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Cambridge Index 21 Dec 2020

The Cambridge Index climbed 769.5 points or 3.6% to close at 22046.7, as nine of the top ten Index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share price.

22-12-2020
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Digitally-excluded children in South Cambridgeshire are to be given a helping hand to get online with funding from a package of grants financed via the Government’s Winter Support Grant scheme.

22-12-2020
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2020 has been an extremely busy year for employment law, with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic placing both employers and employees in uncharted territory. This year saw many employers needing to get to grips with the new concept of ‘furloughing’, keep up to date with ever-changing Government guidance and adapt to homeworking (a change...

21-12-2020

2020 has been a watershed year. Business change has been sudden and rapid. With the benefit of 20:20 hindsight, it is now clear that three trends will continue to be important in 2021.

21-12-2020

Avacta Group plc (AIM: AVCT), the developer of innovative cancer therapies and diagnostics based on its proprietary Affimer® and pre|CISION™ platforms, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a licence agreement with Astrea Bioseparations for the use of the Affimer platform in affinity purification applications.

21-12-2020
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UK Government funding means businesses across the East of England can contact Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) for advice and support to help protect themselves from cyber-crime.

21-12-2020
Mogrify HQ

Mogrify®, the life science company transforming the development of cell therapies have grown rapidly since forming. They wanted their headquarters in The Cambridge Science Park Bio-Innovation centre to have versatility in accommodating their continued growth and to provide flexibility within the breakout areas.

 

 

21-12-2020
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In her regular series for Cambridge Network members - now in its 15th year - software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'.  This week she offers her Best of 2020 -the  top 10 tips of this year.

21-12-2020
Danish and Norwegian planes

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (MADG) has underlined its position as the leading globalC-130 support specialist by winning a seven-year contract with the Norwegian Defence Logistic Organisation and the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation that will see it continue to maintain the nations’ combined fleet of eight C-130J...

21-12-2020
Granite 2 2020 Review

Granite 5 looks back on an unusual year...

21-12-2020
V7 Labs - Alberto Rizzoli and Simon Edwardsson

V7 Labs, the computer vision platform trusted by hundreds of customers including Tractable, GE Healthcare and Merck, has announced the closing of a $3M Seed round led by Amadeus Capital Partners, joined by Partech, Air Street Capital, and Miele Venture.

21-12-2020

Business confidence in the East of England rose 20 points month-on-month during December to -1%, its highest point since the beginning of the pandemic in March, according to the latest Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

21-12-2020
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The way people are discharged from hospital across the region should work better for patients, says a new report from Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, which has just been published.

21-12-2020
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Agri-TechE is facilitating the growth of the agri-tech ecosystem by bringing together people from different spheres that may not otherwise have met. Speakers at its events include a mixture of farmers, technologists and scientists who explore challenges and consider solutions from different perspectives.

21-12-2020

An artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled low-cost digital stethoscope – invented during the COVID-19 pandemic by University of Cambridge engineering department alumna Dr Ruodan Lu – has won an industry innovation award.

21-12-2020
A Brainbow patient playing a present stacking game with his friends and family at last year’s event at Swynford Manor

Young Addenbrooke’s Hospital patients are to have a cracking Christmas event this year, despite the pandemic.

21-12-2020
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Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge is one of four in England and Wales with the lowest death rate following a specialist emergency procedure, says a new report.

21-12-2020
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An art competition has been launched for young people across the UK, with the winners having their artwork displayed at the COP26 Climate Change conference next year in Glasgow.

21-12-2020

The relationship between a sales organisation and its legal team has always been an important one. Any good sales professional should know the value of a strong legal partner and how this relationship can be critical in closing deals.

21-12-2020
Communication Strategy 'That Works' Podcast

 A local communication consultant and PR expert is throwing her arms around the Cambridge business community and beyond, by launching a free bite-size advice podcast to help startups and growing businesses understand the 'comms stuff' earlier on in their growth journey, save time and money with resources, and have more impact with customers and...

19-12-2020

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