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From Greece to Scotland Yard to providing drugs for clinical trials: Cambridge MBA alumna Vanessa Dekou (MBA 2002) built a global pharma business from scratch.

17-10-2019
Akira Wiberg collecting his prize from Executive Chair Professor Fiona Watt

MRC-funded PhD student Akira Wiberg, of the University of Oxford, scooped the main prize of this year's Max Perutz Science Writing Award. At the awards ceremony this week, Akira received the first prize of £1,500 for his article: "Getting on your nerves."

17-10-2019
Johnson Matthey to open new battery application centre at Milton Park

Johnson Matthey (JM), the global leader in sustainable technologies, is to open a new battery application centre at the business and science community of Milton Park in Oxfordshire.

17-10-2019

Cambridge City Council will welcome Eddie Barcan of Splendid Events as the guest artistic director for the 2020 Cambridge Folk Festival.

17-10-2019
Representatives from the Best Employers Eastern Region 2018 Platinum and Gold accredited organisations

Employers passionate about developing their organisation’s culture, engagement levels and workplace environment can now register to take part in Best Employers Eastern Region 2020 and book a place at the launch event.

17-10-2019
Cancer cells in electron microscope scan (Photo: Pixabay)

EPSRC-funded researchers use light to activate a cancer-killing compound which attacks the NADH co-enzyme – a vital energy-producing machinery in the cancer cells.

17-10-2019
dandelion clock blowing in the wind

A key part of anyone’s financial life plan should be a will, power of attorney and a little bit of light philosophy around who gets what and why, what to keep close and what to give away while still very much alive. 

17-10-2019

For the first time, scientists have uncovered the likely series of events that led to the world’s deadliest malaria parasite being able to jump from gorillas to humans. Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and the University of Montpellier reconstructed an approximately 50,000-year-old gene sequence that was acquired by the ancestor of...

17-10-2019

ThoughtRiver has produced a new downloadable guide on how technology can help managed legal services providers to extract the full value of their client relationships.

16-10-2019

ThoughtRiver, the market leader in intelligent legal pre-screening, has announced that its core platform, which standardises the interpretation and review of legal contracts, is to be used in a broader technology play that represents a significant investment by PwC.

16-10-2019
Professor Rajiv Raman received the award of Honorary Doctor of Health Sciences from Anglia Ruskin University

Internationally renowned retinal specialist Professor Rajiv Raman received the award of Honorary Doctor of Health Sciences from Anglia Ruskin University Vice Chancellor, Professor Roderick Watkins, at a graduation ceremony at the Cambridge Corn Exchange yesterday (Tuesday).

16-10-2019
Healx team photo

Healx, the AI-powered and patient-inspired technology company specialising in treatments for rare diseases, today announces that it has raised $56 million in a Series B financing round, led by one of Europe’s largest VC firms Atomico and joined by Intel Capital, Global Brain and btov Partners.

 

16-10-2019
Galaxy Care surgical team with Versius® surgical robotic system

CMR Surgical Ltd today announced that Galaxy Care Hospital in Pune, India, has become the first hospital in the world to procure Versius®, a next-generation surgical robotic system. A range of surgical procedures have already been conducted using Versius® at the world-renowned centre for laparoscopy, including transthoracic, hysterectomies and...

16-10-2019
HFW European Aviation Conference, which took place in Paris

Managing simultaneous translation for a major aviation conference in France was the latest high-level project for Luciana Scrofani Green, founder of One Stop Language Solutions (OSLS).

16-10-2019

To protect your existing migrant team, it is important that you apply to renew your sponsor licence in time before the expiry date of the licence.

16-10-2019
SEED Ensemble

Cambridge city is once again set to become a world-class music hub as renowned and emerging jazz talent takes to the stage at venues across the city next month during the annual jazz celebration, the Cambridge International Jazz Festival.

16-10-2019
The team behind Fitz Events, left to right: Jo Olivey, Lina Vainauskaite, Robert Clarke, Caroline Choat (ret’d), Emma Hilditch and Lucy Allinson.

Forty event planners attended a recent reception to celebrate the relaunch of the conference and meetings offering at Fitzwilliam College, now branded Fitz Events.

16-10-2019
James Veale receives engineering award from Prof Lucy Rogers

James Veale, product manager at GiroNEX – a technology spin-out company from Innomech Group – was named ‘Young Design Engineer of the Year’ at the 10th anniversary British Engineering Excellence Awards ceremony in London on Friday 11 October.

16-10-2019

Metal Organic Framework company framergy, Inc., is the first to commercialise networked porous organic polymers, by unlocking direct air capture of carbon dioxide. Strem Chemicals is in the fortunate position of being able to supply this ground breaking material which has incredible and unparalleled molecular storage capacity, making this...

15-10-2019
 (Left to right) Richard Heggie (Barclays), Juliet Rogan (Barclays),  Eric Mayes, CEO, Endomag, Sir Trevor McDonald.  Credit: Casey Gutteridge, CPG Photos

Endomag, based at St John’s Innovation Park, Cambridge, has won the ‘International Expansion of the Year’ award at the Barclays’ annual High Growth and Entrepreneur Awards. The awards were announced by Sir Trevor McDonald at the Bloomsbury Ballroom in central London.

15-10-2019

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