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train speeding through cityscape

Companies need to accelerate digital transformation in emerging from pandemic crisis, says Gavin Patterson of Salesforce, in an interview with Cambridge Judge Dean Christoph Loch.

23-09-2020
Hydrogen turbofan aircraft  Credit: Airbus

This week HRH The Prince of Wales gave the opening address to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Turbo Expo conference, the largest annual conference on the subject of flight and land-based power generation, due to have been held in London earlier this year but which is being held online due to the pandemic.

23-09-2020

Series B round led by Morningside Ventures provides foundation to accelerate the drug development of first-in-class immune-resetting therapies.

23-09-2020
Biocair_loading cargo onto a plane

We all hope that a COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon - but the global cold chain must be prepared to distribute these vaccines around the world, says Biocair.

23-09-2020
Shalom

Cambridge disability charity CBM is inviting groups to come together to mark CBM Sunday on 11th October 2020, but this year the charity expects that most events will be held online.

23-09-2020
Howard Archer

Despite the September CBI industrial trends survey, the EY ITEM Club believes that GDP growth in the third quarter is likely to be at least 15% up quarter-on-quarter as the economy benefited from reduced lockdown restrictions and the release of pent-up demand. However, it is increasingly evident that the fourth quarter will be more challenging...

23-09-2020

From fashion, to fitness, to health, to communication, connected wearable devices have been making inroads in a number of industries, and are now a well-established segment of the internet of things. Wearable devices have played a role in remote patient monitoring during the pandemic, but the technology is now also being explored as a means of...

22-09-2020
Alice Thynne of Neaves and Neat Employment Services

A business will not be successful without the right people. Many companies invest heavily in the recruitment process to ensure that they hire the right people. But you have to keep employees motivated beyond the initial recruitment and onboarding phase.

22-09-2020
commercial building

Boris Johnson is addressing the nation this afternoon and it is anticipated that he will again ask those who can to work from home and will impose a new nationwide 10pm curfew on bars and restaurants. With this tightening of all our freedoms there are calls on the government to extend the economic help they provided at the start of the pandemic...

22-09-2020
graphic: It isn't rocket science

Now that we have been through lockdown, with all its challenges, there may be a potential second lockdown?

22-09-2020

To tackle increasing numbers of young people aged 16-24 struggling to find work and on Universal Credit, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has announced a new partnership with Adecco Working Ventures.

22-09-2020
The Versius® Surgical Robotic System

CMR Surgical Ltd today announced the introduction of its next-generation surgical robotic system, Versius at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI), part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. Versius becomes the first ever surgical robot to be used to perform minimal access surgery (otherwise known as MAS or keyhole surgery) at Manchester...

22-09-2020
Owlstone EVOC probe graphic

Owlstone Medical, the global leader in Breath Biopsy® for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, today announced the results of a patient study that successfully demonstrates the use of exhaled limonene as a breath biomarker to measure liver function and stage liver disease.

22-09-2020

Featurespace™, the leading provider of Enterprise Financial Crime prevention software announced that Istanbul-based Akbank has selected the ARIC™ Risk Hub to reduce fraud risk, while increasing acceptance rates across all transactional channels for its nearly 18 million customers.

22-09-2020

Illumina, Inc. and GRAIL, a healthcare company whose mission is focused on multi-cancer early detection, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Illumina will acquire GRAIL for cash and stock consideration of $8 billion upon closing of the transaction.

22-09-2020
  Artist's impression of LTT 9779b  Credit: icardo Ramirez, Universidad de Chile

An international team of astronomers, including researchers from the University of Cambridge, has discovered a new class of planet, an ‘ultrahot Neptune’, orbiting the nearby star LTT 9779.

22-09-2020

Bango, the data driven commerce platform, has partnered with EPIC ON, the premium OTT platform by IN10 Media Network, to expand access to EPIC ON’s vast array of subscription based entertainment content into new regions.

22-09-2020

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is on track for its busiest year and is launching a major recruitment drive to help make the internet a safer place.

22-09-2020
The third Accelerate@Babraham cohort (left to right): Eugene Park, Co-founder, Stroma Biosciences, Tamsin Holland-Brown, Cambridge Paediatric HealthTech, Jon Cuccui, Scientific Founder, ArcVax and Matthew Griffiths, CTO, ConcR

The Babraham Research Campus’ third cohort of Accelerate@Babraham life science start-ups came together yesterday (Monday) for the first day of the 2020/21 programme.

22-09-2020
Dr Hermann Hauser_ © Amadeus Capital Partners

Nearly every winning company named in this year's prestigious Business Weekly Awards programme is a member of Cambridge Network, while Dr Hermann Hauser, one of Cambridge Network's Founder Directors, has won the Cambridge Enterprise Lifetime Achievement Award.

22-09-2020

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