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Lorry on the highway Image Credit: Siemens

Electrification of 7,500km of the UK’s major road network would enable most lorries to be powered by overhead charging cables, resulting in dramatically reduced carbon emissions, a new report has found.

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High-voltage probe station for the characterisation of power devices (part of the 'Royce equipment' at the Department of Engineering).  Credit: Cambridge GaN Devices Ltd (CGD)

Cambridge GaN Devices Ltd (CGD), a spin-out from the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering, will lead a €10.3 million project dedicated to the design and development of the most energy-efficient next-generation Gallium nitride (GaN) power modules.

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 Head Girl at St Mary’s, Molly Punshon

Traditionally, at this time of year St Mary’s Sixth Form, Cambridge – a leading independent day and boarding school for girls – would join together to celebrate the brilliant academic successes of its students. In this sense, 2020 is no different, as its students...

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Non-player characters are the heart and soul of many video games, and new AI technology lets developers create characters that act organically and respond naturally to the player.

14-08-2020

Speechmatics, a UK leader in any-context speech recognition technology, has announced that US-based Veritone, Inc., the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, now offers secure transcription capability as a cognitive service within Veritone’s aiWARETM operating system for AI.

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Christine de Ferrars Green

Mills & Reeve has advised Urban&Civic on a pioneering partnership deal to develop a £1.2 billion new homes project at Manydown in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

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Xiaolei Liu

Birketts has announced the appointment of Xiaolei Liu as a Solicitor in its highly regarded Employee Incentives team.

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pharmaceutical production line

While pharmaceuticals contribute to approximately 2% of annual air cargo volume, the industry transports over one trillion dollars’ worth of cargo every year (IATA). Pharmaceutical shipments have an overwhelmingly large impact on the global response to infectious diseases and general healthcare.

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SEHTA banner

Following the success of its inaugural webinar series which focused on medical devices, eg technology (egt) is once again teaming up with the South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA) to host a series of three webinars dedicated to the design and development of in-vivo devices, microfluidics and diagnostics.

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Museum of Cambridge

The Museum of Cambridge has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £210,600 to support Museum Making, which will be a transformational project for the Museum.

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Plants flourishing at Northstowe allotments

Residents are reaping the benefits of growing their own food at the very first allotments in Northstowe – and enjoying respite from lockdown.

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EACH - goods in Granny's Online Attic

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) is set to host a virtual shopping fair through its eBay store on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th August.

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The Cambridge Science Park based company Iprova marks ten years of pioneering the digital transformation of invention through its data-driven invention technology. 

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Work in lab at Reflection Therapeutics

Reflection Therapeutics, Cambridge-based developer of cell therapy against neuroinflammation, is pleased to announce the start of a major Innovate Smart Grant project co-funded by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.

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Lumeon care pathway illustration

Boston, USA...Lumeon, the leader in care pathway orchestration, announced that it has closed $30M in Series D funding led by new investors Optum Ventures and Endeavour Vision, with participation from current investors LSP, MTIP, IPF Partners, Gilde and Amadeus Capital Partners.

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EACH eBay team

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) has seen its eBay shop smash its previous record for monthly income following its return from lockdown.

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TRB Lightweight Structures (TRB) has won a £19 million deal to export electric car battery parts made from organic waste to the United States.

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CHURCH OF ST THOMAS À BECKET, RAMSEY, CAMBRIDGESHIRE – RELISTING AT GRADE I

Two Grade I listed churches in the East of England have been re-listed  by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England,  with new information linking them to the Second World War and the Allied victory in Japan.

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Tilney, the Cambridge-based financial planning and investment management group, has been unveiled as the sponsor of the CEO of the Year category at the 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards.

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  The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli, 1781  Credit: Wikipedia

Sleep paralysis – a condition thought to explain a number of mysterious experiences including alleged cases of alien abduction and demonic night-time visits – could be treated using a technique of meditation-relaxation, suggests a pilot study published today.

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