  Credit: Family Equality via Flickr

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research suggests.

01-07-2020
Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020 banner

The Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020 will be a celebration of all things Cambridge that you can enjoy from your garden or living room.

01-07-2020

Taylor Wessing has advised Swiss Life REIM (France) on the disposal of “Neuer Dovenhof” in Hamburg to Zurich. The net purchase price amounts to approximately EUR 150 million.

30-06-2020
Graph showing falling number of employees on payroll

It’s hard for any of us to ignore that the world is in the grips of a crisis. It is in times like this of mass uncertainty and economic instability that many Cambridge companies have to make difficult decisions, often leading to redundancies.

30-06-2020
PharmEnable team

PharmEnable, a Cambridge-based drug discovery company using advanced medicinal chemistry and AI-enabled approaches to design the next generation of highly complex and specific drug candidate molecules, announces it has closed a £1.8 million seed financing to support its transition into a drug development company.

30-06-2020
Versius surgical robotic system in action in an operating room

CMR Surgical Ltd, the company behind the next-generation surgical robotic system Versius®, today announces a mid-year business update.

30-06-2020

As Cambridge City Council works to support the recovery of the city after the impact of Covid-19, a report on council finances suggests the impact on the council could add up to losses of £10m in the current year...

30-06-2020
ARC national mental health network banner

People using mental health services, including children and young people across the country, are set to benefit from a new national research network leading projects to improve practice and care.

30-06-2020
AWS Cloud IoT projects advanced by Cambridge team

Cambridge-based professional services consultancy Green Custard joins an elite group of just 35 companies to achieve AWS CloudFormation Service Delivery Partner status. This award-winning company drives value through creative software solutions and this new AWS CloudFormation Delivery Partner status is recognition of their expertise by the...

30-06-2020
Housing estate under construction

In response to the development sector, the Government has published the Business and Planning Bill to extend planning permissions and listed building consents until 1 April 2021. Gemma Dudley of Hewitsons provides the details.

30-06-2020

What do we know about covid-19 vaccine candidates under development? What is involved in the vaccine development, trial and innovation process? How will a successful vaccine be distributed?

30-06-2020
  An advanced prototype of the PoliValve  Credit: Professor Raimondo Ascione, University of Bristol

A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require lifelong blood-thinning medication after valve replacement surgery.

30-06-2020
L-R: Michael Kitson, Dr Stella Pachidi, Dr Mia Gray, Dr Kishore Sengupta

The latest podcast from Cambridge Judge Business School focuses on technology at work at a time when many people are working at home. The podcast, which was recorded remotely, looks at the roles of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and other automation, and their short- and long-term effects on the workplace and skills development...

30-06-2020
290620_The Cambridge & FTSE AIM 100 Index Movement

The Cambridge Index dropped 190.7 points or 0.8% to close at 23,169.0, as eight of the top ten Index heavyweights posted weekly losses to their share price.

30-06-2020
Heidi Jones

Birketts has advised high-tech recruitment expert firm ECM Selection on the successful management buy-out by the new directors, Mr Dan Archer and Dr Keith Tan.

30-06-2020

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