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Scientists have long debated which genetic information carrier – DNA or RNA – started life on Earth, but a new study suggests life could have begun with a bit of both. The research, led by scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), in Cambridge, shows for the first time how some of the building...

04-06-2020
AED Trainer Designed by IDC

International product design company, IDC (Industrial Design Consultancy), has just developed an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) training device to support the training of first aid workers.  Working for long-standing medical client, XFT, the team also developed XFT's previous AED trainer which went on to become XFT's most successful...

04-06-2020
AMC Garden Office

Foxton-based exhibition company, AMC Exhibitions, is proving how important it is to innovate during times of adversity as they diversify into the Garden Office market by launching AMC Garden Rooms.

04-06-2020
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The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women launches a new programme of professional support to combat the effects of COVID-19 on women business owners in low and middle income countries.

04-06-2020

Taylor Wessing joins forces with UKHospitality ahead of court action to support the hospitality sector.

 

03-06-2020

A recent IFS study found that working mothers are 14% more likely to have been furloughed than fathers. What does this mean for the gender wage gap and the future of our workforce?

03-06-2020

The Board of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has unanimously approved triggering the process through which 11 market towns can bid for millions of pounds to help them build the future they want.

03-06-2020
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Digital agency Rubber Cheese has created one of the programmes for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women 'Business Resilience Programme’ in partnership with Cambridge Wireless,...

03-06-2020
 Professor Wolf Reik. Courtesy of Keith Heppell and the Cambridge Independent.

Professor Wolf Reik has been appointed Acting Director of the Babraham Institute with immediate effect, following the sad loss of Professor Michael Wakelam at the end of March.

03-06-2020
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Following much speculation, on Friday 29th May, the Chancellor gave more details of the applicable terms of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from June to the end of October 2020. He outlined a gradual shifting over the coming months of financial responsibility from the Government to employers.

03-06-2020
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Medovate, the medical device development company, has announced that it will be partnering with the New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) to support the launch of SAFIRA™,  its innovation for regional anesthesia in the United States.
 

03-06-2020
Flusso sensor on PCB

Semiconductor company Flusso has raised a $5.7 million Series A funding round to scale up production of the world’s smallest flow sensor. The round was led by existing investor Parkwalk Advisors and new investor Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund, with participation from Cambridge Enterprise, 24 Haymarket, Martlet, and Cambridge Angels.

03-06-2020
Dow, Johnson Matthey and Qixiang Tengda logos

Dow and Johnson Matthey have announced China-based company, Zibo Qixiang Tengda Chemical Company, Ltd. has selected LP OxoSM Technology to produce isononyl alcohol (INA) at its new manufacturing facility. 

03-06-2020
omelette in a pan

A team of engineers have trained a robot to prepare an omelette, all the way from cracking the eggs to plating the finished dish, and refined the ‘chef’s’ culinary skills to produce a reliable dish that actually tastes good.

03-06-2020
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The Institute of Directors (IoD) is seeking a new regional chair to represent the interests of its members in the East of England.

03-06-2020

Business debt will slow the economic recovery from coronavirus unless steps are taken to make the burden more manageable for small and mid-sized companies, the Institute of Directors said today [Wednesday].

03-06-2020

Bango (AIM: BGO), the mobile commerce company, announces that deploying its payment optimisation technology has enabled du, the leading UAE mobile operator, to grow its active carrier billing customer base.

03-06-2020
3D printed samples

The Xaar 1003 printhead is proving instrumental for industrial 3D printing manufacturer dp polar GmbH, enabling its revolutionary AMpolar i2 to print Additive Manufacturing parts on a truly industrial scale.

03-06-2020
  View from Agulhas II  Credit: Julian Dowdeswell

The ice shelves surrounding the Antarctic coastline retreated at speeds of up to 50 metres per day at the end of the last Ice Age, far more rapid than the satellite-derived retreat rates observed today, new research has found.

03-06-2020

International law firm Taylor Wessing has advised on the sale of the Glide group to the infrastructure fund Alinda Capital Partners.

02-06-2020

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