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An improved cycling, walking and equestrian route has opened in Sawston to deliver smoother and safer journeys.

31-10-2019
  Inhaler  Credit: coltsfan

Many current inhalers for conditions such as asthma contain propellants that are potent greenhouse gases. A study from researchers at the University of Cambridge has found that switching to alternative, greener inhalers would not only result in large carbon savings, but could be achieved alongside reduced drug costs by using less expensive...

31-10-2019
Robert Macfarlane 2019 Credit:Alex Turner

Underland by the Cambridge-based writer Robert Macfarlane has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2019.

31-10-2019
Image: Miltenyi Biotec ClinMACS Prodigy machine, GSK R&D Cell and Gene Therapy, Stevenage Photographer: Richard Moran, May 2018

On 19 November, the UK BioBeat19 summit goes to Stevenage to discuss the potential of cell and gene therapy and how to accelerate these transformational medicines.

31-10-2019
a field of oil rigs

A new book co-edited by Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School addresses how Arab countries can escape a “resource curse” in which oil and gas riches don’t translate into long-term economic growth and stability.

31-10-2019
An integrated electric drive axle from Magna’s portfolio of electrified drivetrain products.

Magna has been awarded a grant by the US Department of Energy (US DOE) to develop and ‘auto-qualify’ advanced electric motor technologies for next-generation vehicle propulsion systems.

31-10-2019

The forthcoming IDTechEx Show!  - with over 250 exhibitors - features many working on 3D electronics, while conference tracks cover topics ranging from stretchable sensors to In Mold Electronics to 3D printed electronics. Here, Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, previews the event...

31-10-2019
  Alps Tree branch  Credit: Ulf Büntgen

The University of Cambridge is launching two new climate-focused graduate programmes, exploring the past and potential futures of the interaction between the planet and humanity, to train a new generation of creative and innovative leaders to respond to our most pressing global challenge.

31-10-2019
Blighter B400 Series Wide Area Security Radar for Airports and CNI Sites

Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd , a British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning (e-scan) radars and counter-drone solutions, has secured a significant growth capital loan from BOOST&Co to further exploit the success of its advanced radars and counter-drone solutions for use by airports, nuclear power stations, oil/gas...

30-10-2019
Scientists are developing a low cost, rapid diagnostic sensor test which aims to show the susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics within 45 minutes

Scientists are developing a low cost, rapid diagnostic sensor test which aims to show the susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics within 45 minutes.

30-10-2019
PEMCF advises on management buyout at Independent Project Engineering

A company that provides technology and systems integration services to leading broadcast media organisations has completed a management buyout. Colin Judge, a co-founder, of Melbourn-based Independent Project Engineering Ltd (IPE) and his co-director Ray Bragg have transferred ownership to a new management team who will take IPE forward to its...

30-10-2019
Broadband Speed logo

BroadbandUK's Broadband Speed Test is the fastest growing speed test in the UK.

30-10-2019
GiroNEX launches Cube Plus

GiroNEX – the Ely-based technology spin-out – has today announced a move into the pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment market, with the launch of its Cube Plus automated precision powder dispensing system for use in manufacturing powder-filled capsules and vials for early phase clinical trials and related drug development studies.

30-10-2019
 Forest transition in Cameroon.  Credit: Mokhamad Edliadi/CIFOR

Largest study yet to compare protected with “matched” unprotected land finds “significantly higher” increases in human pressure – primarily through agriculture – in protected areas across the tropics.

30-10-2019
flocc creative marketing agency team

Creative Marketing Agency flocc is delighted to announce the opening of its new Cambridge office at WeWork, Station Road, Cambridge as part of its expansion in the city.

29-10-2019
Tim Pullan, founder and CEO of ThoughtRiver

Joanna Goodman of Evolve the Law caught up with Tim Pullan, founder and CEO of ThoughtRiver, at Legal Geek in London.

29-10-2019
Jana Hovanec

Jana Hovanec, who has just joined Salus Wellness Clinics, is a qualified Thrive programme consultant. She works with anyone wanting to optimise their mental well being.

29-10-2019
Mike Anstey of Cambridge Innovation Capital

Sense Biodetection Limited (Sense) developers of simple, ultra-rapid, handheld tests for flu and other infectious diseases has raised £12.3M, in a funding round led by Cambridge Innovation Capital, with participation from Jonathan Milner.

29-10-2019

If you’re going along to WIRED Smarter,  Audio Analytic will also be there to showcase the exciting capabilities of its sound recognition technology, across smart speakers, the smart home, hearables, mobile and automotive.

29-10-2019

Turing Intelligence Technology (TurinTech.ai) has raised over £1 million in seed funding, led by IQ Capital. The company applies cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise and evolve generic software. The funding raised will be used to hire additional data scientists and deepen its ‘Optimisation Automation’ suite.

29-10-2019

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