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Taylor Wessing  has advised Boku Inc., a leading global mobile payment and mobile identity company, on its conditional acquisition of Fortumo Holdings, a transaction valued at a maximum enterprise value of $41 million. The acquisition will cement the Group's positioning as a leading mobile payment and mobile identity solutions company.

26-06-2020
 Independent Schools of the Year awards rosette

St Mary's School, Cambridge is delighted to be shortlisted for a prestigious 'Independent School of the Year 2020' award - the Marketing Award for Effective Brand Communication.

26-06-2020
road signs

The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) Executive Board has approved plans for a new high quality public transport route that will mean thousands of people can leave their cars at home and travel into the city and the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) more sustainably.

26-06-2020

With the welcome news of pubs, restaurants, hotels and hairdressers among businesses allowed to reopen in England on the 4th July, South Cambridgeshire District Council is urging all customer-facing SMEs to complete a short survey to share experiences and concerns about reopening, which the council will use to inform the support it...

26-06-2020

Seven major new research and innovation projects will boost economic growth and benefit people across central Scotland, Northern Ireland, south Wales, and three areas of England.  

26-06-2020
Kate Parkinson

Kate Parkinson, senior associate at BDB Pitmans, has been elected to the executive committee of the Charity Law Association.

26-06-2020

Taylor Wessing has received three awards at the LMG European Life Sciences Awards 2020.

26-06-2020
Artist's impression of new hotel

A 168-bedroom Hampton by Hilton hotel at the Imperial War Museum (IWM), Duxford has been given planning approval by South Cambridgeshire District Council’s Planning Committee this week.

26-06-2020

Faced with ongoing uncertainty about COVID’s global economic impacts, financial organisations are turning in increasing numbers to cutting-edge technologies that blend artificial and human intelligence.  The dynamic nature of the virus and of government responses mean that most existing financial models and indeed other typical assumptions have...

26-06-2020
Artist's impression of new Huawei R&D and manuifacturing centre

Huawei has won planning consent for the first phase of a new optoelectronics R & D and manufacturing centre in Cambridge. It plans to invest £1 billion in the first phase of the project, which includes construction of 50,000 square meters of facilities across nine acres of land and will directly create around 400 local jobs.

26-06-2020

The volunteer marketplace has never been so important, as people try and ensure they have the skills and experience necessary to keep themselves relevant.

26-06-2020
Artist's impression of DNA lesions. Credit: Petra Korlevic

A new study explores the evolution of tumours following chemical damage.

26-06-2020
Pig farm. Credit Harriet Bartlett

Compiled by a team of international wildlife and veterinary experts, a new study has identified seven routes by which pandemics could occur and 161 options for reducing the risk. It concludes that widespread changes to the way we interact with animals are needed; solutions that only address one issue – such as the trade in wild animals – are...

26-06-2020
  DNA Double Helix  Credit: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

Cambridge-led study discovers new genetic causes of rare diseases, potentially leading to improved diagnosis and better patient care.

26-06-2020
swirling ocean

As an act of nature, coronavirus may make people change climate change behaviour, says Lord John Browne, former CEO of energy company BP.

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L--R: Professor Christoph Loch, Director of the Cambridge Judge Business School; Badr Jafar, Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy; and Professor Stephen Toope, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, signing the agreement for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy on 25 September 2019

A new Centre for Strategic Philanthropy has been established at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, dedicated to examining strategic philanthropy within and from the world’s highest-growth markets, including Africa, Developing Asia and the Middle East, at a time when philanthropy’s role in building social and environmental...

26-06-2020

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has launched a new two-week course to help people looking for a change of career prepare for an undergraduate degree.

26-06-2020

Taylor Wessing  has advised sports publisher The Athletic on its acquisition of UK-based football media company Muddy Knees Media, home of 'The Totally Football Show' podcast.

25-06-2020
water sample being tested for legionella_results in 25 minutes

Important safety tests need to be run before a building which has been unoccupied for a long period can be re-opened. Water systems need special attention. The qualified and experienced team at CPMS Cambridge, a subsidiary of COEL, can help advise on all operational issues and guide you to meet government guidelines for the safety of all who...

25-06-2020
Dr Sharath Srinivasan

“Without trust, we don’t flatten the curve,” says Sharath Srinivasan, whose work in developing countries has given him an acute insight into how people’s worldviews and perspectives affect who and what they choose to trust. Through a new communications tool he’s helping to engage communities in Somalia so that COVID-19 risks are communicated...

25-06-2020

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