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Artificial pancreas screen

The world’s first licensed, downloadable artificial pancreas app for people with type 1 diabetes has been launched, based on over a decade of research by Professor Roman Hovorka at the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

16-03-2020
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The latest episode of Scaling, Failing & Prevailing  talks to Tim Robinson, COO of Tech East.

16-03-2020
Professor Gordon Harold

The University of Cambridge is creating a new Professorship in education and mental health, to further strengthen a growing research programme aimed at improving the wellbeing, and associated life chances, of children and young adults.

16-03-2020
farmer's field

New global land use mapping, jet stream-led forecasting and novel agricultural insurance to off-set price volatility will be discussed at the Agri-TechE event ‘De-risking Agriculture Through Weather-Tech’.

16-03-2020
Cranes on a construction site

Hewitsons is founder member of an international group of law firms, LawExchange International and discussions with members of the Construction Law teams of those firms have resulted in a number of thoughts about what needs to be considered in regard to how the coronavirus (COVID-19) could impact the construction industry.

16-03-2020
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Music-based exercises could have a positive effect on mood and concentration, increase motivation, and promote changes in the brain to improve function for patients who have suffered a stroke or other brain injuries, according to new research.

16-03-2020

The old saying has it that, "If you don't ask, you don't get", and, writes Simon Hall, here's an example of how asking shows the very spirit you need to succeed... and can bring great results.

15-03-2020
National Paralegal Awards finalist poster

Top 100 law firm Birketts’ Senior Conveyancing Executive Kelvin Cooper has been nominated as a finalist for the title of Best Conveyancing Paralegal at the National Paralegal Awards for the second year running. Kelvin has also been asked to join the advisory board for the...

13-03-2020

On 11th March the Chancellor carried the famous red briefcase from 11 Downing Street to the Houses of Parliament and delivered the UK’s first budget since October 2018. The budget contains a number of notable items from an agricultural perspective.

13-03-2020
Cambridge Science Festival banner

Cambridge Science Festival, which is run by the University of Cambridge and attracts thousands of visitors from across the region and nationally, has issued an official statement:

13-03-2020
Kalium Health team

Kalium Health, which aims to transform the lives of patients with kidney disease, announces the completion of a seed investment round. Cambridge Enterprise led the over-subscribed round with participation from Kidney Research UK, Cambridge Angels and Martlet Capital, the investment arm of Marshall of Cambridge Group.

13-03-2020
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Feabhas, the UK’s leading independent provider of embedded software development training announces that it is offering courses through remote delivery.

13-03-2020

Soukeyna Niangane has joined Salus Wellness this month.

12-03-2020

Cambridge-based Independent Financial Adviser firm Martin-Redman Partners comments on the Budget, and what it could mean for you.

12-03-2020

With more and more companies locking down travel, promoting home-working, and the government announcing further restrictions on person to person contact, training and development could easily get put on hold. Yet if we put everything on hold then we become stagnant which isn't good for ourselves or our businesses. So don't stagnate.... ...

12-03-2020

Cambridge outstripped London in terms of investment per head in 2019, suggesting that the famous university city could be the UK’s new Silicon Valley.

12-03-2020

Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) and Goodwin are offering entrepreneurs and start-ups a chance to book a short appointment to discuss venture capital. This offering is ideally suited for those working in the tech and life sciences sectors who have secured an initial investment and are...

12-03-2020

Good news for companies claiming the R&D reliefs!

As part of yesteray's Budget policy changes, the Chancellor has announced four changes affecting those companies that claim or will claim the R&D tax relief. The changes will affect claimants under both the R&D Expenditure Credit scheme and the SME scheme.

12-03-2020

New data from the Centre for Business Research (CBR) in the University of Cambridge, commissioned by Cambridge Ahead, shows significant growth in the region. Employment has risen by +5.9%. These corporate figures contrast with the performance of the UK economy as a whole, where employment grew by just 0.7% (ONS’ BRES).

12-03-2020
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Cofinitive are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted in the upcoming Business Weekly Awards.

12-03-2020

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